• The Break-Up (2006)

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The Break-Up

Release Date: 2006

DVD Release Date: October 17th, 2006

PG-13 |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

When Brooke (Jennifer Aniston), an art dealer, and Gary (Vince Vaughn), a tour-bus driver, finally call it quits in their relationship, neither is willing to move out of their shared condo. With their friends suggesting a series of underhanded tactics that fail to get either Brooke or Gary to cave in, the only solution is to become hostile roommates.

Cast: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Aniston, Joey Lauren Adams, Cole Hauser, Jon Favreau, Jason Bateman, Judy Davis, Justin Long

Director: Peyton Reed

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Mosaic Media Group, Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Transformation , Passionate , Friend , Lighthearted , Hilarious , Relationships , Brother , Love , 2000s , Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Audiences expecting a good time will instead be rewarded with wildly unsympathetic lead characters and uncomfortably long stretches without a laugh in sight. show more

  • 20
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    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 another, and give the audience some relief from them.

  • 50
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    This one has some originality, even though it unfolds like Ingmar Bergman's divorce melodrama "Scenes From a Marriage" - without the marriage. show more

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