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Friends with Benefits (2011)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  22 July 2011 (USA)
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While trying to avoid the clichés of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan Harper and Jamie Rellis soon discover however that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications.

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Jamie Rellis (Mila Kunis) is a New York City head-hunter trying to sign Los Angeles-based art director Dylan Harper (Justin Timberlake) for her client. When he takes the job and makes the move, they quickly become friends. Their friendship turns into a friendship with benefits, but with Jamie's emotionally damaged past and Dylan's history of being emotionally unavailable, they have to try to not fall for each other the way Hollywood romantic comedies dictate. Written by napierslogs

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Friendship is a four-letter word. See more »

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Rated R for some violent content and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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22 July 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amigos con beneficios  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,622,150 (USA) (22 July 2011)

Gross:

$55,802,754 (USA) (16 September 2011)
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Trivia

"Bryce", the male lead in the fictional romantic comedy shown throughout the film is played by Jason Segel in an uncredited role. He also appeared as Mila Kunis' love interest in Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) and as Justin Timberlake's romantic rival in Bad Teacher (2011), both romantic comedies. See more »

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When Dylan its explaining why his mom is not coming Mr. Harper's arm is going up and down as the camera changes angles. See more »

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Taxi Driver: Welcome to New York! Go and fuck a dick!
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Referenced in Melissa & Joey: Enemies with Benefits (2011) See more »

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Why did i expect more?
2 September 2011 | by See all my reviews

I saw the advert for this on TV and thought that this could have potential to watch with my girlfriend so we went to see it. Ohh how i was wrong, i can honestly say i can't think of a worse film i have seen all year. The acting was terrible the storyline was predictable the editing was shocking too.

The whole film seems rushed in the sense that for the 1st 20mins the conversation is back and forth so fast it all drowns in to one monotone noise. It does ease off a bit towards the end but it was too little too late.

I can see JT being in films as a cameo role but to be a lead actor that takes some acting talent which he has none of.

I want the 90mins back of my life.


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