• Friends With Benefits (2011)

Friends With Benefits

Release Date: July 22nd, 2011

DVD Release Date: December 2nd, 2011

R |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

Jamie (Mila Kunis) is a New York-based executive recruiter who entices Dylan (Justin Timberlake), an art director from Los Angeles, to take a job at the New York office of GQ magazine. Finding that they have much in common, the two become fast friends. Feeling jaded by a number of broken romances, Dylan and Jamie decide that they are ready to quit looking for true love and focus on having fun. However, complications unfold when the two best pals add sex to their relationship.

Cast: Justin Timberlake, Mila Kunis, Patricia Clarkson, Jenna Elfman, Bryan Greenberg, Richard Jenkins, Woody Harrelson, Nolan Gould

Director: Will Gluck

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Castle Rock Entertainment, Zucker Productions, Olive Bridge Entertainment

Distributors: Sony Pictures

Keywords: New York City, Love interest, 2010s, Charming, Mother, Lighthearted, Love, Pursuit, Sister, Friendship

Ratings & Reviews

  • 55
    Ian BuckwalterNPR

    Watching these two actors move from being sweetly flirtatious to doing real emotional battle may not entirely compensate for the movie's other failings, but it goes a long way toward making amends. show more

  • 45
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    Every actor in Friends with Benefits, including the nearly indestructible Patricia Clarkson and Richard Jenkins, stalls out in the process of pedaling desperately to make this substandard material work. show more

  • 80
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Goes a long way in bringing sexy back to a soggy genre, benefiting greatly from the presence of its likable leads. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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