"But 'Don Jon' is not a film about pornography, it is a social criticism against consumerism," she added.
She retains her modesty in the comedy as the seductive girlfriend Barbara, a character she could identify with.
"I loved the sweetness of Barbara. Like her, I grew up with young people like them, well educated, perfect. They are a very determined group of New Jerseyites. In fact, I refer to Joseph Gordon-Levitt, actor and director of the film, helping to shape the character," Johansson said.