How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days Movie Analysis

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like trying to lose a guy within a 10-day time frame? Well, if you said no, I would be in the same spot as you. I have never imagined it, but if I did I would be able to find out how to do so in the movie, “How to Lose a Guy in 10 days.” This paper will summarize the movie, a gender theory portrayed in the movie, the communication styles between the couple in the relationship, everything Andie does in order to end the relationship, and some of the typical stereotypes that are portrayed throughout the entire movie. I analyzed “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Day,” because I have watched this movie a lot of time and I wanted to watch it again and pay close attention to some of the ideas we have talked about throughout this semester. This movie has an interesting plot that keeps you on your toes the entire movie. First, it starts with us learning about the two main characters and the lives they live. Andie Anderson writes “How to” article for the magazine company she works for. One of…show more content…
When I was watching the movie, I noted how Andie portrayed the typical needy, emotional, and clingy girlfriend. She is representing what a normal girlfriend is expected to be. Another idea that I found interesting was when Andie was at the basketball game and she played clueless and uninterested in the game, when in reality she enjoyed watching basketball games. On the opposite end of the spectrum, Benjamin had claimed to his coworkers that he could get any woman to fall in love with him in 10 days. Therefore, Benjamin was being the opposite of how men usually act. For example, no matter how Andie acted, he was showing his emotions and loving to Andie in order to understand her and their relationship. Benjamin was the complete opposite of how males usually play in movies or when women act the way Andie
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