Friends With Benefits (2011)

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Critic Consensus: Friends with Benefits adds nothing new to its well-worn rom-com formula, but the chemistry between Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis is almost enough to carry the movie by itself.


Movie Info

Dylan (Justin Timberlake) and Jamie (Mila Kunis) think it's going to be easy to add the simple act of sex to their friendship, despite what Hollywood romantic comedies would have them believe. They soon discover however that getting physical really does always lead to complications. -- (C) Sony

Rating: R (for sexual content and language)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: David Newman, Harley Peyton, Keith Merryman, David A. Newman, Will Gluck
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 2, 2011
Box Office: $55.8M
Runtime:
Sony/Screen Gems - Official Site

Cast


as Mr. Harper

as Himself

as Female Coworker

as Flight Attendant

as Darin Arturo Morena

as Hostess

as Ira Ungerleider

as Male Coworker (LA)

as Taxi Driver

as Pam Niborski

as Security Guard

as Photographer

as Caricaturist

as Dylan's Neighbor

as Dylan's Friend

as Carriage Driver

as Policeman

as Dancer
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Critic Reviews for Friends With Benefits

All Critics (167) | Top Critics (43)

Anyone who has ever seen a romantic comedy before knows where this one is going.

Full Review… | October 7, 2011
TheWrap
Top Critic

A sexy, funny and very familiar picture carried by an effervescent atmosphere and some phenomenal chemistry between these two stars.

Full Review… | May 12, 2015
The Improper Bostonian

An abominable beast of a film.

Full Review… | September 8, 2013
Trespass

A smart romantic comedy that both mocks and features romantic clichés.

Full Review… | June 30, 2013
Big Hollywood

It doesn't help, either, that both Timberlake and Kunis are charming yet utterly bland in their respective roles...

Full Review… | February 5, 2013
Reel Film Reviews

Yeah, we all know the formula. But when it works and the chemistry is just right, we love seeing exactly what we expect and hope for.

Full Review… | January 14, 2013
Tribune News Service

Audience Reviews for Friends With Benefits

Guess it works well if you're in a mood for something light. Although the characters pretend to be anti-cliche, the movie gradually turns out to be an ordinary rom-com with a reasonable dose of cliches (thankfully, I was in a mood of overlooking them).

imrealgod
familiar stranger

Super Reviewer

Although it is obvious where this film is going from the first scene they have together, it has its funnier moments. I think Woody Harrelson was the best of the supporting actors in his role as the gay sports writer.

Redlats
Red Lats

Super Reviewer

Funny rom com. Two different people get dumped and they make a deal to become friends with benefits. But the inevitable happens they get emotionally closer. Justin and Mila are hot. They make a cute couple.

thmtsang
Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

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