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Joey Breaker (1993)

Joey Breaker is a fast-talking, ambitious, workaholic agent representing actors, screenwriters, and comedians for the New York firm of Morgan Creative. He is callous and intolerant, but ... See full summary »

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Steven Starr

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Steven Starr
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Edson ... Joey Breaker
Cedella Marley ... Cyan Worthington
Fred Fondren Fred Fondren ... Alfred Moore
Erik King ... Hip Hop Hank
Gina Gershon ... Jenny Chaser
Philip Seymour Hoffman ... Wiley McCall
Mary Joy ... Esther Trigliani
Sam Coppola ... Sid Kramer
Michael Imperioli ... Larry Metz
Olga Bagnasco Olga Bagnasco ... Karina Danzi
Laurence Mason ... Lester White
Seth Gilliam ... Jeremy Brasher
John Costelloe ... Randy Jeter
Sunday Theodore Sunday Theodore ... Morissa Marker
George Bartenieff George Bartenieff ... Dean Milford
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Joey Breaker is a fast-talking, ambitious, workaholic agent representing actors, screenwriters, and comedians for the New York firm of Morgan Creative. He is callous and intolerant, but when he unexpectedly falls in love, he begins to see that he has been missing much of what is important in life. His demeanor mellows and he learns to be more tolerant of others. Suddenly, he is faced with a difficult choice when his girlfriend graduates from nursing school and returns to Jamaica. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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There's more to life than making a deal.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agent Breaker See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Breakdown Productions See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Directorial debut for independent producer and former agent Steven Starr. See more »

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References The Flintstones (1960) See more »

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Prometheus Suite (Alfred's Theme)
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What a gem!
12 March 2002 | by Zen BonesSee all my reviews

It's so nice to see a film that genuinely has a lot of heart and wit but isn't mushy or terminally quirky! I can't imagine how anyone could dislike this film, unless they miss mind-numbing sit-com exploitation. The characters are real and likable, and they are seen living in the world that surrounds them, as well as their own lives, which in this case are dominated by work and status. There's really no other film like this (maybe that's why it has such a low rating? How people love to cling to their formula movies - sigh!). It's not a "great" film, but it's as wonderful as spending an evening with friends who you know are genuine, and are great fun to be with. And hey, Philip Seymour Hoffman is in it. What more is there to say?


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