The Break-Up Reviews

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August 30, 2009
The two stars remain painfully wrong for each other
April 29, 2009
Is anxious to be a modern "Annie Hall," but really it is just a tedious, glum, and god awful affair.
August 7, 2008
August 11, 2007
Stereotypes across the board, puerile one-upmanship games, and an utter failure to explain why, indeed, these two even were together.
July 14, 2007
July 3, 2007
High-aimed intentions are thrown askew by the reliance on inconsistent laughs seemingly meant to break the otherwise overriding tension.
May 7, 2007
March 1, 2007
Not even the tacked-on ending, hinting at some future sparks between Brooke and Gary, can lighten the sturm und drang in this break-up.
December 13, 2006
..."The Break Up" may go down with "Fatal Attraction" as the worst "date" movie of all time.
September 8, 2006
A romantic comedy that is neither romantic nor particularly funny.
July 30, 2006
[I]t combines a naked desire to please the audience with a try-anything approach of the kind that made Wedding Crashers such a desperate stab at entertainment.
July 22, 2006
This is that branch of the romantic comedy known as 'a relationship movie', but generally short on witty lines and amusing incidents.
July 20, 2006
Aniston and Vaughn are both talented, appealing actors but there's very little chemistry between them (despite their real-life relationship) and ... it's hard to escape the conclusion that [Aniston's character] could do better.
July 2, 2006
Think less Wedding Crashers and more War of the Roses minus the oddly romantic violence.
July 1, 2006
Breaking up may be hard to do. And it's not so easy to watch, either.
July 1, 2006
This "'Break-Up" is, unfortunately, hard to do.
July 1, 2006
July 1, 2006
July 1, 2006
Star power is an interesting thing, especially when it goes wrong.
July 1, 2006
Like the story of many broken down relationships: despite the initial attraction, you're left feeling cheated.
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