Breaking the Rules Poster

Release Date: 1992

PG-13|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Terminally ill Cleveland resident Phil (Jason Bateman) arranges a get-together with his closest childhood pals, Gene (C. Thomas Howell) and Rob (Jonathan Silverman). Gene and Rob had a falling out over a woman, but they put aside their differences and agree to join Phil on a trip to Los Angeles. Their goal is to land Phil a spot as a game show contestant on "Jeopardy!" Along the way they find adventure and, in the form of spirited waitress Mary (Annie Potts), a new buddy.

Cast: Jason Bateman, C. Thomas Howell, Jonathan Silverman, Annie Potts, Krista Tesreau, Kent Bateman

Director: Neal Israel

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 1980s, Wife, 1990s, Friend, Witty, Emotional, Husband, Friendship, Love, Heartwarming, Quest, Los Angeles