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Friends with Kids (2011)

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Two best friends decide to have a child together while keeping their relationship platonic, so they can avoid the toll kids can take on romantic relationships.

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Julie and Jason have been best friends for years with no romantic interest in each other. He sleeps with someone new every few days, and she's looking for Mr. Right. Now in their thirties, they notice that their friends seem to lose all their good qualities when they have children - child rearing and the spark of Eros don't seem to co-exist. So, they decide to have a child together, share in child rearing, but pursue their own romantic lives. Things go well until he meets Mary Jane and she meets Kurt. Both seem like perfect mates. What could go wrong? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Love. Happiness. Kids. Pick two. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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16 March 2012 (USA)  »

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Plan perfecto  »

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Opening Weekend:

$2,017,466 (USA) (9 March 2012)

Gross:

$7,250,054 (USA) (8 June 2012)
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Trivia

Jennifer Westfeldt wanted Jake Kasdan to direct it, but Jake Kasdan turned it down, opted to produce it instead, but was the one that suggested that Jennifer Westfeldt herself directed it. See more »

Goofs

When Jason describes his girlfriend Mary Jane to Julie and insists that she should meet her, while leaving the house Julie's white scarf is tied in one scene and untied in the next scene. See more »

Quotes

Ben: So, why didn't you guys ever even try to get together?
Jason Fryman: It's too much familiarity. It's like she's one of my limbs.
Ben: And that's bad, because...?
Jason Fryman: Because I hate myself.
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Connections

References Boogie Nights (1997) See more »

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Someday Soon Our Time Will Come
Written by Boris Skalsky
Performed by Dead Heart Bloom
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Movie is just bad!
22 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We had really wanted to like this movie.. but unfortunlety it is just bad. Really painful! The script is very cheesy and does not work at all. Characters are empty and we did not connect to them at all. We kept expecting it to get better and it never did.

Acting is also bad. Weird thing is that these are some good actors. I think that can be blamed on the script and directing. There were too many really vulgar jokes that did not work. Bridesmaids did it well.. this movie did not.

So many bad jokes, and the movie just does not work. Even the editing is bad.

Please do not waste your time or money on this sad lame movie. Actually we got it for free and it was still a rip-off.


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