Breakin' All the Rules (2004)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy, Romance

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Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up hand-book for men, becoming a best-selling author in the process.




  • Jamie Foxx in Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
  • Jamie Foxx and Gabrielle Union in Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
  • Jamie Foxx in Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
  • Morris Chestnut and Jamie Foxx in Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
  • Jamie Foxx in Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
  • Gabrielle Union in Breakin' All the Rules (2004)

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12 May 2004 | hollywoodhernandez
A smart black comedy
I saw an advanced screening of Breakin' All the Rules and I have to say it was a refreshing change of pace from recent black comedies (like the mindless Johnson Family Vacation). This was a very smart comedy with interesting plot turns and twist and, for me, the most important element was believable characters. However, with Morris Chestnut and Gabrielle Union in the cast (do they have to be in every romantic, black comedy?) the movie reminded me a bit of their previous movie, Two Can Play That Game.

Jamie Foxx does a great job of carrying the movie and Peter McNichole is great as the powerful company executive that needs Jamie's help because he afraid to break up with his gold digging girlfriend. And although I've mentioned this as a "black comedy" it really is colorless. Bottom line, the movie was entertaining and well worth seeing!

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,088,577 16 May 2004

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