• No Strings Attached (2011)

No Strings Attached

Release Date: January 21st, 2011

DVD Release Date: May 10th, 2011

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Lifelong friends Emma (Natalie Portman) and Adam (Ashton Kutcher) take their relationship to the next level by having sex. Afraid of ruining their friendship, the new lovers make a pact to keep things purely physical, with no fighting, no jealousy and no expectations. Emma and Adam pledge to do whatever they want, wherever they want, as long as they do not fall in love. The question then becomes: Who will fall first?

Cast: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Cary Elwes, Kevin Kline, Lake Bell, Olivia Thirlby, Greta Gerwig, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges

Director: Ivan Reitman

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Montecito Picture Company

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Friend, 1990s, Doctor, Love interest, Love, Love triangle, Amusing, 2010s, Friendship

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Ivan Reitman directed, with great verve and unflagging finesse, from a terrifically funny script by Elizabeth Meriwether. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Predictable, cutesy and nowhere near hot-blooded enough. show more

  • 70
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    It's all just too cute for words, and more's the pity. Because in the end, No Strings Attached is more meaningful for what it does rather than for what it says along the way. show more

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