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No Strings Attached (2011)

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A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.

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Ivan Reitman

Writers:

Elizabeth Meriwether (screenplay), Michael Samonek (story) (as Mike Samonek) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Natalie Portman ... Emma
Ashton Kutcher ... Adam
Kevin Kline ... Alvin
Cary Elwes ... Dr. Metzner
Greta Gerwig ... Patrice
Lake Bell ... Lucy
Olivia Thirlby ... Katie Kurtzman
Ludacris ... Wallace (as Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges)
Jake Johnson ... Eli
Mindy Kaling ... Shira
Talia Balsam ... Sandra Kurtzman
Ophelia Lovibond ... Vanessa
Guy Branum ... Guy
Ben Lawson ... Sam
Jennifer Irwin ... Megan
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Storyline

Occasionally in the 15 years since summer camp, Adam and Emma cross paths. When he discovers that an ex-girlfriend is living with his dad, he gets drunk, calls every woman in his cell phone contact list, and ends up passed out naked in her living room. By this time, she's a medical resident in L.A. and he's a gopher on a "Glee"-like TV series, hoping to be a writer. She guards her emotions (calling her father's funeral "a thing"), so after a quick shag in the moments she has before leaving for the hospital, she asks if he wants a no-strings-attached, sex-only relationship, without romance or complications. A prescription for fun or for disaster? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Friendship has its benefits

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Ukrainian

Release Date:

21 January 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fuckbuddies See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,652,921, 23 January 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$70,662,220

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$149,228,077
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Elizabeth Meriwether, for whom this is the first produced screenplay, was very involved during the shoot, much to her delight. See more »

Goofs

When Wallace takes a picture of Adam and two girls at a party he holds Adam's phone horizontally (landscape orientation). Seconds later the picture received on Emma's phone is seen in vertical layout (portrait). See more »

Quotes

Emma: [Wearing 3-D glasses] Wow... It's like it's coming right at me.
Adam: I'm cumming... Uh! Fuck!
[Adam comes on Emma's face]
Emma: Did you just cum at me?
Adam: I thought you just said it.
Emma: Hmm... These glasses must be really good then.
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Connections

References The Wedding Singer (1998) See more »

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LIFE IS PRECIOUS
Written & Performed by Megan Jacobs
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Boring and stupid and rude
26 December 2011 | by vampyrecowboySee all my reviews

I gave it a 2.

This simply sucks for a movie.

It drags on far too long and the dialogue and characters are dull as beans.

Ashton sucks as a lead and the story doesn't help.

Totally unrealistic.

Totally uninteresting and a waste of my download on netflix.

I'm glad that this came as a monthly package in my bill and that I didn't have to actually pay for this.

How I long for real plots and stories that actually entertain.


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