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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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Mr. Stepler
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Rob's Date
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Bartender
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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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Rated PG-13 for sex related dialogue and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »
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Filmed in 1989 but remained unreleased until 1992 due to the original studio filing for bankruptcy. See more »

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Phil Stepler: I will reach down your fucking neck and pull your throat out through your mouth.
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THIS FILM DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF S.I. See more »

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References The Muppet Show (1976) See more »

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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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Phony, trite, badly-acted -- your basic nightmare
9 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

I haven't seen this movie in seven years, and I still have vivid memories of its awfulness. Cliched and predictable, and featuring a trio of really horrible performances (poor Annie Potts keeps a brave game face, despite the horror of the script), this is one of the most godawful flicks ever. (One character is dying, but by the end of the film you'll want to see ALL of them croak.)

Look up Ebert's review on the web, it's one of his rare "no-stars" write-ups, which the film richly deserves.


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