Not Easily Broken (2009)

PG-13  |   |  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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Cannon Jay ...
Nathaniel Carter ...
Brendon Terrell Ferguson ...
Marcus (as Brendon Terrell)
Mr. Reid (as Henry Brown Jr.)


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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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual references and thematic elements | See all certifications »




Release Date:

9 January 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cuori di vetro  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$10,572,742 (USA) (6 February 2009)

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The actor playing the trauma doctor is a real physician. See more »


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 »


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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Written by Rahsaan Patterson
Performed by Rahsaan Patterson
Courtesy of Artistry Music Group
Under license from Artistry Music Group, Inc.
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Great movie
17 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wanted support the movie because I am a big fan of T.D. Jakes' works. I went with a sibling who was also skeptical about the film because of the lack of buzz around it. To sum up our experience, we were SO GLAD that we went to view it last night. We thoroughly enjoyed the film as did the rest of the audience. We are still talking about it.

Morris Chestnut and Taraji Henson did a great job with their roles. I highly recommend the movie for couples, singles, divorcées, and etc. as the movie makes points about relationships that everyone can relate to on some level - yet without beating you over the head.

Do not go by the reviews, go and see this movie for yourself - you will not be disappointed!

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