6.8/10
2,820
29 user 32 critic

Breakfast with Scot (2007)

Trailer
1:54 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Prime Video

ON DISC
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 »

Director:

Laurie Lynd

Writers:

Michael Downing (based upon the novel by), Sean Reycraft
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Touch of Pink (2004)
Drama | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.

Director: Ian Iqbal Rashid
Stars: Jimi Mistry, Kris Holden-Ried, Suleka Mathew
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A Swedish gay couple adopt what they think is an 18-month-old orphan, only to meet their new son, a 15-year-old homophobic delinquent.

Director: Ella Lemhagen
Stars: Gustaf Skarsgård, Torkel Petersson, Tom Ljungman
Dorian Blues (2004)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

High school senior Dorian begins a gay man's odyssey when he determines that he's gay and decides to come out. Chief among concerns is the reaction of his father, who has never liked him.

Director: Tennyson Bardwell
Stars: Michael McMillian, Lea Coco, Steve Fletcher
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A confident, out-of-the-closet gay teenager has the support of an eclectic range of friends while dealing with a homophobic bully during his first year at an international high school.

Director: Russell P. Marleau
Stars: Tad Hilgenbrink, Brett Chukerman, Aldevina Da Silva
You'll Get Over It (TV Movie 2002)
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.

Director: Fabrice Cazeneuve
Stars: Julien Baumgartner, Julia Maraval, Jérémie Elkaïm
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An informant and a hit man (both men) end up passionately entwined after winding up together on the bad side of crimes lords.

Director: Poj Arnon
Stars: Rattanaballang Tohssawat, Chaiwat Thongsaeng, Wiradit Srimalai
A Love to Hide (TV Movie 2005)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A young Jewish girl looking to escape the clutches of the Third Reich after seeing her parents and sister brutally slain while attempting to make their way to England is sheltered by an old... See full summary »

Director: Christian Faure
Stars: Jérémie Renier, Louise Monot, Bruno Todeschini
Dream Boy (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Chronicles the relationship between two gay teenagers in the rural south in the late '70s.

Director: James Bolton
Stars: Stephan Bender, Thomas Jay Ryan, Diana Scarwid
Private Romeo (2011)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A modern take on Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Set at an isolated all-boys military academy, it follows the forbidden relationship between two cadets.

Director: Alan Brown
Stars: Hale Appleman, Charlie Barnett, Adam Barrie
White Frog (2012)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Twilight's Booboo Stewart plays a neglected teen trying to make it through each day after tragedy strikes.

Director: Quentin Lee
Stars: Booboo Stewart, Harry Shum Jr., Joan Chen
The Man I Love (TV Movie 1997)
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties... See full summary »

Director: Stéphane Giusti
Stars: Jean-Michel Portal, Marcial Di Fonzo Bo, Mathilde Seigner
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The son of Italian immigrants to Canada struggles to find the best way to reveal to his parents that he's gay.

Director: Émile Gaudreault
Stars: Luke Kirby, Peter Miller, Ginette Reno
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Cavanagh ... Eric McNally
Ben Shenkman ... Sam
Noah Bernett Noah Bernett ... Scot
Benz Antoine ... Greg Graham
Jeananne Goossen ... Nula
Graham Greene ... Bud Wilson
Travis Ferris Travis Ferris ... George Jr.
Fiona Reid ... Mildred Monterossos
Dylan Everett ... Ryan Burlington
Robin Brûlé ... Ms. Paul
Vanessa Thompson Vanessa Thompson ... Carla
Alexander Franks Alexander Franks ... Joey Morita
Anna Silk ... Mia
Shauna MacDonald ... Joan
Colin Cunningham ... Billy
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He's a little different.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic content, some drug material and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 2007 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Uma Família Bem Diferente See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,455, 12 October 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$46,060, 4 April 2010
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Scot Pictures See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Andrea Burlington: [her son is repeatedly hitting a hockey stick on a tree] Ryan! Drop the damn stick! Give it to me to beat you with.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Loved it!
20 December 2008 | by porgiamorSee all my reviews

Great film. Good dialog - much better in English than french. I was really impressed with the opening shots of the movie in which the title Breakfast with Scot appears on the side boards of the hockey rink. Very inventive. Also the ending credits with the pictures on the fridge and matching names was very memorable too. I guess I would call it a chick flick for all types of chicks, male and female, gay and straight. Based on this movie, these Canadians are portrayed as bitchy, compassionate, unpredictable, charming and sensitive and hilariously funny people. Good ensemble cast. Tom Cavanaugh's performance was spot on. Noah Bennett was very expressive and showed real depth of acting range. Wonderful script also. Very refreshing take on parenting and what it means to be in a modern family. Relationships take work and this movie depicts the real life stress involved in keeping every member of a family content. Each character has to compromise. Great movie for the Holiday season. I wish more movies like this were made today.


17 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 29 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed