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No Strings Attached (2011)

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

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21 January 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fuckbuddies  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$19,652,921 (USA) (23 January 2011)

Gross:

$70,662,220 (USA)
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Trivia

The trailers seen in the music video shoot are from Star Waggons; a company founded and operated by Lyle Waggoner, a supporting star of the long running Carol Burnett show, and regular on the first season of Wonder Woman. See more »

Goofs

While the fall 2010 day and date shown earlier on Emma's phone are historically correct, she later says that the approaching Friday is Valentine's Day. Valentine's Day actually fell on Monday in 2011. See more »

Quotes

Eli: Hey!
Patrice: Did we? Yes, we did. We went to college together. You have two gay dads.
Eli: Yeah, I'm the man with the two gay dads.
Patrice: They helped me move my boxes sophomore year.
Eli: They're the best. I love them. I'm super straight, though.
Patrice: Okay.
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Referenced in Field of Dreams 2: Lockout (2011) See more »

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Written by D'Angelo (as Michael D'Angelo Archer) & Raphael Saadiq
Performed by D'Angelo
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Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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No soul
21 August 2011 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

Decent acting, sure. But the core, dialog and development offers very little to anyone older than 16.

The movie has one or two memorable moments. The rest was just bubble gum.

Given the outset, adding any delightful, surprising, thought provoking or interesting situations would be hard, but very possible. Though I obviously didn't watch this movie for depth, but when the brain is missing I do expect the heart to be compensated. This movie just simply failed to deliver.

If asked I wouldn't be able to pinpoint any particular reason to recommend this movie.


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