Adam finds out, gets drunk and calls the women in his phone seeking a hookup

Director Ivan Reitman Music director John Debney Country United States
Release date -01-11) (Westwood premiere) -01-21) Writer Elizabeth Meriwether (screenplay), Michael Samonek (story), Elizabeth Meriwether (story) Executive producers Natalie Portman, Roger Birnbaum, Jonathan Glickman, Gary Barber, Tom Pollock Cast Natalie Portman (Emma Kurtzman), Ashton Kutcher (Adam Franklin), Greta Gerwig (Patrice), Kevin Kline (Alvin), Olivia Thirlby (Katie Kurtzman), Lake Bell (Lucy) Similar movies Thank You for Smoking , Friends with Benefits , Mission: Impossible III , Salt , The Switch , The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Tagline Friendship has its benefits.

No Strings Attached is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and written by Elizabeth Meriwether. Starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher, the film is about two friends who decide hookuphotties.net/craigslist-hookup/ to make a pact to have “no strings attached” casual sex without falling in love with each other. The film was released in the United States on .

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After first meeting at a summer camp as teenagers, Emma (Natalie Portman) and Adam (Ashton Kutcher) run into each other a few times as young adults but never keep in touch. Emma becomes a d a production assistant for a musical television show. Adam’s father Alvin (Kevin Kline), the well-known star of a former hit television comedy series, has begun a romance with Adam’s ex-girlfriend, Vanessa (Ophelia Lovibond). The next morning, he wakes on a sofa wearing nothing but a small towel. It turns out that he texted Emma and then came to the apartment she shares with some other residents-Patrice (Greta Gerwig), Shira (Mindy Kaling), and Guy (Guy Branum). Once there, he took off all his clothes and then passed out. Emma leads Adam to her bedroom to retrieve his missing pants and they end up having sex.

The two have sex again at Adam’s house and before she leaves Adam agrees to her proposal for a casual relationship (as she puts it, using each other for the dirty and nothing else). Adam warns Emma about falling in love with him, but she dismisses the idea and sets ground rules to keep what they’re doing from becoming too serious. At first things go well, but Adam becomes jealous when Sam (Ben Lawson)-another resident-seeks her attention. Adam brings Emma a gift (a mix CD) and she rebuffs him, saying they should stop for a while and hook up with other people. But after being apart for two weeks Emma returns to Adam and they continue being sex friends only.

Adam’s birthday comes along a few months later. He goes out for dinner with Alvin and Vanessa, who announce their plan to have a baby together. Emma berates the other couple while defending Adam. He persuades her to go out together on Valentine’s Day. Things fall apart when she becomes too uncomfortable during the date. An angry Emma advises Adam that he should find someone else who won’t hurt him. Adam tells Emma that he loves her-something she’s not at all receptive to hearing-they have a fight, ending their arrangement.

No Strings Attached (film)

Six weeks later, a script Adam wrote is being filmed. He gets a regular writing job on the show with the help of Lucy (Lake Bell), the show’s assistant director, who is clearly attracted to Adam. Meanwhile, Emma is depressed over not being with Adam. The situation is compounded and complicated by her younger sister Katie’s (Olivia Thirlby) wedding the next day and her widowed mother (Talia Balsam) arriving for the event with a male companion (Brian Dierker) of her own. Emma feels she is being strong for her mom by not letting herself get too close to anyone so she won’t become upset by seeing Emma get hurt if a relationship ends poorly. Emma’s mom tells her to stop.