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Breaking All the Rules (1985)

The story of two guys and two girls who meet and fall in love in an amusement park on the last day of summer. All the while outwitting three moronic would-be jewel thieves.

Director:

James Orr

Writers:

Edith Rey (story), Rafal Zielinski (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carl Marotte ... Jack
Thor Bishopric ... David
Carolyn Dunn Carolyn Dunn ... Debbie
Rachel Hayward ... Angie
Michael Rudder Michael Rudder ... Harry
Pierre-Andre LaRoque Pierre-Andre LaRoque ... Babyface
Papusha Demitro Papusha Demitro ... Patty
Vlasta Vrana ... Detective
Beverly Murray ... Debbie's Mother (as Eve Napier)
Michele Scarabelli ... David's Stepmother
Jérôme Tiberghien Jérôme Tiberghien ... David's Father (as Jerome Tiberghien)
Bob Pierson Bob Pierson ... Angie's Father
Tiffany Silverman Tiffany Silverman ... Jack's Sister
Lillian Horowitz Lillian Horowitz ... Jack's Mother
Daniel Nalbach Daniel Nalbach ... Jack's Father
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The story of two guys and two girls who meet and fall in love in an amusement park on the last day of summer. All the while outwitting three moronic would-be jewel thieves.

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Taglines:

She's got one last day to do everything one last time!

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Comedy | Crime | Romance

Certificate:

R

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Goofs

In several scenes Carolyn Dunn's hair changes from spiked to frizzy and then back to spiked. See more »

Crazy Credits

This can be seen as the stunt credits are rolling: Stunt Baby Zoe Partheniou See more »

Connections

Referenced in Deformed Monsters (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

That's My Girl
by Stephen Ritchie
Performed by Stephen Ritchie
© 1984 Zaza Sound Productions (PRO)
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Absolutely terrible teen comedy
17 November 2013 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

The events of "Breaking All The Rules" almost all take place at a place called Fun Park, but there is absolutely no fun to be found in this dismal Canadian comedy. I was able to forgive the movie for its unanswered questions like why a valuable gem is being exhibited in a third rate amusement park, but not for much else. There are plenty of attempts at humor, and while some are *almost* funny (such as the scene taking place in the bus), in the end *none* of the attempts at humor actually work. The cast seems to know they are in an utter bomb, because their performances come across as labored and with no sense of having any fun. In fact, the director seems to be feeling the same way as his poor actors, because the energy level is woefully low and there is absolutely no feeling of enthusiasm or passion. The icing on the cake is the cheap feeling of the entire enterprise, from the shabby production values to the grating songs on the soundtrack. The Canadian government actually provided funding for this movie, and while I normally like it when the government takes a break from funding boring and pretentious art films as it usually does for something more commercial, in the end this so-called commercial film is almost as tough to sit through as those painful art films.


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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Jagd nach dem grossen Diamanten See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Budget:

$2,032,000 (estimated)
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Mono

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