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Thanks for Sharing (2012)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dede (as Alecia Moore)


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.


Comedy | Drama

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

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Release Date:

14 September 2013 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Gracias por compartir  »

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


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

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


When Dede phones Neil to receive support not to go to her ex-boyfriend's place, Neil is wearing a brown T-shirt while speaking on the phone. However, as he's rushing off to meet Dede, he's wearing a blue polo shirt, which he later ends up puking all over. Dede offers him a change of clothes, but when he leaves Neil's suddenly wearing the blue polo shirt again, only now it's been magically cleaned.As he bikes home from seeing Dede, he's wearing a pink shirt instead. See more »


Mike: Is all of Manhattan just one big f***ing catwalk?
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References ER (1994) See more »


Written and Performed by Billy Bragg
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Underrated, definitely worth a watch.
16 October 2013 | by (Melbourne, AUS) – See all my reviews

I actually laughed pretty hard in this. What I was really impressed with was the contrasting emotions throughout the entire movie and it dealt with a somewhat overlooked issue in society these days. The movie didn't really slow down at all and there was always something happening. Acting is great but that's to be expected with Mark Ruffalo and Gwenyth Paltrow. Josh Gad is hilarious as always an definitely has all the laugh out loud moments. While I'm not a fan of P!nk in any capacity, she holds herself well in this role. I'm not sure why it got a fairly average 6.3 on IMDb and a 54 on Metacritic. Perhaps it is a bit confrontational in some aspects for some people but it isn't advertised as a feel good romantic comedy. Even if you don't see it in the theatres, make sure you get it on DVD, you won't regret it.

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