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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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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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21 January 2011 (USA)  »

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Fuckbuddies  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£978,974 (UK) (25 February 2011)

Gross:

$70,625,986 (USA) (1 April 2011)
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Although Emma (Natalie Portman) is implied to be nude and no frontal is seen. Natalie Portman's bare bottom can be briefly glimpsed when she gets out of bed and gets dressed. In the scene where they have sex for the 2nd time at Adam's place, where they agree to become sex friends. See more »

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When Wallace takes a picture of Adam and two girls at a party he holds Adam's phone horizontally (landscape orientation). Seconds later the picture received on Emma's phone is seen in vertical layout (portrait). See more »

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Emma: You look like a pumpkin, bitch!
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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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