• Released
  • December 4, 2009
  • R , 1 hr 37 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Art House/Foreign
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Breaking Point Synopsis
A man has to overcome a deep conspiracy and his troubled past to gain redemption.
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Los Angeles Times

As a diverting way to blow 90 minutes, you could do far worse than this gritty, sometimes nasty, mostly absorbing potboiler.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Berenger uses his weathered visage and trademark intensity to good effect, but his efforts are undercut by the overwhelmingly cliched...
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40

Time Out New York

By Stephen Garrett
Dramatically handcuffed and smothered in overbearing mood music, this lightweight New York crime thriller is desperate to look and feel...
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30

Variety

By Justin Chang
Overplotted and underwhelming, Breaking Point is the type of movie that finds it necessary to invent a far-reaching legal/political...
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30

Chicago Reader

Overwrought indie crime drama.
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30

Village Voice

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Breaking Point is so dry you may wish it had the good sense to be a campy hoot.
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25

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
A wink of self-awareness might have made this a guilty pleasure; instead it's a howler along the lines of this fall's "Law Abiding Citizen."
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20

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
After a particularly brutal, attention-grabbing start, Breaking Point quickly devolves into a flavorless stew of murder, corruption,...
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0

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Both visually and emotionally ugly from start to finish, this empty crime thriller doesn't have a moment that's genuinely worth watching.
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Rated R | For Strong Violence, Brief Nudity, Some Drug Use and Language