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No Strings Attached (I) (2011)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  21 January 2011 (USA)
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A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.

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Storyline

Occasionally in the 15 years since summer camp, Adam and Emma cross paths. When he discovers that an ex-girlfriend is living with his dad, he gets drunk, calls every woman in his cell phone contact list, and ends up passed out naked in her living room. By this time, she's a medical resident in L.A. and he's a gopher on a "Glee"-like TV series, hoping to be a writer. She guards her emotions (calling her father's funeral "a thing"), so after a quick shag in the moments she has before leaving for the hospital, she asks if he wants a no-strings-attached, sex-only relationship, without romance or complications. A prescription for fun or for disaster? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Friendship has its benefits

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 January 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fuckbuddies  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$19,652,921 (USA) (21 January 2011)

Gross:

$70,625,986 (USA) (1 April 2011)
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Natalie Portman originally entered the project as a producer and not as a member of the cast. She remained an executive producer after being cast as Emma. The film is credited as a production of Portman's production company, Handsomecharlie Films. See more »

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Adam flinches and turns his head well before Emma slaps him in the emergency room. Not only was the slap unexpected, but Adam had taken painkillers, so he should have been far less likely to react that quickly. See more »

Quotes

Adam: You know, I don't want to freak you out, but I'd love to hang out with you in the daytime sometime.
Emma: It's not really possible. I have no time. I work 80 hours a week doing 36-hour shifts. What I need is someone who's going to be in my bed in 2 a.m. who I don't have to lie to or eat breakfast with.
Adam: I hate breakfast.
Emma: Do you want to do this?
Adam: Do what?
Emma: Use each other for sex at all hours of the day and night, nothing else.
Adam: [soundbite of music] Yeah, I could do that.
Emma: Good.
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I'M THE ONLY ONE FOR YOU
Written & Performed by Dewayne Satterfield
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Thank God We Got In For Free
11 February 2011 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

What an awful, non-funny, crass, stupid movie. Don't waste your money...and if you get the chance to see it for free...don't waste your time. It's that bad.

I will admit I am not a big fan of Ashton Kutcher, but surprisingly the quality of this movie had already hit the "stink" level without factoring in Ashton's acting skills. We can start with the writing, the directing, the story, etc....just pitiful.

Honestly, I would have had a more enjoyable two hours if I had walked out after the first fifteen minutes...and it wasn't just me...my date hated it as well. But I had indulged in an order of nachos and didn't want to drag those with me out into the cold, cold, Chicago night so we stayed and finished our snacks and then stayed just hoping against hope that there would be some redeemable quality to the movie..... alas.....there wasn't.


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