• Released
  • September 27, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 29 min
  • Romance
  • 2,377 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Wrestling with good old fashioned expectations of the opposite sex, Jon and Barbara struggle against a media culture full of false fantasies to try and find true intimacy in this unexpected comedy.

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Critic Ratings

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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Gordon-Levitt won't take safe for an answer. So Don Jon tends to stumble as it finds its feet. Still, you leave this movie feeling had at...
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83

The Playlist

By Rodrigo Perez
A beguiling romantic comedy with a heart, soul and pulse that will pleasure you for a full 90 minutes with hardly breaking a sweat.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Gordon-Levitt proves a natural filmmaker, nimbly staging Jon's highly amusing Catholic confessions, along with porn montages that mimic the...
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
I’ll take messy, daring creativity like Gordon-Levitt’s over a formulaic fantasy any day.
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80

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
It's a comedy that moves with a sense of purpose, as Gordon-Levitt does in the title role.
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80

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
A sharp turn on the romantic comedy, a movie about flawed people doing flawed things, often in funny fashion.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Gordon-Levitt the writer-director delivers some great laugh lines and a couple of nifty plot pivots, and Gordon-Levitt the actor gives a...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Johansson gives one of her best performances as the bossy, gum-chewing Jersey girl determined to change Jon into her image of a romantic...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Behind the camera, Gordon-Levitt shows serious promise.
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70

Variety

By Peter Debruge
Gordon-Levitt’s script can be a bit on-the-nose at times, but that’s an indulgence easily forgiven in a debut feature, and this ensemble...
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must go

By jesusrivera400
must go...

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Rated R | For strong graphic sexual material and dialogue throughout, nudity, language and some drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Irreverent romcom about porn is insightful but very graphic.
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