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Adult World (2013)

 -  Comedy  -  14 February 2014 (USA)
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Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.

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Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.

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When life gets hard, rise to the occasion.

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Rated R for sexual content and some drug use | See all certifications »
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$4,368 (USA) (14 February 2014)

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$16,740 (USA) (7 March 2014)
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Shiloh Fernandez auditioned for the role of Manny. See more »

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Amy: How about a little advice before I depart?
Rat Billings: Love... love until you hate. Then learn to hate your love. Then forgive your hate for loving it.
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Oh, Syracuse
17 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a cool film and I'm glad they used Syracuse as the location, but they didn't use the actual Adult World store on Route 5. I dated someone that worked there in 2002 and would hang around sometimes because it was a strange and hilarious place to spend an hour or so. As a matter of fact, I found Syracuse to be full of some truly warped people and I really enjoyed the weirdness. In some ways this film reflects the bizarreness of that city, but I must admit a lot of the situations I found myself in were completely over the top, fairly similar to the scenes in this film but if they were ever filmed they would never be seen. It's possible the script for this film was dumbed down to make the material more accessible for the average audience. I would also like to note that it snowed a lot more than this film shows, like all the time in the winter.


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