• List Price: $9.99
  • You Save: $0.49 (5%)
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Only 1 left in stock.
Sold by Viki's Little Shop and Fulfilled by Amazon.
Gift-wrap available.
The Break-Up (Full Screen... has been added to your Cart
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by arrow-media
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Complete with case and artwork.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$15.99
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Sold by: 5_star_sales
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • The Break-Up (Full Screen Edition)
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

The Break-Up (Full Screen Edition)

312 customer reviews

Additional DVD options Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD
"Please retry"
Full Screen Edition
$9.50
$0.75 $0.01
DVD
"Please retry"
1-Disc Version
Watch Instantly with Rent Buy
$9.50 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details Only 1 left in stock. Sold by Viki's Little Shop and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

The Break-Up (Full Screen Edition) + Couples Retreat + Just Go With It
Price for all three: $22.49

Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston star in the charming and unpredictable comedy The Break-Up. After two years together, Gary and Brooke's relationship seems to have taken a comical wrong turn on the way to happily ever after. Now the break-up is on, the lines have been drawn, and their honest feelings for each other are coming out. Get ready for an all-out war of the exes in this fun date movie that's hilarious and heartfelt.

Special Features

  • Alternate Ending
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Extended Scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Improv with Vince Vaugh and Jon Favreau
  • In Perfect Harmony: The Tone Rangers
  • The Making of The Break-Up
  • Three Brothers: A Tour of Chicago
  • Feature Commentary with Actors Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston
  • Feature Commentary with Director Peyton Reed

  • Product Details

    • Actors: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Joey Lauren Adams, Cole Hauser
    • Directors: Peyton Reed
    • Writers: Jeremy Garelick, Jay Lavender
    • Producers: Vince Vaughn, Scott Stuber
    • Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Dolby, Dubbed, Full Screen, NTSC, Subtitled
    • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
    • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
    • Dubbed: French, Spanish
    • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
    • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
    • Studio: Universal Studios
    • DVD Release Date: October 17, 2006
    • Run Time: 107 minutes
    • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (312 customer reviews)
    • ASIN: B000HCPS8U
    • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #87,634 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
    • Learn more about "The Break-Up (Full Screen Edition)" on IMDb

    Customer Reviews

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews

    33 of 40 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer VINE VOICE on December 2, 2006
    Format: DVD
    Realistic to the end. I've been involved with counseling many couples who break up and this movie hits the proverbial nail right on the head. Many break ups are "accidental". Many times persons who break up wish they could be back together. Many times the greatest danger comes when the problems are out in the open and persons attempt to save the relationship.

    All of the cast does a good job. The characters are believable and make the viewer root for them, even the supporting cast. The viewer becomes emotionally glued to this film with a desire for these two to make it, but they always seem to just miss, even though both want it to work. This could be a healing film, but it is not a "feel good" film. This may be why so many viewers, expecting a light hearted comedy, gave it less than stellar reviews.

    Most people who have experienced the breakup of a close relationship will see themselves in this film. About half of all marriages end in divorce and most couples who live together will eventually split. The brightest spot in the film is the ending. It reminds us that however relationships turn out, there is hope for a future on the other side.

    I won't say how this film turns out, but if you do not like the ending there is an alternate ending in the bonus features. I liked the ending that showed in the theatres, but the other ending is worth a glance, if only for a few laughs.
    1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
    Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
    Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
    36 of 47 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on October 18, 2006
    Format: DVD
    In order to appreciate The Break-Up you really have to suspend disbelief at the reasons why a couple like Gary (Vince Vaughn) and Brooke (Jennifer Aniston) would actually come together in the first place. The film is well acted and fast paced and also entertaining, and it does a generally good job of showing what happens when love turns into a weapon of mutual destruction.

    It's just I didn't quite buy the fact that a somewhat educated and cultured girl like Brooke who works as a art-gallery curator and likes going to the ballet would actually see in a working class schlep like Gary, a voluble if considerably doughy charmer who, with his two brothers (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Cole Hauser), runs a guided tourist service in Chicago.

    If you can get beyond this strange lapse of logic, The Break-Up is a mostly fun and astute and features the lovely Jennifer and the clever Vince at their snappish best. The story itself is pretty slim: Brook and Gary meet at a Cubs game, fall in love hard, buy a showpiece apartment together and live happily ever after. All this happens in the opening credits.

    It doesn't take long, however, for the cracks to appear in the relationship and the fights inevitably start coming. He doesn't buy the right number of lemons for a dinner party she's hosting for their respective families, and then doesn't do the dishes until she nags him to help. She doesn't understand his needs, which is basically relaxing after a hard day on his feet and watching the ball game. So consequently, after a bitter argument, Brooke impulsively puts an end to their relationship.

    The big problem is that they both own the apartment together, and over the next couple of weeks things get worse.
    Read more ›
    2 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
    Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
    Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
    8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Avid Reader VINE VOICE on November 19, 2006
    Format: DVD
    I didn't see this film in the theater, so when I sat down to view The Break-Up I was surprised by the fact that it's less of a romantic comedy than a romantic drama. Sure there are some funny moments, but at its heart the film is about the relationship of Gary Grobowski and Brooke Meyers (played wonderfully by Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston) and how it explodes into a great mess. Vince Vaughn is great as the selfish Gary who doesn't understand why people just can't fall in line and do what he wants them to do. As his girlfriend, Brooke, Aniston shows some real acting chops and plays a character much more adult and well-rounded than Rachel from Friends. While the film focuses mostly on the characters of Gary and Brooke, the supporting cast is also top-notch. Two that really shine in the film are Jon Favreau as Gary's best friend and Vincent D'Onofrio as Gary's older brother, Dennis, who gets no respect from self-centered Gary. There is one scene in particular between them that was just heart-wrenching. As I said, this film was not what I expected it to be. After something like The Wedding Crashers, I guess I was expecting a bit more slapstick and childish humor from a Vaughn film, but that is definitely not what The Break-Up is; in fact, it's a very adult film about two people who can't seem to communicate with each other until it's too late. I especially like that the writers didn't sell out in the end and go for the hokey finale. Very good film.
    Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
    Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
    Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
    7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Cristina Mclaughlin on August 9, 2007
    Format: DVD
    After being heralded as "the date movie" to see I bugged my husband until he rented it. Normally he doesn't get the chick flicks but this time I didn't get it either. If you've ever been in a room where your friends who are a couple are fighting and you get that awkward sinking feeling that you want to leave or say something but you can't and you try your best to just ignore it or wish it away? That is the entirety of this movie.

    There is nothing romantic or funny about the way these two act toward one another. Vince Vaughn is a complete jerk who does everything to prove he is a complete sleaze that isn't troubled by emotions of any kind. Jennifer Aniston plays the desperate girl who instead of saying what is on her mind tries all types of mind games to "trick" him into feeling and thinking the way she wants him to. You do not see ANY endearing moments between these two although I was waiting for some reason to illuminate why they were together in the first place and found none.

    This could have been a very quirky and funny movie. Take a look at "Everybody Loves Raymond" which turns dreadful marital fights into something hysterical. However, her shrieks of him being a "prick" while he coaches guys about how easy it is to get into her pants through apple martinis was just completely horrifying and dreadful. If you are looking for an intense drama in order to psychoanalyze all the typical reasons relationships go awry then knock yourself out with this one. If you're like me and wanted a quirky, fun movie that is great for a night out with the one you love STAY AWAY.
    Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
    Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
    Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

    Forums

    Have something you'd like to share about this product?
    Start a new discussion
    Topic:
    First post:
    Prompts for sign-in
     


    Search Customer Discussions
    Search all Amazon discussions

    What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?