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Breaking the Rules (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 9 October 1992 (USA)
Two friends take their dying buddy on one last road trip.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Young Phil
Jackey Vinson ...
Young Gene
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Young Rob
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Phil Stepler
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Gene Michaels
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Rob Konigsberg
Kent Bateman ...
Mr. Stepler
Krista Tesreau ...
Rob's Date
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Mary Klinglitch
Eurlyne Epper ...
Redneck Woman
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Redneck #1
Steven Chambers ...
Redneck #2
Mark Rosenblatt ...
Bartender
Frank Wagner ...
Justice of the Peace
Manuel Pickett ...
Minister in Arizona
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Storyline

A cancer stricken man takes his two best friends whom he hasn't seen in a long time on a road trip. The two friends aren't talking to each other due to a bad fallout years ago. On the way they meet an attractive wild woman with a heart of gold. Written by Mystic80

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for sex related dialogue and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Filmed in 1989 but remained unreleased until 1992 due to the original studio filing for bankruptcy. See more »

Quotes

Phil Stepler: I will reach down your fucking neck and pull your throat out through your mouth.
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Crazy Credits

THIS FILM DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF S.I. See more »

Connections

References Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Hurt So Bad (To Love)
Music and Lyrics by Frank Fitzpatrick and Chuck Wild
Performed by Hidden Faces
Produced by Frank Fitzpatrick
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10 of 10!
10 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this in '94 and loved every single bit of it!! I still do, and I'm glad Showtime ran the film. I had to DVR it cause I cant find a DVD of this film anywhere. Great story, great acting, and a very "real" feel to it. Certain bonds will never break. I have this on VHS - "Breaking The Rules", but it is edited. "Sketches" isn't, and I'm glad for that. It shows the realness of the story, and humor in certain situations. I think there should be more movies like this. The cast did a wonderful job, and it's good to see this trio together. I hope this film will come out in print again. It would be nice to see on Blue Ray. Also is a definite owner for all ages. "I got tired of secondary smoke inhalation." - Phil


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