Chicago Sun-Times - 07/20/2011 3 stars out of 4 -- "The news about this movie is that it makes clear that both Timberlake and Kunis are the real thing when it comes to light comedy."
Los Angeles Times - 07/22/2011
"[T]here is a chemistry that helps buoy the film and a confidence that makes them a good match."
Box Office - 07/21/2011 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] thoroughly modern movie....Kunis and Timberlake have the rare chemistry and rapid-fire patter of Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy..."
USA Today - 07/22/2011
"Timberlake and Kunis definitely bring sexy back to a tired formula."
Entertainment Weekly - 08/05/2011
"In the infectiously smart-mouthed FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS, Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis talk and talk and talk -- truly, madly, glibly." -- Grade: B-
Hollywood Reporter - 07/18/2011
"A crisply contemporary, notably grown-up romantic comedy directed and co-written by EASY A director Will Gluck, the bicoastal picture goes a long way in bringing sexy back...benefiting greatly from the presence of its likable leads."
Total Film - 10/01/2011 3 stars out of 5 -- "Luckily it's the chemistry that really counts, and this is a pairing of two peppy firecrackers that makes intuitive sense."
Sight and Sound - 10/01/2011
"[A] light, frisky and knowing comedy about a sex-without-strings agreement..."
A New York headhunter (Mila Kunis) enters into a no-strings-attached relationship with her latest client (Justin Timberlake), but finds things getting unexpectedly complicated when emotions enter the picture. Patricia Clarkson and Woody Harrelson co-star.