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Adult World (2013)

R  |   |  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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Manu Gargi ...
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Old Blind Woman (as Pat Squire)
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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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14 February 2014 (USA)  »

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Akatallilo gia anilikous  »

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$4,368 (USA) (14 February 2014)

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$16,740 (USA) (7 March 2014)
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Trivia

Emma Roberts and Evan Peters also starred together in season 3 and 4 of American Horror Story (2011). See more »

Goofs

Whilst uploading her erotic story to the Le Passion site, it is briefly shown that there is no option for leaving one's phone number. Also, Amy did not attach a file, nor did she include her email address in the spaces provided on the submission form, therefore her receiving a phone call from the magazine is unlikely. See more »

Quotes

Amy: I need a drink!
Rat Billings: Holy mother of god.
Amy: Make it a stiff one, buster, and make it snappy.
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Not a great comedy, but not a bad movie.
18 February 2014 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Don't go to this movie and expect a grand comedy, the jokes are not piled on to one another with just enough room between them for you to catch your breath.

I had never heard of this movie and just watched it because I love John Cusack, and when I became aware of it's existence I didn't read anything about it before watching (I like to do that, go in to a movie blank in mind, not expecting anything) and I found it to be a sweet movie. It's not the best movie ever, but it is not the worst. It had it's LOL- moments but they were few although not out of place, when I later watched IMDb and saw it was ranked as a comedy and not a drama I was dumbfounded. I would rank it as a comedy/drama at least.

Emma Roberts character felt a little ambiguous at times. And it was weird but actually really refreshing to see John Cusack in the role of the asshole, not a role he often plays without humor attached to it.

It's a movie well worth the watch, if you only keep an open mind to it going in. And I really liked it for what it was, a sweet movie about a girl trying to follow her dreams.


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