The Break-Up Synopsis
Brooke & Gary decide to end their relationship & neither ex is willing to move out of their condo.
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Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
A movie that's smarter than its trailer - in fact, totally different in tone and content? That's news, and it's why The Break-Up is a...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Newly minted celebrity couple Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston don't have many opportunities to demonstrate their romantic chemistry in...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Vaughn and Favreau are so money, just like they were in "Swingers."
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Audiences expecting a good time will instead be rewarded with wildly unsympathetic lead characters and uncomfortably long stretches without...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
This one has some originality, even though it unfolds like Ingmar Bergman's divorce melodrama "Scenes From a Marriage" - without the...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Imagine watching Bergman's "Scenes From a Marriage," except without good scenes, without a marriage (legal or spiritual) and without people...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The best bits are incidental: Vaughn's chats with Jon Favreau as his bartender buddy, which are delightful interludes of jostling ego, and...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The Break-Up is not comical or romantic, and it's certainly not a date movie. Sitting through it is almost as painful as going through the...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The biggest unresolved question here is why we're paying $9.50, plus popcorn, for something we can presumably get at home for free.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's not a good sign when a movie is called The Break-Up and you can't wait for the couple to split so they'll get some relief from one...
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The Break-Up

By misscb
A different way of coping with a break-up.......

Jennifer Aniston

By anistonfan1
as usual, Jennifer Aniston was amazing!...


By foxyjo123
This is such a great movie! I love it so much. I am soo happy I went and seen it. If you like romantic comedys go see this! 10 out of 10....

i own this and i love it

By MrsMarvin
You know i didnt like it while it was in theatres but now that i own it i can watch it over and over again--- LOVE IT...

The title says it all.

By 70's_baby
Since when did we become a society that enjoys paying to watching people argue and disagree on the big screen. I started having flashbacks from my previous marriage....

Five Word Review

By critcallyme
slow and depressing at times...

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Rated PG-13 | For sexual content, some nudity and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Mean-spirited comedy pushes edge for teens.
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