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: September 27, 2013
DVD Release Date: December 31, 2013
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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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Jason Bailey

He's got a good ear for guy-talk dialogue, and a welcome sense of candor-he's putting some stuff out there about guys and porn. As a director, he's got a keen visual wit; the film has a fast, popping montage style that recalls early Aronofsky.

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Christy Lemire

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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Violet Lucca
The L Magazine

In terms of disposable, enjoyable entertainment, you could do much worse than this.

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Richard Roeper

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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Kong Rithdee
Bangkok Post

In this raunchy, foul-mouthed and candid comedy about male narcissism, Gordon-Levitt _ perhaps best remembered as Leonardo DiCaprio's sidekick in Inception _ gives us a sure-footed directorial debut.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
A refreshing debut for Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a filmmaker, who delivers a solid script that holds a lot more to it than you might think and directs it with a… More
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
Nicki Marie
Bit torn on this one. I really didn't like the characters of either Jon or Barbara here (how did they make Scarlett look so harsh and unattractive while… 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
Spencer S.
There's a lot to love in this dramedy from Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who starred, directed, and wrote this film. It has some really great performances from… 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