Watch The Heartbreak Kid
- 1 hr 56 min
The Farrelly brothers directed The Heartbreak Kid, a romantic comedy with an all-star cast. Ben Stiller plays Eddie Cantrow, an eligible bachelor and business owner. While leaving his store he sees a purse snatcher in action. He tries to intervene but is unable to retrieve the purse. He strikes up a conversation with the victim, a beautiful blonde named Lila. Eddie is smitten with Lila, and the two begin to date. Lila lets Eddie know that she is being relocated by her company to Holland. Worried about losing Lila, Eddie seeks advice from his dad. Eddie’s father encourages Eddie to propose. When Eddie clumsily offers her a ring, Lila accepts. They head off to honeymoon in Mexico. Even during the drive Eddie realizes that there is a lot he doesn’t know about his new bride. During their first sexual encounter, Lila writhes violently. She shouts out strange vulgarities and makes the experience quite uncomfortable for Eddie in more ways than one. Later during breakfast, after shooting water out of her nose, Lila confides that she has a deviated septum caused by her cocaine abuse. Eddie finds out more secrets during the first few days of their honeymoon. He learns the true identity of the purse snatcher and Lila admits that the job that threatened their relationship is only a volunteer position. Lila is also very stubborn and won’t listen to Eddie. Despite his urging, she refuses sun screen and gets a severe sunburn. She is forced to stay in her room several days. While walking around the resort he meets a real potential mate, Miranda. She is there with her family for vacation, and the two hit it off. While courting Miranda, Eddie has to dance around the fact that he is married and tries to hide this from Lila. He deals with Miranda’s suspicious cousin and Lila’s violent jealousy. Trouble ensues when his secret is revealed and Miranda leaves heartbroken. The film’s finale finds Eddie trying to track Miranda down and win her back.