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A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction.

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Adam (Mark Ruffalo) has just reached the 5-year mark in his sex addiction sobriety with help from his sponsor Mike (Tim Robbins). New-comer Neil (Josh Gad) seeks out Adam's help hoping that he'll be his mentor, but Neil doesn't have the same maturity and continues to harass women at work, on the street, and on the subway. Adam has also just met Phoebe (Gwyneth Paltrow), who might be perfect for him, but Adam hasn't been in a relationship since he recognized his addiction to sex, and Phoebe doesn't date addicts. As Adam navigates the romantic relationship waters, Mike struggles connecting to his former drug-addicted son who has just returned home, and Neil develops a relationship with another woman in his sex addicts group, but a platonic friendship might be exactly what he needs. Written by napierslogs

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Life is a journey you never have to take alone.

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Rated R for language and some strong sexual content | See all certifications »

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14 September 2013 (Denmark)  »

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$540,281 (USA) (20 September 2013)

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$1,059,239 (USA) (25 October 2013)
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Trivia

Gwyneth Paltrow admitted that she was very embarrassed and felt uncomfortable during the stripping scene. See more »

Quotes

Mike: It's like trying to quit crack while the pipe is attached to your body.
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References Il Postino: The Postman (1994) See more »

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THIS YEAR
Written by John Darnielle
Performed by The Mountain Goats
Courtesy of 4AD
By arrangement with Beggars Group Media Limited
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It's really not a comedy
6 October 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Calling this a romantic comedy brings to mind the kind of thing that would have Lisa Kudrow or Jennifer Aniston alongside Patrick Dempsey or Ben Stiller.

Yes, it has several "boy meets girl" moments, but the overall premise of the movie has romance as a side issue and is definitely not a comedy.

On the whole, I enjoyed it, although bits of it were tough to watch, with some strongly adult themes and it definitely wasn't what I was expecting. Anything that focuses on addiction isn't going to be a walk in the park, but selling it as a romantic comedy is misleading and does the film a disservice.

The main cast were great and their characters were interesting. More importantly, the film didn't suffer from the current trait of being too long for the storyline.


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