The Breaks

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"He's a brother who pales by comparison."
  • R
  • 1999
  • 1 hr 26 min
  • 6.1  (1,350)

Does the color of your skin really affect how people treat you? In this film the viewer sees a controversial situation, in this case is the white that is being discriminated against in a very comic way. The film tells the story of an Irish man raised by African Americans that has not being able to get his life together and faces trouble around every corner. The film shows a slight romantic story with great amounts of comedy and some degree of action. The story-line shows the viewer how a simple task such as purchasing milk can quickly escalate into much bigger things that can compromise your well-being.

The film also goes as far as to show how two friends stick together no matter what the problems come their way. The story goes around how a white men behaves like a dark skin guy and this more than often gets him in trouble not only with the law enforcement but among the people he grew up with too. The film shows the viewer how one act of kindness can drastically change the life of one person and everyone’s around him. The film also teaches the viewer to not panic about a problem as how that problem can eventually become a solution for other problems encountered later on.

The acting was spectacular and the cast did a great job playing their parts. The soundtracks of the film helped not only set the mood but give the touch of suspense and comedy needed in the movie. The viewer will learn a lot form this movie wile laughing a lot with the jokes and comic reliefs the movie provides and will learn that sometimes the solution to all your problems are right in front of you even if you cannot see them. The viewer will also learn that by being persistent one can attain what they want. This film is good for all audience but children should be accompanied by their respective parents or guardians at all times as it contains foul language and some insinuating materials. If you are looking for a film with great amounts of comedy accompanied by a touch of action and a touch of romance this is the film for you.

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    1 hr 26 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (1,350)