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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 bliss he finds alone in front of the computer watching pornography. Barbara Sugarman (Scarlett Johansson) is a bright, beautiful, good old fashioned girl. Raised on romantic Hollywood movies, she's determined to find her Prince Charming and ride off into the sunset. Wrestling with good old fashioned expectations of the opposite sex, Jon and Barbara struggle… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 81%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"As a director, Gordon-Levitt demonstrates considerable technical flair through stylistic flourishes and coaxes great performances out of his co-stars."
‑ Catherine Bray, Time Out
"The movie becomes increasingly soft-edged and sappy."
‑ Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor
"It's in movies like the ribald but surprisingly endearing sex comedy Don Jon that Gordon-Levitt has connected best with audiences."
‑ Richard Knight, Windy City Times
"Thankfully, the women of the film are what save the movie, bringing something fresh to the table-for Jon, a chance at lasting love, and for us, some seasoned comic chops."
‑ Morgan Wilcock, Film Comment Magazine
"Gordon-Levitt's confidence is appealing, even if the film itself mistakes redundancy for profundity."
‑ Jonathan Kiefer, SF Weekly
"Joseph Gordon-Levitt turns the gym-tan-laundry routine into an art form with Don Jon, his vibrant and viciously profane directorial debut."
‑ Christy Lemire,
"Joseph Gordon-Levitt's debut as a writer-director-actor resembles a porn addict's Groundhog Day, and not in a good way."
‑ Michael Sragow, Orange County Register
"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."
‑ David Keyes,
"Wondering what exactly is revealed as a cure to Don Jon's addiction? Why, good sex, of course! Thanks, geniuses!"
‑ Simon Miraudo, Quickflix
"The messages of the film are stark and genuine, much more so than one might expect having seen the promotional material."
‑ Martin Roberts, Fan The Fire
"Offbeat, frank and often surprising gem."
‑ Richard Roeper, Richard
"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."
‑ Mary F. Pols, TIME Magazine
"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."
‑ Stephen Carty, Flix Capacitor
"Gordon-Levitt is on top form, as is Johansson as the type of girl who only takes her gum out to eat."
‑ David Edwards, Daily Record [UK]
"A thoughtful, original and provocative feature-length directorial debut from Joseph Gordon-Levitt."
‑ John Hanlon, John Hanlon Reviews
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