Cohabitating couple Gary and Brooke find their once-blissful romance on the rocks when petty spats about lemons and dirty dishes mushroom into an all-out battle for custody of their upscale Chicago condo. An escalating argument ensues as Gary and Brooke continue to live under the same roof, all while cooking up schemes to drive each other off the premises.

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  1. Jeremy Garelick

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Jay Lavender

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Peyton Reed


  4. Vince Vaughn


Top Billed Cast

  1. Vince Vaughn

    Vince Vaughn

    Gary Grobowski

  2. Jennifer Aniston

    Jennifer Aniston

    Brooke Meyers

  3. Joey Lauren Adams

    Joey Lauren Adams


  4. Cole Hauser

    Cole Hauser

    Lupus Grobowski

  5. Jon Favreau

    Jon Favreau

    Johnny O

  6. Jason Bateman

    Jason Bateman


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget $52,000,000.00

Revenue $204,999,686.00

Homepage https://www.uphe.com/movies/the-break-up

Release Information

  • May 22, 2006
    PG-13, Premiere
  • June 2, 2006
    PG-13, Theatrical
  • October 17, 2006
    PG-13, Physical
  • June 3, 2014
    PG-13, Physical



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