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Friends with Benefits (2011)

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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)  »

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Amigos con beneficios  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$55,802,754 (USA) (16 September 2011)
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Director Will Gluck's previous film was Easy A (2010), which features Emma Stone and Patricia Clarkson as mother and daughter. See more »

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While dancing for the track 'Closing Time', the people standing around Jamie change as the camera angle changes. See more »

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Jamie: Why don't they ever a make a movie about what happens after they kiss?
Dylan: They do, it's called porn.
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At the end, the credits are passed through the screen by hands like using a touch screen. See more »

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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.187 (2011) See more »

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Closing Time
Written by Dan Wilson
Performed by Semisonic
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Lame.... Useless waste of time.
9 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Watching movies about shallow premises coupled by lame dialogue and Narcissistic acting are enough to sour me early on. Why did I invest my time watching this pointless bilge. Apparently, the supposed "Most beautiful woman in the world', Mila Kunis is what kept me somewhat intrigued. close ups of her stunning face and dark beauty is what keeps me watching. Outside of the aesthetic quality of her appearance I had to constantly get up out of my couch to do something more useful like wash dishes or clip my fingernails.

This movie is lame and is just a feeble excuse to showcase the two leads and the materialistic world they live in. I don't know much about Justin Timberlake, because I never paid much attention to him outside of Hollywood tabloids forcing this drip into our living room. I also hate when they have to incorporate the obligatory Rap music into movies with White actors, as if they genuinely like this putrid form of noise.

It's annoying and makes young people look shallow, self-serving and apathetic.

If you want to look at Mila and her entrancing beauty, click on some thumbnails online. otherwise, save yourself 95 minutes.


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