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The Break-up


Jun 01, 2006

Latest Home Video

Oct 16, 2006

MPAA Rating



Vince Vaughn
Jennifer Aniston
Jason Bateman


2006 Universal Studios

Still shot from the movie: The Break-up.

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Whatever it was that attracted Brook (Jennifer Aniston) and Gary (Vince Vaughn) to move in together, moved out after their respective families proved incompatible. But instead of fighting to save the relationship, the two fight over who has the right to claim their well-loved, shared condo as home. No wonder this pair is on the verge of a Break-up!

Content Details

Why Is The Break-up Rated PG-13?

The Break-up is rated PG-13 for sexual content, some nudity and language

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It’s no holds barred when Gary and Brooke break up following a strained dinner with their families. As well as attacking one another of being inconsiderate, they fight about the perverted, insatiable sexual habits of each other’s siblings and the homosexual tendencies on numerous occasions. Brooke is accused of running around with another man and Gary is repeatedly encouraged to sleep with other women. While visiting a nightclub, Gary sees exotic dancers wearing tiny dance costumes and overhears his younger brother’s crude invitation to a woman for sex. The couple causes awkward situations when they openly fight in front of their friends. Gary plays sports and violent video games as a means of relaxing. During an at-home strip poker game, the participants smoke cigar, drink alcohol and dance while mostly unclothed. A woman visits a spa for a pubic wax job and then struts naked through the house. (Back and buttock nudity is shown.) A man is charged with holding orgies in his home. A statue is depicted with a faucet for a penis. A portrait shows a woman with partially exposed breasts. The backside of a nude male model is seen. A woman encourages a friend to look up a man for sexual activities. A man kicks another character, knocking him to the floor, causing injuries and a bloody nose. Characters drink with dinner, at sporting events, at home parties and in bars and nightclubs. Gary encourages the tourists on his bus to get drunk. The script contains sexual discussions, crude jokes, and numerous profanities including an extreme sexual expletive as well as derogatory ethnic and sexually oriented comments.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse & Sexual Language, Nudity, Violence.
AB PG Coarse Language, Not Recommended For Young Children
MB PG Mature Theme. Language.
ON PG language May Offend.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of The Break-up...

  DVD Release Date: 17 October 2006

The Break-up comes to DVD with the following bonus extras: two commentaries (one with stars Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston, the other with director Peyton Reed), an alternate ending, deleted and extended scenes, as well as outtakes. There are also four featurettes, a making-of The Break-up, Three Brothers: A Tour of Chicago, Improv with Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau, and In Perfect Harmony: The Tone Rangers. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) and French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), with subtitles in English SDH, French, Spanish.

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