• Released
  • September 17, 2010
  • (Limited 9/17)
  • R , 1 hr 20 min
  • Comedy
  • 5 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A young couple decides to give each other one night in which they're free to find someone and have sex with them, no questions asked.

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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Aselton gets a lot said in 78 minutes. I think the main thing she says is something never overtly spoken, that life is essentially a lonely...
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
This engaging, nicely observed look at a 30ish L.A. couple who allow each other a one-night stand to help reheat their 7-year-old marital...
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70

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
A smart seriocomic playlet with some emotionally harsh moments, although it refrains from plumbing its subject in agonizing depth.
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60

Variety

By Todd McCarthy
From a performance p.o.v., Aselton and Shepard hold the screen well and are most watchable, and Aselton does a fluid directing job within...
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40

Boxoffice Magazine

By John P. McCarthy
With a premise better suited to comedy than drama, The Freebie is more somber and less stimulating than expected.
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40

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
The Freebie grimly reaffirms the status quo, concluding it's better to have no sex at all than to forsake the Ikea-furnished domestic...
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40

Village Voice

By Nick Pinkerton
None of the dialogue, presumably arrived at through improvisation, is either funny or memorable.
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38

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Katie Aselton has achieved the seemingly impossible. She's turned a movie about sex into a boring, talky snooze.
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Rated R | For Language and sexual content