Breaking the Rules


Breaking the Rules

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Dying of leukemia, Phil is given only one more month to live, so he gathers together his two childhood friends and travels to California where he intends to audition for a television trivia game show. While on their road trip, they encounter various situations and meet a middle-aged woman with a free spirit who decides to join them.


Jason Bateman
as Phil Stepler
C. Thomas Howell
as Gene Michaels
Jonathan Silverman
as Rob Konigsberg
Annie Potts
as Mary Klinglitch
Krista Tesreau
as Rob's date
Kent Bateman
as Stepler
Shawn Phelan
as Young Phil
Jackey Vinson
as Young Gene
Marty Belafsky
as Young Rob
Mark Rosenblatt
as Bartender
Steve Chambers
as Redneck #2
Frank Wagner
as Justice of the Peace
Manual Pickett
as Minister AZ
Eurlyne Epper
as Red Woman
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Breaking the Rules is a movie about a guy who finds out he has a month to live, and decides to spend it in the worst buddy movie ever made.

Jan 1, 2000 | Rating: 0/4 | Full Review…

Anemic Guy Movie. The cast tries hard, to little avail.

Jul 25, 2002 | Rating: 2/5

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