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Drinking Buddies (2013)

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Luke and Kate are coworkers at a brewery who spend their nights drinking and flirting heavily. One weekend away together with their significant others proves who really belongs together and who doesn't.

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Luke and Kate are co-workers at a Chicago brewery, where they spend their days drinking and flirting. They're perfect for each other, except that they're both in relationships. Luke is in the midst of marriage talks with his girlfriend of six years, Kate is playing it cool with her music producer boyfriend Chris. But you know what makes the line between "friends" and "more than friends" really blurry? Beer. Written by Anonymous

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A comedy about knowing when to say when.

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Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »

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25 July 2013 (USA)  »

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Drinking Buddies  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$19,505 (USA) (23 August 2013)

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$342,936 (USA) (15 November 2013)
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Trivia

Because there was no script and the making of the film was so up in the air, the actors would show up on set often not knowing what they would be filming that day. Ron Livingston arrived in Chicago (where the movie was filmed) one day before he was scheduled to work, but then received a call telling him that filming was ahead of schedule so he would be working that day and that he would be filming "the break up scene". Livingston knew that his character had a relationship with Olivia Wilde's character and to a certain extent with Anna Kendrick's too, so when he arrived on set, he had to ask the director which one of the two he was breaking up with and why. See more »

Goofs

When Kate and Luke were making up during lunch break at work the day after her move, Luke's 'badly' cut hand was suddenly back to normal. Discovered by my princess Julie. See more »

Quotes

Chris: Sometimes things that are really hard can be really rewarding because they're hard, you know!
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Crazy Credits

The title of the movie only appears in the ending credits and Jason Sudeikis's character 'Gene Dentler' is credited as 'Himself'. See more »

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Turns Around The Bottle
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This movie is a lesson to all the movie making people about how relationship works in real life!
29 July 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

When I was watching, I was expecting and worried at the same time that this movie would wind up the same way as the 1000 movies I have already seen about courtship and the drama and weak constructions of a relationship that follows that in a movie.

But this movie doesn't have any of the routine non-sense that other movies have and the ending could not have been better.

I know all the negative reviews preceding this, but they have not seen all the boring movies which always have the same ending. I 'm really happy that this movie doesn't end like that.

The director has done a great job in making the movie as lively as possible. In this movie, I felt like the actors were was not even acting, It felt so real rather than the cliché crap we see on other movies.


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