Sleeping with Other People
Sleeping with Other People (2015)

Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie star as two romantic failures whose years of serial infidelity and self-sabotage have led them to swear that their relationship will remain strictly platonic. But can love still bloom while you're sleeping… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 11, 2015
DVD Release Date: January 5, 2016
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63%
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56%

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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sleeping with Other People has likable leads and flashes of inspiration, but seems unwilling or unable to surround them with the truly subversive rom-com they deserve.

Brad Wheeler
Globe and Mail

Writer-director Leslye Headland has made a film that is saucy and sweet, for the boys and for the girls -- an R-rated Seinfeld, not that there's anything wrong with that.

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Matthew Lickona
San Diego Reader

Sudeikis' smooth charisma and Brie's wide-eyed charm almost carry the film, but while Headland bravely chooses to skip certain expected rom-com beats, she also fails to earn certain rom-com payoffs.

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Indra Arriaga
Anchorage Press

Romantic comedies are a dime a dozen, and there are some pretty good ones out there. Sleeping With Other People, while it has some entertaining elements, is not one of them.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

Screenwriter-director Leslye Headland has an ear for dialogue and offbeat characters, but the film never feels fresh or engaging.

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Molly Eichel
Philadelphia Inquirer

Headland refuses to redeem her characters, which is what makes "Sleeping With Other People" ultimately more interesting than other rom-coms.

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Andrew Jones
HeyUGuys

A must see for fans of Brie and Sudeikis, but there's not enough in the film to tell the majority to rush out immediately.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

It's obvious where "Sleeping with Other People" is going; the fun is in getting there.

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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

"Sleeping With Other People" is one of the best and funniest recent attempts to update the rom-com - but the container feels too antiquated for the world it captures, which is so furiously alive.

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James Mottram
Total Film

Neither romantic nor comic enough to be a great romcom, but still date-night worthy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
I feel like I wasted my time on this one. Extremely b grade, and not in a good way.
Drake Tsui
A great modern rom com that rejects cliches set by the genre while exploring the complexities of platonic love and what sex does, or doesn't mean in a… More
Alice Shen
One of those movies, like "Friends With Benefits," that purports to break romcom genre conventions...and it does...quite wonderfully for a… More
Gimly M.
Of the two indie rom-com's that came out this year starring Adam Brody and female leads from the TV series "Community", this is the better one.… More
KJ Proulx
Quirky independent love stories usually can do no wrong, due to their very specific tone and story elements. Fans of this particular genre will always find… More
Kameron Woodall
Jason Sudekis and Alison Brie are a nice pairing for this rom-com but it's not enough to lift it past it's extremely clichéd narrative.