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Release Date: August 23rd, 2013

DVD Release Date: December 3rd, 2013

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

Production Co: Burn Later Prods.

Distributors: Magnolia Pictures

Keywords: Emotional, Love, 2010s

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  • Writer-director-editor Swanberg should actually get first billing, as it’s his touch that makes Drinking Buddies something special. 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

  • In a film about how hard it is to know what you want, and then to express it, Swanberg gets to the heart of the matters of the heart with disarming doses of both charm and wisdom. show more

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