Opening

41% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Aug 22
40% If I Stay Aug 22
26% When The Game Stands Tall Aug 22
6% Are You Here Aug 22
96% Love Is Strange Aug 22

Top Box Office

20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $28.5M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $25.1M
13% Let's Be Cops $17.8M
34% The Expendables 3 $15.9M
31% The Giver $12.3M
21% Into The Storm $7.9M
66% The Hundred-Foot Journey $7.2M
65% Lucy $5.5M
39% Step Up: All In $2.7M
61% Hercules $2.1M

Coming Soon

0% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
—— As Above/So Below Aug 29
85% The Congress Aug 29
—— The Calling Aug 29

Premieres Tonight

20% BoJack Horseman: Season 1

New Episodes Tonight

—— Jonah From Tonga: Season 1
86% The Knick: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

100% Defiance: Season 2
100% Garfunkel and Oates: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
56% Married: Season 1
95% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Breaking Up

Breaking Up (1997)

tomatometer

No Reviews Yet...

Release Date: Oct 17, 1997 Wide

audience

40

liked it
Average Rating: 2.8/5
User Ratings: 3,832

My Rating

Movie Info

Based on a two-character play by Michael Cristofer (who also wrote the screenplay), Breaking Up is an odd sort of love story about a couple who aren't sure what to do about their relationship. Steve (Russell Crowe) is a photographer and Monica (Salma Hayek) is a schoolteacher. They're in love, but their emotional bond is so intense it borders on manic-depressive -- at any given moment, they're either deliriously happy with each other or so frustrated they're ready to call it off for good. Every

R,

Drama, Romance, Comedy

Michael Cristofer

Jun 1, 2004

WARNER BROTHERS PICTURES

Watch It Now

Cast

ADVERTISEMENT

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (1) | Rotten (3) | DVD (5)

Uneven action, flat acting, and a narrow plot that leaves little room for empathy.

July 2, 2004 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
Apollo Guide

Crowe was at the screening of the movie and I wished someone would have asked him "How could you do this movie after doing LA Confidential?"

October 24, 2001 Full Review

Audience Reviews for Breaking Up

THIS IS ONE OF MY HIGHLY FAVORED MOVIES!!
LOVE THIS MOVIE!!!
April 12, 2007
iLeo
Leo L

Super Reviewer

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Breaking Up on our Movie forum!

What's Hot On RT

Critics Consensus
Critics Consensus

Sin City 2 is a So-So Sequel

<em>The Simpsons</em>
The Simpsons

Catch up on 25 seasons of hilarity

Total Recall
Total Recall

Robert Rodriguez's 10 Best Movies

Worst Summer Movies
Worst Summer Movies

We list the 60 worst since 1975

Best Comedy Actor
Best Comedy Actor

16 critics predict the Emmys

Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile