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Break Up

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Break Up

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Bridget Fonda, Kiefer Sutherland, Hart Bochner, Tippi Hedren, Penelope Ann Miller, Steven Weber
director:
Paul Marcus
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a D

As Jimmy, a deaf woman framed for her husband’s faked murder (shades of Double Jeopardy), Fonda staggers through this non-thriller seemingly in a daze. Maybe it’s because the preposterous plot has her ricocheting from one coincidence to another, often causing bodily harm to innocent bystanders. Reel Goodies (1:05) Jimmy’s husband (Hart Bochner) attempts to make himself unidentifiable by smashing his teeth with pliers and burning off his fingerprints with acid. The Last Detail Fonda’s aunt Jane and Sutherland’s dad Donald famously did some kiss-kiss-bang-bang in 1971’s ”Klute.” D