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Joey Breaker (1993)

Joey Breaker is a fast-talking, ambitious, workaholic agent representing actors, screenwriters, and comedians for the New York firm of Morgan Creative. He is callous and intolerant, but ... See full summary »

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Steven Starr

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Steven Starr
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Edson ... Joey Breaker
Cedella Marley ... Cyan Worthington
Fred Fondren Fred Fondren ... Alfred Moore
Erik King ... Hip Hop Hank
Gina Gershon ... Jenny Chaser
Philip Seymour Hoffman ... Wiley McCall
Mary Joy ... Esther Trigliani
Sam Coppola ... Sid Kramer
Michael Imperioli ... Larry Metz
Olga Bagnasco Olga Bagnasco ... Karina Danzi
Laurence Mason ... Lester White
Seth Gilliam ... Jeremy Brasher
John Costelloe ... Randy Jeter
Sunday Theodore Sunday Theodore ... Morissa Marker
George Bartenieff George Bartenieff ... Dean Milford
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Joey Breaker is a fast-talking, ambitious, workaholic agent representing actors, screenwriters, and comedians for the New York firm of Morgan Creative. He is callous and intolerant, but when he unexpectedly falls in love, he begins to see that he has been missing much of what is important in life. His demeanor mellows and he learns to be more tolerant of others. Suddenly, he is faced with a difficult choice when his girlfriend graduates from nursing school and returns to Jamaica. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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There's more to life than making a deal.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agent Breaker See more »

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Breakdown Productions See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Directorial debut for independent producer and former agent Steven Starr. See more »

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References King of New York (1990) See more »

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Jump Up (Breaker's Theme)
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Fascinating look at the life of a Hollywood agent who finds love in the most unlikely place from an unlikely woman
20 April 1999 | by sschwartSee all my reviews

Quirky, low-budget film that I first saw at a small film festival. Although the script sometimes descends to cliches, this film skillfully contrasts the sometimes-empty life of an agent with that of his clients, his friends, and his love interest. The "B" story line of Joey Breaker's involvement in a worthy cause was predictable, though well-handled. Worth a look if one's taste tends toward the offbeat. More mature than the film "Zebrahead" which also addressed interracial love and its challenges.


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