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This modern morality tale explores male-female relationships, with a dark comedic commentary on social interactions and sexual politics among upscale urbanites. After womanizer Cary is seen rehearsing make-out lines into a tape recorder, the scene shifts to a montage of marrieds as several couples couple between the sheets.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 77%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This honorable follow-up to LaBute's stunning debut, In the Company of Men, which also dissects sexual politics, is well acted by the entire ensemble."
‑ Emanuel Levy, Variety
"LaBute's characters are just cold, pretty figures striking art film poses while spouting corrosive but predictably theatrical dialogues."
‑ , Chicago Tribune
"The actors are fine across the board, but the stand-out is Catherine Keener."
‑ Rob Gonsalves,
"If you can stand to watch Your Friends & Neighbors, you won't forget it."
‑ Margaret A. McGurk, Cincinnati Enquirer
"Without the potential for decency to counterbalance and give context to the cruelty, "Your Friends & Neighbors" becomes a simple study in human depravity."
‑ James Kendrick, Q Network Film Desk
"It is superbly executed and, for all its pitilessness, it's an intelligent dramatization of the impact that consumerist values have had on the psyche of the North American middle class at the end of the 20th century."
‑ John Haslett Cuff, Globe and Mail
"LaBute's Your Friends and Neighbors is to In the Company of Men as Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction was to Reservoir Dogs."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"It's both a daring composition and a repelling look at gender warfare."
‑ Judith Egerton, Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
"The uneasiness and ambivalence the men and women in this drama experience with each other reflects the continuing sexual wars in society at large."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"I wouldn't recommend it as a date movie!"
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"With LaBute, you get a filmmaker who cuts to the timeless heart of sexual warfare."
‑ Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"A fascinatingly mean-spirited erotic comedy set in a realm of self-absorbed fantasy and overdetermined intergender misunderstanding."
‑ J. Hoberman, Village Voice
"You will not like Your Friends and Neighbors; it's intense, unflinching and uncomfortable. You won't look away from it, though, and you won't forget the people it showed you for a long time."
‑ James Rocchi, Netflix
"YFAN is graphic without showing anything, incredible yet credible, engaging and morbidly fascinating."
‑ Karina Montgomery, Cinerina
"The perfect antidote for anyone considering cheating on his or her partner."
‑ David N. Butterworth,
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