Once you get past the OBVIOUS that the title itself is a nonsensical statement (as nobody in there right mind really does knows what women want) and start watching the movie it is obvious that this movie was written by a woman...and I'm not looking it up so if actually was written by man he is my new hero. As I laid there on my couch watching what I was sure going to be another ridiculous chick flick I couldn't turn it off. The movie does not harp on the falsehood of the impossible (understanding what women want) and instead delves into the communications/relationship model as a whole.
Relationships with friends, families and of course the people that we just casually see on the street everyday; just because we may not know their name(s) doesn't mean an interaction doesn't occur of some sort (twitter/facebook/myspace/TV/newspaper/radio etc).
The movie made me further realize the importance of taking notice on the people that make up your day-to-day life. It's up to me to try and listen to what they're trying to say (or what they want to say).
"But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication." -Abraham Maslow