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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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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A movie with no moral character

By Pammo1949
I was extremely disappointed with this movie. Suffered through a string of low life gutter jokes and horrible explicit sexual humor. the movie had potential - for a romance comedy -- but where...

last minute and liked it

By goalie3131
I went to see this because I was seeing a movie on a whim and it was showing at the time I was there. It surprised me though. I didn't have huge expectations but it was good. The acting was really...

Great Movie

By mzzmisty
Funny, Romantic, Great Meaning. A Must See....

sweet!

By D_Evans
Cute and funny. It's just a movie, it's not made to influence the audience. It's entertainment people. So, those who decide to have casual sex, chose on their own, not because Ashton and Natalie did...

No Strings Attached

By KJHowerter
This film starred two great comedic actors whose chemistry on screen was palpable! They were both uninhibited and their ability to live out the "friends with benefits" scenario was believable. The...

Fun! Fun! Fun!

By hhollan1
Loved it!...

Lovedddddd it

By dianis18
Loved this movieeeeee! One I will be purchasing when it becomes available...

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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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