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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

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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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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. Written by lament

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a romantic comedy with commitment issues

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 2015 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Jamais entre amis 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, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$814,775, 8 November 2015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,224,947, 7 May 2018
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Proved so popular at Sundance that it was also played at 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. It sold out pre-sale tickets. See more »

Goofs

When Lainey sees Matthew about to start running, the same extra crosses the same point twice. See more »

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Xander: My love is conditional!
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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 »

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References Rush Hour (1998) See more »

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Written by Dylan Engen Ragland
Performed by Party Favor
Courtesy of Mad Decent
By arrangement with The Greater Goods Co.
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When Harry-ish met Sally-ish...
23 December 2015 | by Dr_SaganSee all my reviews

Let me start by saying, the title is misleading.

You might think that this is about a married couple (or couples) who have a "free" relationship and it is allowed to sleep with other people, have one night stands and so on.

Far from it and far from original, this is the story of 2 students (a "boy" and a "girl") who had a fling back in the days and meet again after 15 years but they are reluctant to begin a relationship between them. They try to stay friends and keep their relationship platonic while they keep denying the physical attraction they have to one another.

So, it is basically a "When Harry met Sally" rip off which tries to implement a more raw "sexual" and comedic style.

Despite the fact that this is rated "R" there is no nudity or vulgarity which makes it a bad decision to rated like that. If nothing else they lose tickets without a cause.

The 2 leads are somehow likable but I wouldn't say that they have a strong chemistry together. The rest of the cast is mostly unsympathetic especially Adam Scott who plays the man-trophy in this.

It is not funny per se. Near the end the things might even be considered dramatic with a scene that seems pointless and out of the blue, just before the obvious (from the start), forced conclusion.

There are some technical problems too. The direction and especially the editing are amateurish especially at the beginning of the movie.

Overall: I understand that there is some hype about this movie and some people are excited to see it (maybe they misunderstood the premise too). But this is overall a sub-par movie, trying to wear the shoes of a rom-com classic.


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