Break Up

(1998)

Overview

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. Written by

  1. Paul Marcus

    Director

  2. Anne Amanda Opotowsky

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bridget Fonda

    Bridget Fonda

    Jimmy Dade

  2. Kiefer Sutherland

    Kiefer Sutherland

    John Box

  3. Hart Bochner

    Hart Bochner

    Frankie Dade

  4. Steven Weber

    Steven Weber

    Officer Andrew Ramsey

  5. Penelope Ann Miller

    Penelope Ann Miller

    Grace

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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 30, 1999
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

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