The Break Up (1998)
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as John Box
as Jimmy Dade
as Frankie Dade
as Officer Andrew Ramsey
as Baker Cop No. 1
as Liquor Store Owner
as LAPD Cop
as LAPD Female Cop
as County Sheriff
as Emergency Operator
as Triage Nurse
as Baker Cop No. 2
as County Sheriff No. 2
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This movie was really cool. It was sad at the beginning, and then you root for her the whole rest of the movie to kick his ass!
in this movie jimmy's husband got exactly what he deserved by the way he treated his wife......a great storyline......this movie became twisted in some ways.........
Jimmy is married to the abusive Frank, but she's building a nest egg so she can leave. For a year, she's been deaf as a result of one of his beatings. One night, he pushes her over the stairwell, and she ends up in the hospital. When a charred body in her husband's car is pulled from a pond, the cops want to talk to her, but she bolts for her sister's, loses her savings pass-book, and then learns someone has emptied her bank account. She's goes on the run, with the same cops on her trail, and eventually realizes Frank may not be dead. Getting back her money, facing Frank, satisfying the police, and finding her freedom may be more than she can handle.
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