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Not Easily Broken (2009)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  9 January 2009 (USA)
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A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.

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After years of disagreeing on what true happiness, success, and love really are, Dave and Clarice Johnson have finally reached a breaking point in their marriage. When Clarice is hurt in a car accident, the obvious truth that more than just her injuries need immediate attention is exposed. Their odds of making it worsen as Clarice begins to see a physical therapist, and Dave develops a friendship with Julie and her teenage son Bryson. The acceptance and comfort he finds in them stirs his longing for a family and a passionate partner. As temptation tugs at Dave and Clarice pulls farther away, they must confront whether their vows are or are NOT EASILY BROKEN. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for sexual references and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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9 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Cuori di vetro  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,314,278 (USA) (9 January 2009)

Gross:

$10,572,742 (USA) (6 February 2009)
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The actor playing the trauma doctor is a real physician. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where the mother-in-law shows up at the hospital, Dave and the doctor come out of Clarice's room coming toward the camera. When the M.I.L. finds out where the room is, she takes off past the camera in the wrong direction. See more »

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Dave Johnson: Sometimes you have to let life turn you upside down so you can learn how to live right side up.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Lord Give Me a Sign
Written by DMX (as Earl Simmons), Scott Storch (as Scott Spencer Storch)
Performed by DMX
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By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Men Do No Wrong, Ever?
13 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

While the film was engaging on many levels, I kept wondering what was not sitting right with me. The more I thought about it, I realized that the male lead in this film was painted as a long-suffering, perfect mate while his wife was the nagging, negligent, career driven failure. The turning point in the film and their marriage was when the female lead approached her husband and apologized for the failures in their marriage. While she had a lot to be sorry for, I've never seen such a one sided marriage in real life. Really, couldn't there be ONE thing the husband could be working on in the marriage? It's VERY unrealistic for such perfection in a human being. I say all this to say that this is what happens when a "female" driven drama (b/c that's the audience this film is hoping will show up) is produced, written, directed, shot and edited by men. Not that men couldn't not do a good job, but this is clearly an example where there was no female input to add balance to the story. On so many levels, it's very unrealistic if not just downright disturbing.


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