No Strings Attached Synopsis
Two lifelong friends (Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher) try not to let sex ruin their relationship.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Ivan Reitman directed, with great verve and unflagging finesse, from a terrifically funny script by Elizabeth Meriwether.
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75

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
The film is also packed with enough sharply scripted screwiness from Adam's roommate (Jake Johnson), Emma's roomie (Greta Gerwig), and...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Kutcher and Portman have terrific screen physics, using their 12-inch height difference to considerable slapstick effect.
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70

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
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...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The few genuinely comic moments and deviations from cutesy rom-com formula make you wish No Strings Attached had traveled a more...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Adam is cute and all, but the real strings worth tying are those that bind this sisterhood of sharp, interesting, sexually active women...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Predictable, cutesy and nowhere near hot-blooded enough.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The movie is just good enough to make us want more and to understand what's missing.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
What's in this cliché grab bag for moviegoers? Well, Portman and Kutcher are a cute mismatch. She's short to his tall, sassy to his sweet,...
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20

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
On the bright side, Ivan Reitman's disappointing new comedy isn't just cheap and formulaic, but so forgettable few people will even remember...
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These actors are more meant for each other like frech fries and ketchup

By RobFarlly
Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher work magically together in this movie. This isn't just another romantic/comedy. You can check it out at [BLOCKED WEBSITE] . com...

Not your standard romantic comedy

By RandytheMovieFan
Lots of laughs, lots of romance and Natalie Portman elevates the drama with a realistic performance as a character who has spent her life trying to submerge her emotions. She and Ashton Kutcher have...

What?

By paul-on-the-mesa
This movie appears to be another, in a long list, of soft porn flicks that are creeping into the public movie houses. Casual sex is made to look acceptable, and cool. In the meantime, unwanted babies...

Adorable movie :) great fun

By JackieRoberts
Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher work magically together in this movie. This isn't just another romantic/comedy. Certainly one of the better movies from Ashton Kutcher in a while. Anyway the movie...

cute and funny

By calgirl5683
this movie is cute and funny and teaches a lesson of love. people who are emotionally closed off and all about their careers can find love too when they least expect it. and there's nothing wrong...

Five Word Review

By URFOE
predictable amusing sexual youthful immature...

Garbage

By movie-pro
No wonder our young people see nothing wrong with premarital sex....

Don't bring the kids please

By herbsantiago
Why didn't they just go all the way and rate the movie XXXXX for the kids? Cannot go to a movie anymore with wife, girlfriend or family...disgusting....

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By Dragon_Girl
i am not a fan of this movie. i think it is just a waste of time watching this. too much drama for me in this movie....

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Rated R | For Sexual content, language and some drug content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Sexy romcom is cliched but surprisingly sweet.
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