• Breakin' All the Rules (2004)

Breakin' All the Rules

Release Date: May 14th, 2004

DVD Release Date: October 12th, 2004

PG-13 |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

Quincy Watson (Jamie Foxx) has been having a tough time. After being abruptly dumped by his fiancée (Bianca Lawson), he decides to quit his job as an editor. Remarkably, Quincy manages to turn things around when he pens a book about ending relationships. While the book leaps to best-seller status, it gets him into trouble, particularly after his cousin Evan (Morris Chestnut) gets inspired to leave his beautiful girlfriend, Nicky (Gabrielle Union), who later falls for Quincy.

Cast: Jamie Foxx, Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, Peter MacNicol, Jennifer Esposito, Bianca Lawson, Jill Ritchie, Heather Headley

Director: Daniel Taplitz

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Screen Gems, Breakup Productions

Distributors: Screen Gems

Keywords: Love triangle, Office, Love interest, Amusing, 2000s, Love, Friendship, Playful, Los Angeles, Family, Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    The cast, headed by the divine Jamie Foxx, is better than the material. Director Daniel Taplitz is better than the material. show more

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Jamie Foxx finds his funny bone is firmly intact in the effervescent, urban-flavored romantic comedy Breakin' all the Rules. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Not a comic masterpiece, but it's entertaining and efficient, and provides a showcase for its stars. It's on the level of a good sitcom. show more

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