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Drinking Buddies

R| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Although they're both dating other people, two co-workers (Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson) hang out together in bars and try to ignore their mutual attraction.

Cast: Olivia Wilde , Jake Johnson , Anna Kendrick , Ron Livingston , Ti West , Mike Brune , Frank V. Ross , Callie Stephens

Director: Joe Swanberg

Genres: Romantic comedy, Drama

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Drinking Buddies (2013)

Release Date: August 23rd, 2013|1 hr. 30 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • This is a special movie. For almost 20 minutes, Drinking Buddies does almost nothing to indicate where the story is going or whether there is even going to be a story. And yet everything onscreen is interesting, because of the truth of the emotion and the specificity of detail. show more

  • Drinking Buddies is full of relatable dilemmas, guileless moments of kindness and character-based humor. show more

  • If Drinking Buddies is meant to be his ticket into mainstream comedy, it feels mumblecore-ishly vague and rambling in its construction, like "Hannah Takes the Stairs" without the raffish charm. show more

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  • December 13, 2013 wh00000000175148
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    Well, I had read both positive and negative reviews of this movie, so I decided to check it out. While it might have some appeal to the under-25 crowd (although I doubt even that), I found it almost unbearably boring. The biggest problem was that I simply didn\'t care about any of the characters.

  • December 12, 2013 rd00000000174676
    Report This User point to this movie.. waste of time. At least we saw olivia wilde small itty bitty tittes

  • December 10, 2013 Kmacs
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    It builds and then just ends?

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Anna Kendrick Got Legit Drunk While Filming 'Drinking Buddies'

Posted by
Laura Larson on August 24, 2013

Magnolia Pictures Anna Kendrick isn't one to mix work and booze, but sometimes you don't get a choice in the matter. In an interview with Vulture about her Joe Swanberg comedy "Drinking Buddie...

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