Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Tracy Morgan, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Josh Brener, Tamala Jones, Phoebe Robinson, Max Greenfield, Jason Jones, Shaquille O’Neal
Romantic fantasy comedy directed by Adam Shankman, in which the story follows successful sports agent, Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson), who’s constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When Ali is passed up for a well-deserved promotion, she questions what else she needs to do to succeed in a man’s world, until she gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts.
With her newfound power, Ali looks to outsmart her colleagues as she races to sign the next basketball superstar, but the lengths she has to go to will put her relationship with her best friends and a potential new love interest (Aldis Hodge) to the test.
Ali Davis: I’m making partner, baby!
Jenna: [to Ali] Time to break that glass ceiling.
Nick: We all know who deserves this. Give it for our summit worldwide sport management’s newest partner.
[Nick throws the football and Ali quickly catches it]
Nick: Woh! Uh, Ali, that pass was actually to Eddie.
Ali Davis: I’m so sick of this boys club.
Nick: [to Ali] You don’t connect well with men. Stay in your lane.
Man #1: [to Ali] I don’t trust women who don’t get dudes. Like I don’t trust a man with no eyebrows and too many keys.
Olivia: [to Ali] I know someone you should talk to.
Psychic Lady: I can help you connect with men. Why don’t we have some tea?
Ali Davis: This smell like dirt.
Psychic Lady: No, that’s just jasmine tea, if you don’t count the weed, and the peyote, and the crack.
[waking up in the hospital after drinking the tea and knocking herself out at a club]
Dr. Wilson: Oh, hello. Welcome back, Miss David.
[Ali hears Wilson’s thoughts]
Dr. Wilson: Thank God this one didn’t die on me. Starting today, no more drinking at work.
Ali Davis: Hey, that’s too much information.
Dr. Wilson: I didn’t say anything.
Ali Davis: I feel weird after last night.
[Ali hears her assistant’s thoughts]
Ali’s Assistant: Yeah, that’s what happens when tequila meets desperation.
Ali Davis: Okay, saying things you shouldn’t be saying to your boss.
Ali’s Assistant: [thinking] Holy crap! Can you hear my inner thoughts?
Ali Davis: I can hear your inner thoughts!
Ali Davis: I can only hear men’s thoughts.
[Ali hears the valet guy’s thoughts as she walks past him]
Valet Guy: That cloud you’re walking through, that’s my farts.
Ali Davis: It’s the psychic! She gave me this tea!
Ali’s Assistant: You drank it?!
Ali Davis: She said to!
Ali’s Assistant: I thought black people stopped drinking tea after Get Out.
Psychic Lady: [to Ali] Weren’t you complaining about men trying to keep you down?
Ali Davis: Do we have any meetings on the books?
Man #2: Nothing yet.
[hearing his thoughts]
Man #2: Except the private poker game tonight.
Ali Davis: This is not a curse. This is a gift.
[Ali is a poker game]
Man #1: Little lady, what you doing at the big boys table, huh?
Ali Davis: Two grand.
[Ali hears the thoughts of the men at the poker game]
Man #3: I’m bluffing these fools.
Man #4: I’m missing Real Housewives.
Shaquille O’Neal: Shaq finally has a winning hand. Why am I thinking in the third person?
Man #1: I smell toast. Am I having a stroke? Wait, I have toast in my pocket. Wooph.
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