For a Good Time, Call ... Synopsis
Two roommates (Ari Graynor, Lauren Anne Miller) start a phone-sex line.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This movie is basically where some small-screen comedy in the last year has been: "2 Broke Girls," "New Girl," and, their far superior...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
For a Good Time, Call... tells the tender tale of two roommates who team up to launch a phone-sex line. Whatever their virtues or flaws,...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
A feel-good raunch-com whose dirty-talk plot comes from a convincingly female perspective instead of feeling like cut-and-paste Apatow.
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63

New York Post

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Travis, making his feature debut, gets very likable performances out of his female stars. And it's nice to see sex given its due as a wide,...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
In a rare instance of truth in advertising, the movie actually is a good time.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Even if the film should be retitled "For a Fairly Good Time, Call ..." at least we're not back on the couch with another variation on the...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The most adorably filthy movie you may ever see.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The main distinction of this particular raunchfest, about the economic opportunities available to women in the phone-sex industry, is that...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
In its way, the film is more concerned with the love between friends than the sex between strangers.
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50

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Does its share of teasing, but amounts to nothing serious.
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Overly simplistic girl-friendship movie

By pedsarq
This movie is obsessed with sex! The more interesting parts in this movie are, in fact, overshadowed by the writer's infatuation with the shock that awkward sex-heavy conversations and certain props...

For a good time go to this movie!

By mycatinky
I can't remember the last time I enjoyed going to the movies so much!!! There were nearly non-stop laughs, the acting was perfection and overall the flow of the movie was perfect. I would highly...

Sundance Favorite Huge Hit!

By dhenkedh7
The buzz from Sundance was dead on. This little, under-the-radar story of two girls finding friendship through a phone sex business is terrific. Not only does it benefit from a tight, well-written...

Refreshing and fun

By Merriditha
A thoroughly enjoyable kinda-chic flic - I say "kinda" because of all the raunchy fun and pretty faces that most guys will enjoy enough to see the show with their chic. The cameos were fun and the...

Fun and Funny Gal Buddy Movie.

By Alon Patterson
Film comedy's a tough gig, given the lack of audience feedback in real time. Still, some writers and onscreen talent have a knack for it and others don't. While this film isn't exactly a riotous...

Hysterical!

By dannypants
Far raunchier than I expected, but also alot more heart than I expected, too! I laughed ALOT! I highly recommend this movie! (but don't see it with your mother!)...

A Must See!

By hhh91
For a Good Time Call is a funny, feel-good movie that provides entertainment from start to finish. When I first saw the trailer it appeared to be an amusing chick-flick but it was so much more. I...

Enjoy the trailer instead

By somewords
It offered a few brief laughs but the audience was mostly silent for 90 minutes. Another example of expert editing to make an amusing trailer for a movie that falls short. It would've made a funny...

Wrong on so many funny levels

By Nolette
Finally girls are making a not gross but dirty funny movie!! Loved Justin Long as the referee/best gay guy friend, and the girls were really cute. l really enjoyed this movie....

good time!!

By aimmasu
What fun-A surprise and thoroughly enjoyable-though crass at times its endearing and charming story of friendship rings true!...

More Info

Rated R | For Language, Strong Sexual Content and Some Drug Use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Silly phone sex comedy is lighthearted but crude.
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