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Breakfast with Scot (2007)

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The hockey career of former Toronto Maple Leaf Eric McNally, who was known as a tough enforcer, came to an end with a shoulder injury. He is now a sportscaster. Except to his assistant Nula... See full summary »

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The hockey career of former Toronto Maple Leaf Eric McNally, who was known as a tough enforcer, came to an end with a shoulder injury. He is now a sportscaster. Except to his assistant Nula, what he hasn't told his work colleagues is that he is gay and that he is in a long term relationship with a sports lawyer named Sam. Eric feels that he can't be openly gay as an ex-hockey player or as a public figure still associated with professional hockey. Eric and Sam's life is turned upside down when they take temporary custody of Scot Latour, whose drug addict mother, Julie, recently passed away from a drug overdose. Julie assigned custody of Scot to her ex-boyfriend, Billy, who is Sam's deadbeat brother. Sam is certain that Billy will eventually come for Scot when he learns that Julie's insurance money also comes with custody. Having only had Julie's influence in his life, Scot is a flamboyant adolescent, who wears make-up, a feather boa and his mother's charm bracelet, and who loves ... Written by Huggo

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Rated PG-13 for thematic content, some drug material and language | See all certifications »
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$11,455 (USA) (10 October 2008)

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$46,060 (USA) (2 April 2010)
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The character, Eric McNally, is depicted as a former Toronto Maple Leafs hockey player. This movie received permission by the NHL, and the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey organization to use jerseys, clips, and other items relating to that club. It is the first time in major professional sports history that such permission has been given. This caused some controversy due to the character's homosexuality. See more »

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At 19:40, in the school office scene, microphone and moving boom are clearly visible, well down in the frame, for several seconds. See more »

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Scot: Boys shave their faces.
Eric McNally: Yeah.
Scot: Do they ever shave anyplace else?
Eric McNally: Such as?
Scot: The leg-ular region?
Eric McNally: The legu - Ow. No. No, Scot. No. Athletes. Only athletes.
Scot: You were an athlete.
Eric McNally: Yeah, which is why I can say don't do it. It grows back. Very painfully. You would not believe how much it itches. It's not funny.
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Pretty Decent Flick
3 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If the word 'gay' scares you, then go away and watch something else. Contrary to what the right wing nuts say/think, there are no hidden, extreme agendas in this or most other gay movies.. just as there are no extreme agendas in movies with black actors or any other 'minority'. Gay folks are everywhere, even in pro sports, so it's pleasant and realistic to see a gay, professional athlete portrayed in this film, especially since he's a hockey player and hockey's my favorite sport. Tom Cavanaugh does a nice job. The fact that he is from Ontario makes it all the better. Enjoy the film. It's cute and harmless. Open your mind.


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