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Sleeping with Other People (2015)

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A good-natured womanizer and a serial cheater form a platonic relationship that helps reform them in ways, while a mutual attraction sets in.

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Leslye Headland

Writer:

Leslye Headland
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alison Brie ... Lainey
Jason Sudeikis ... Jake
Jordan Carlos ... R.A.
Margarita Levieva ... Hannah
Charles Cain Charles Cain ... Helmet Kid
Adam Brody ... Sam
Michael Cyril Creighton ... Attentive Waiter
Billy Eichner ... SLAA Speaker
Jason Mantzoukas ... Xander
Amanda Peet ... Paula
Victoria Frings ... Nurse
Adam Scott ... Matthew
Natasha Lyonne ... Kara
Andrea Savage ... Naomi
Sawyer Shipman Sawyer Shipman ... Lyle
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Storyline

Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey (Alison Brie) and Jake (Jason Sudeikis) meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither can maintain a relationship. Determined to stay friends despite their mutual attraction, they make a pact to keep it platonic, a deal that proves easier said than done.

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a romantic comedy with commitment issues

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, language including sexual references, and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Was on every top list for anyone involved with Sundance. Premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2015 to rave reviews. See more »

Goofs

The Jurassic 5 shirt that is worn in the opening sequence reflects an album that came out in 2006 but the year on the screen is 2002. See more »

Quotes

Lainey: Are you saying I'm crack cocaine?
Jake: Yeah. Don't sell yourself short. We wouldn't have the west wing without you.
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Crazy Credits

There is an extended scene featuring Xander and his wife simultaneously with the first part of the credits. See more »

Connections

References The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

CHINA TEA
Written by Rudy Khan, Anton Nevski, Pierre Arrachart
Courtesy of APM Music
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Not everyone will like it as much as I did, but some might.
24 January 2016 | by ga_xSee all my reviews

Let's start by saying, you can't take the title as an accurate representation of this movie. It suits it very well though, just not in a literal sense. Some people didn't like it because they expected an original comedy about open relationships and got a romantic comedy about two emotionally messed up individuals. And if you aren't expecting it to be something else, this movie absolutely nails it.

I know not everyone wants to see a movie about those kind of characters, but I'm really sick of rom-coms about people who have a healthy relationship with sex unless they're a bad guy or someone whose not mean to find love. I thought it was really refreshing to see characters with these issues and the movie was well done. Sure it's a romantic comedy with all the right clichés and cheeky music, and sure the characters aren't relatable to everyone, but for me, it was just perfect.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 2015 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Sleeping with Other People See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$89,102, 13 September 2015

Gross USA:

$819,431

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,224,947
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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