Don Jon
Don Jon (2013)

Jon Martello (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a strong, handsome, good old fashioned guy. His buddies call him Don Jon due to his ability to "pull" a different woman every weekend, but even the finest fling doesn't compare to the… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 31, 2013
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81%
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59%



Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Don Jon proves to be an amiable directing debut for Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and a vivacious showcase for his co-star, Scarlett Johansson.

Catherine Bray
Time Out

As a director, Gordon-Levitt demonstrates considerable technical flair through stylistic flourishes and coaxes great performances out of his co-stars.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

The movie becomes increasingly soft-edged and sappy.

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Richard Knight
Windy City Times

It's in movies like the ribald but surprisingly endearing sex comedy Don Jon that Gordon-Levitt has connected best with audiences.

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Christy Lemire
ChristyLemire.com

Joseph Gordon-Levitt turns the gym-tan-laundry routine into an art form with Don Jon, his vibrant and viciously profane directorial debut.

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Michael Sragow
Orange County Register

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's debut as a writer-director-actor resembles a porn addict's Groundhog Day, and not in a good way.

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David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org

Don Jon is no kind of resonating masterpiece, but it's intelligent, thoughtful, funny, and dedicated to the cause of finding a personality and sticking with him through the excess of his addictions.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

Offbeat, frank and often surprising gem.

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Mary F. Pols
TIME Magazine

At least 80% of it is snappy, droll fluff, while the other 20% is what you get when you persuade Julianne Moore to be in your movie: in a word, better.

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Stephen Carty
Flix Capacitor

Like Jon, the film could do with a stronger climax, but on the whole this is a very impressive debut from a very talented young man.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
A Jersey Shore-esque rake with a fixation for porn falls for a local girl who almost matches his fantasies. Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut should… More
Pierluigi Puccini
A daring move for first time director Gordon-Levitt. The rythm of salacious views on life, sex, women and marriage decrease with each passing minute, and so… More
Anthony Lawrie
Don Jon is one hell of a debut film from Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Directing is something you can pick up while working in film I'm sure but writing a… More
Josh Lewis
Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directing debut is an often hilarious comedy with more edge than typical mainstream fare and has solid performances across the board… More
Dan Schultz
A repetitive, tiring story about a narcissistic young man (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), his addiction to porn, and how this lifestyle threatens to ruin his life and… More
KJ Proulx
Daring, controversial, and downright raunchy at times, "Don Jon" is a riot to watch not only in a comedic way, but the way you can truly learn to turn… More