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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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Complete credited cast:
... Kate
... Luke
... Jill
... Chris
... Dave
... Gene Dentler
... Mike
Frank V. Ross ... Frank
Michael Gaertner ... Man w / Fiance
Kristin Davis ... Fiance
Jim Cibak ... Jim
Alicia Van Couvering ... Amy
Michael Zeller ... Eli
... Angry Car Guy
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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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »

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25 July 2013 (USA)  »

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$19,505, 25 August 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$342,936, 15 November 2013
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This film was entirely improvised. There was no script, and the only things the actors and the crew had was a vague outline of the plot and the order in which certain events would take place. See more »

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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 »

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Chris: Sometimes things that are really hard can be really rewarding because they're hard, you know!
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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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References Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

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Soon It Will Be Fire
Written by Richard Youngs
Performed by Richard Youngs
Published by Richard Youngs
Courtesy of Jagjaguwar
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A realistic view of adult relationships
1 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

As a warning to anyone wishing to see this movie: it is not a COMEDY nor was it designed to be. Jake Johnson usually plays comedic roles but do not expect any big laughs from him or the cast. This movie is essentially a new take on a classic relationship quagmire - 2 adults who are doomed to remain friends despite a strong sexual attraction towards each other.

The films strongest point is the portrayal of realism in regards to adult relationships. You won't find any cheesy romantic quips or witty comedic banter - just adults trying their best to deal with the problems of love and life. A large portion of the film may seem uneventful but for anyone who has been in this type of situation before, you will establish a greater connection to the lovelorned co-stars.

Olivia Wilde is surprisingly genuine and in-depth along with Johnson. Jason Sudeikis has a wasted cameo (probably decided to be in the film to keep tabs on his new wifey, Olivia). Other then that, no one else really stands out.

It is best to come into this film with the realization that it is not a comedy; that way you will have a greater appreciation of the adult themes laid out.


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