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Breakin' All the Rules Reviews

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Whatever might have been raunchy-cute has been edited out of it. It's a movie with a lot of very good-looking people trying to find something funny to say or do.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 1/5

May 14, 2004
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

A leaden daisy-chain of mistaken identity that holds the interest of the characters much longer than it does the audience's in watching it or mine in explaining it.

| Original Score: C

May 15, 2004
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Not much worth seeing in this mess of a movie.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 2/5

December 22, 2010
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

While bland and generic, the title certainly is fitting.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 1.5/4

May 14, 2004
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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... this is basically just a sitcom.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

May 17, 2004
Eric D. Snider

You wouldn't think a movie with this much plot could be this dull, but you'd be wrong.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D+

May 15, 2004
Brian Orndorf

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D

June 5, 2004
Peter Sobczynski
Critic Doctor

The results are at once unfathomably complex and staggeringly uninteresting.

Full Review Source: Critic Doctor

May 12, 2004
Willie Waffle

Breakin' All The Rules has moments when it is very good, but it doesn't maintain that high level throughout the movie.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

May 13, 2004
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

True love draws blood, or so the film's awkward metaphor goes. Breakin' All the Rules leaves little more than a hickey.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: C+

May 13, 2004
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

The personable, good-looking cast helps things along somewhat but Daniel Taplitz's script falls short of success.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C+

May 14, 2004
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

If one movie could prove once and for all that dating is a blight on humanity, this dismal, depressing flick could be it.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

May 18, 2004
Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune
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The best screwball comedies seem to breathe helium, but this one never gets airborne.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 13, 2004
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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The laughs are supposed to come from the mix-ups ... but this stuff is so attenuated and idiotic, it makes even less sense than is the norm for such flyweight workouts.

| Original Score: 2/4

May 13, 2004
Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
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It follows all the rules of comedic plot convention, with only an occasional ripple of surprise.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: C

May 13, 2004
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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| Original Score: C-

May 14, 2004
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum

A good cast tries to rescue a bad script.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Spectrum | Original Score: 2/4

May 25, 2004
Mark Collette
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

Digresses into that hazy zone where we're not sure if we're watching overwrought drama or a joke that just isn't funny.

| Original Score: 2/4

September 16, 2004
Jackie K. Cooper

Foxx and friends are broken by this laughless comedy

Full Review | Original Score: 3/10

May 16, 2004
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

With a little more polish, Daniel Taplitz's quick-witted romantic comedy might have lived happily ever after.

Full Review Source: Boulder Weekly

May 27, 2004
Michael Szymanski
December 19, 2004
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
June 5, 2004

AV Club
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May 13, 2004

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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May 14, 2004

Boston Phoenix
May 22, 2004

Houston Chronicle
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July 21, 2005
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