The Broken Hearts Club (2000)




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In the palm-shaded oasis of West Hollywood, we meet Dennis, a promising photographer. As he prepares to celebrate his twenty-eighth birthday, he laments, ' I can't decide if my friends are the best or worse thing that ever happened to me.' The gang includes Benji, the punkish innocent with a penchant for gym bodies; Howie, the psychology grad student who thinks too much and lives too little; Cole, the charismatic actor who accidentally keeps stealing everybody's guy; Patrick, the cynical … More

Rating: R (for language, drug use and some sexual content)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Gay & Lesbian, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Greg Berlanti
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 6, 2001
Sony Pictures Classics


as Leslie

as Patrick

as Purple Guy

as Kip Rogers

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Critic Reviews for The Broken Hearts Club

All Critics (56) | Top Critics (13)

Full Review… | March 22, 2002
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Full Review… | September 29, 2000
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

may actually show its strength by being average

Full Review… | January 5, 2010
Old School Reviews

This gay heart-warmer may have a fuzzy, sitcom-ish appeal for some.

Full Review… | January 4, 2007
Film Journal International

Light but consistently entertaining ensemble comedy. Dean Cain is a riot.

December 26, 2002
Lawrence Journal-World

What we have here is no less than the 30th anniversary rerelease of the infamous 70s gay-angst drama, Boys in the Band.

Full Review… | May 30, 2002
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Audience Reviews for The Broken Hearts Club

A very interesting cast for a mostly average film.
Nothing ground breaking here, but it was an enjoyable little journey.
Seemed to enforce stereotypes (there is always at least a little truth in them) while giving a fairly realistic look at some of the (internal) issues that the gay community has to deal with.
A bit like a gay version of one of those "Lifetime" movies.

Robert C

Super Reviewer

I had never seen this before, just heard a lot about it. I kinda loved it. The cast is great and filled with some popular actors I'd only seen in one or two big roles so this was interesting. Fairly light-hearted but a lot of witty dialogue and loveable characters. It also rekindled a crush I have on Andrew Keegan.

Sunil Jawahir

Super Reviewer

For romantic comedy, this film was pretty flat

Remi Logan

Super Reviewer

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