Overall Rank: 2949
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 210
Theatrical Release Date: 07/22/2011
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 12/02/2011
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Will Gluck
Actors: Justin Timberlake, Mila Kunis, Patricia Clarkson, Woody Harrelson, Jenna Elfman, Richard Jenkins
Plot: A long friendship is put to the test when the relationship turns physical. -- Chris Kavan
Quick Movie Reviews
Olive - wrote on 12/08/2012
Despite some harsh reviews regrading it's predictability, I found Friends with Benefits to be an excellent combination of humor and romance. The cast is excellent, as is the script, and the movie is, overall, highly entertaining.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 11/20/2012
Better than the average romantic comedy movie thanks to the great chemistry between Timberlake and Kunis - and the supporting cast, including Woody Harrelson, Patricia Clarkson and Richard Jenkins is likewise good. A bit predictable, but still a lot of fun that exceeded my expectations.
Full Movie Reviews
Taz - wrote on 01/22/2012
This movie was a cute, fun, predictable Rom-Com. What made it good was the chemistry on screen between Justin Timerlake and Mila Kunis. That is really where is Romantic Comedy is made or broke. The movie No Strings Attached earlier this year was basically the same story line but Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman never clicked for me and I didn't really care about what happened to them and that brought the whole movie down. In this movie Justin and Mila made me stop thinking of them as Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis and start caring about Jamie and Dylan.
The other thing that really brought this movie up a level were the small cameo/supporting characters in the movie. Opening up with Emma Stone and Andy Samberg as the two main characters boyfriend and girlfriend breaking up with …
Nosferatu - wrote on 09/27/2011
This movie is definitely going to my Top Romances. “Friends With Benefits” has got everything a romantic comedy should have: it’s funny, different, entertaining and it’s all about the love and misfortune of two people.
This is a very good movie with a simple storyline about a couple trying to be just friends (with benefits) but, as they get to know each other better and better, being just friends starts getting harder and harder.
Justin Timberlake is revealing himself to be a better actor than he was a singer, although I like his work as a singer too. Either he’s having a lot of luck in the movies he’s getting or he’s actually good, or both. I also loved him in "The Social Network".
In my overall opinion, "Friends with Benefits" is one of the best romantic comedies …
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