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For a Good Time, Call...
The reserved Lauren and the irrepressible Katie are polar opposites... and past enemies. But when both come up short on the funds needed to afford their dream New York City apartment a mutual friend re-introduces them and they reluctantly agree to room together. These apartment-mates have nothing in common - until Lauren discovers that Katie is working as a phone-sex operator, and recognizes a good business opportunity. But as their business partnership takes off, their newfound friendship finds unexpected challenges that may leave them both, as they say, hanging on the telephone. -- (C) Focus

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 55%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Watching [Travis] add his kitschy touch to such a witless, faux-edgy movie can only be described as a Travis-ty."
‑ David Fear, Time Out
"The film is worth seeing for the humor and for its high level of energy, but it falls short of being the "complete package.""
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"It's a comedy that isn't always funny as it struggles to find the right tone between raunchy and sweet. It celebrates female friendship in a way few movies do, but good intentions don't always make for a good film."
‑ Kimber Myers, The Playlist
"short on laughs and high on vulgarity"
‑ Richard Knight, Windy City Times
"If there's one thing more annoying than the dumb mainstream sex comedy, it's the dumb mainstream sex comedy that has aspirations towards indie funk."
‑ Donald Clarke, Irish Times
"Unfortunately Travis lacks the comedic skill and humanistic insight to make this anything more than Judd Apatow lite."
‑ Drew Hunt, Chicago Reader
"Is it one for the ages? No. Is it a good time? Good enough."
‑ Tom Long, Detroit News
"the concept was rife with possibilities that could synergize with Graynor's fresh appeal as well as her rising-star status. Neither the possibilities nor the synergy happens, mainly due to an underdeveloped story."
‑ Matt Kelemen, Las Vegas CityLife
"For a Good Time, Call... is one of those pleasant surprises sometimes experienced in the cinema when the Gods of Celluloid, reading your attendance as a sign of defeat, take pity and alchemise the material you'd braced yourself to despise."
‑ Ed Whitfield, The Ooh Tray
"Colourful direction and sparky performances help make this friendship comedy watchable, although it never seems like a finished film."
‑ Rich Cline,
"A fun, healthy, sexy comedy that pulls no punches and focuses on a realistic female friendship and the powerful dynamic that sexuality plays in our lives."
‑ Amanda Mae Meyncke,
"The film (a) is not recommended for the prudish and (b) does not live up to its title."
‑ Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer
"Sure, there's some ribald humor, and the subject matter is clearly edgy. However, it's really a sweet story of friendship wrapped in a sexy package."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"Tedious and repellent: avoid."
‑ Rachel Cooke, Observer [UK]
"The film keeps trying to be filthy and outrageous, but is actually rather timid."
‑ Christopher Tookey, Daily Mail [UK]
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