Jon Martello objectifies everything in his life: his apartment, his car, his family, his church, and, of course, women. His buddies even call him Don Jon because of his ability to pull "10s" every weekend without fail. Yet even the finest flings don't compare to the transcendent bliss he achieves alone in front of the computer watching pornography. Dissatisfied, he embarks on a journey to find a more gratifying sex life, but ends up learning larger lessons of life and love through relationships with two very different women.Written by
Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character in Don Jon is made out to be an avid consumer of Swiffer cleaning products. This draws a parallel to the 2011 film 50/50, in which Gordon-Levitt's character also expresses a particular fondness of Swiffer products. See more »
When Barbara and Jon meet after they split up, Barbara pulls her hair to one side. In the next shot, her hair is on both sides of her head again. See more »
Yeah. Not gonna lie. But this sound makes me hard as a fucking rock.
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I saw this at a pre-screening for SXSW and I was really impressed. Joseph Gordon-Levitt really holds his own as a writer/director, and it was nice to see him in a role I hadn't really considered him "right" for. Scarlett Johansen and Julianne Moore are both wonderful as well. Basically, you should see this if you get the chance. It's funny, charming, different, and tells a great story that ends up going in a direction I hadn't anticipated.
This movie basically tells the story of a young guido (Gordon-Levitt) who has a porn addiction and ends up in a relationship with Scarlett Johansen's character. One thing leads to another, blah blah blah.... you'll see when you see it. I don't want to give too much away.
Anyway, yeah! Really good movie, great directorial debut, and a well told story. I'd recommend this film.
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