Don Jon

by readyrewind

A New Jersey man devoted to his own circle of relatives, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectancies from looking porn and works to discover happiness and intimacy together along with his ability proper love.


Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-LevittScarlett JohanssonJulianne Moore


Jon Martello objectifies the whole thing in his lifestyles: his apartment, his car, his own circle of relatives, his church, and, of course, ladies. His pals even name him Don Jon due to his capacity to pull “10s” each weekend with out fail. Yet even the best flings do not examine to the transcendent bliss he achieves by myself in the front of the pc looking pornography. Dissatisfied, he embarks on a adventure to discover a extra enjoyable intercourse lifestyles, however finally ends up gaining knowledge of large instructions of lifestyles and love via relationships with very unique ladies.—SophiaLB
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Everyone loves a glad ending



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for robust image sexual fabric and talk throughout, nudity, language and a few drug use

Parents guide
Did you realize


Joseph Gordon-Levitt wrote the element in particular for Scarlett Johansson, and turned into certainly glad while Johansson agreed to famous person withinside the movie.

(at round 22 mins) When Jon is driving, his speedometer is at zero the whole time.

Don Jon: This fuckin’ lady! Now I do not typically find it irresistible while a woman seems me proper withinside the eye, and this woman does that a lot. But I do not know what it’s far approximately her, while she does it, I do not mind. I simply appearance proper again at her, and quite soon, I’m difficult as a fuckin’ rock. It’s like she is aware of what I’m thinkin’, or I understand what she’s thinkin’. I do not know, it is a -manner thing. Fuckin’ love it! And I do not suggest love like, oh I love her or wanna marry her, in reality now no longer thinkin’ approximately all that shit. And she’s now no longer either… she can’t. I wager I simply suggest love like, you realize like… we are making love. And even as we are doing it, all of the bullshit does fade away, and it is simply me and her proper there, and yeah I do lose myself in her. And I can inform she’s dropping herself in me. And we are simply fuckin’… misplaced together.


Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.7 (2013)

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Written with the aid of using DeYon Dobson, L. Young (as Lawrence Young) and Antoine Vick
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User reviews


A effective perception into the cutting-edge day mans psyche toward ladies and relationships

The first 1/2 of hour of this movie makes you experience pretty uncomfortable, I noticed a pre-screening with my female friend and It made me experience a touch stressful as I wasn’t capable of gauge how she turned into perceiving what she turned into looking.

There are quite a few sexually oriented scenes, reduce scenes from porn movies, scenes of our protagonist Jon getting off with a hell of quite a few ladies. Scarlett Johansson’s arrival does not sluggish any of this down, no matter her being solid withinside the archetypical girl role. That being the woman Jon goes to surrender his depraved approaches for. I may not damage how this in the end pans out. Around this factor the humour kicks in and I should say there are pretty some giggle out loud scenes. Jon’s courting together along with his own circle of relatives specifically and simply his extraordinary person in popular offer a very good comedic vibe.

This movie will now no longer be for everybody. Those faint hearted souls who wont be capable of stand whatever extra offensive than the solitary use of the F phrase, nicely you men must actually byskip this with the aid of using. Overall the F phrase is utilized in extra of one hundred twenty instances on this photograph for starters. For me, because the movie performs out the sexual reduce scenes start to have extra substance. They begin to suggest extra than simply the displaying of perverse acts, I trust what JGL turned into attempting to expose turned into an perception into how cutting-edge day guys understand ladies and relationships. How expectancies are raised with the aid of using pornography and marketing and marketing to create an picture as a way to in no way be fulfilled in regular lifestyles.

In a few approaches the movie ends a piece of a humid squib, no matter being an fun journey there’s by some means a loss of conviction withinside the ending. Our ‘hero’ does see the mistake of his approaches, however it may had been performed extra convincingly in my opinion. All in all aleven though that is a stable directorial debut from JGL, there appears to be a actual tempo approximately the movie from starting to end. The manner the talk is introduced and the temperament of the characters continues matters going for walks constant and continues you hooked.

Definite advice from me.




joshh2007Nov 11, 2013


Release date
September 27, 2013 (United States)
Country of origin
United States
Official sites
Official FacebookOfficial Facebook (Germany)


Also regarded as
Don Jon’s Addiction
Filming locations
Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
Production companies
Voltage PictureshitRECordHitRecord Films
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Box workplace
$3,000,000 (estimated)
Gross US & Canada
Opening weekend US & Canada
$8,677,009Sep 29, 2013
Gross worldwide
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Technical specs

1 hour 30 minutes
Sound mix
Dolby Digital
Aspect ratio
2.35 : 16

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