History Film / Adventureland

8th Nov '16 2:39:33 PM Discar
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* AManIsNotAVirgin: Averted: Brennan is not obsessed with losing his virginity. (Although he wouldn't ''mind''.) [[LampshadeHanging He actually complains about this attitude]].
22nd Oct '16 6:56:10 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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Creator/JesseEisenberg stars as Brennan, KristenStewart co-stars as his primary love interest Emily "Em" Lewin. RyanReynolds provides the RomanticFalseLead, one Mike Connell. Mike is a cool, {{Badass}} coworker who leads a rock band in his spare time. It's said he once jammed with [[Music/VelvetUnderground Lou Reed]].

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Creator/JesseEisenberg stars as Brennan, KristenStewart co-stars as his primary love interest Emily "Em" Lewin. RyanReynolds provides the RomanticFalseLead, one Mike Connell. Mike is a cool, {{Badass}} badass coworker who leads a rock band in his spare time. It's said he once jammed with [[Music/VelvetUnderground Lou Reed]].



* MrFanservice: It's ''RyanReynolds''. {{Lampshaded}} to a certain extent, since he's the mysterious {{Badass}} musician everyone hears rumors about.

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* MrFanservice: It's ''RyanReynolds''. {{Lampshaded}} to a certain extent, since he's the mysterious {{Badass}} badass musician everyone hears rumors about.
18th Oct '16 3:47:27 PM nombretomado
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* SpiritualSequel: It plays even better if you look at it as ''FreaksAndGeeks: TheMovie''. It's only got one actor in common, but the style is almost exactly the same.

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* SpiritualSequel: It plays even better if you look at it as ''FreaksAndGeeks: ''Series/FreaksAndGeeks: TheMovie''. It's only got one actor in common, but the style is almost exactly the same.
5th Apr '16 9:40:25 PM cheedo
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** And James ogling Em in a soaking shirt and swimsuit bottoms.


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** And again Em (perhaps to a lesser degree than Lisa, though). At least, James certainly [[RagingStiffie sees her that way]] in the pool.
23rd Mar '16 7:28:57 PM ClatoLawa
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** Also, there's a ride that's called The Flying Dutchman, inexplicably spelled "The Flighing Dutchman."

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** Also, there's a ride that's inexplicably called The Flying Dutchman, inexplicably spelled "The Flighing Dutchman."
21st Mar '16 1:02:08 PM lipranzer
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* ADegreeInUseless: Brennan tries to get a job in the beginning of the film, but no one hires him. He declares that his literature degree makes him "not even fit for manual labor". Joel majored in Russian literature and Slavic languages, and predicts that his careers include "cabby, hot dog vendor, marijuana delivery guy. The world is my oyster".


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* ADegreeInUseless: Brennan tries to get a job in the beginning of the film, but no one hires him. He declares that his literature degree makes him "not even fit for manual labor". Joel majored in Russian literature and Slavic languages, and predicts that his careers include "cabby, hot dog vendor, marijuana delivery guy. The world is my oyster".
11th Feb '16 3:46:36 PM pittsburghmuggle
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** Kennywood Amusement Park ''does'' continue to operate 1980's arcade games (and many machines even older than that) up to the present day.

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** Kennywood Amusement Park ''does'' continue to operate 1980's arcade games (and many machines even older than that) up to the present day.when this film was released.
11th Feb '16 3:44:48 PM pittsburghmuggle
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* LifeImitatesArt: Eerily so, and on several levels, with Em: [[spoiler:Kristen Stewart, like Em, was revealed to be having an affair with a married man (director Rupert Sanders) and some feminist blogs, like Brennan, pointed out that Stewart bore much of the criticism while Sanders (and other male celebrities who've been unfaithful) received much less backlash.]]
11th Feb '16 12:45:23 PM Morgenthaler
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* RecycledInSpace: It's ''GardenState''... in Pittsburgh.

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* RecycledInSpace: It's ''GardenState''...''Film/GardenState''... in Pittsburgh.
16th Nov '15 5:39:53 AM jayjackson670
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** Technically, [[spoiler: Brennan cheated with Lisa P]] as well
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