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  1. Django's rating of the film Breaking Away

    Few films capture insecurity and adolescent identity crisis better than this one. While it hits all the standard youth film tropes, it still feels fresh and original and the gags work despite their silliness. I could give the movie a fourth star just for Paul Dooley who plays loving but befuddled dads better than anyone.

  2. Landen Celano's rating of the film Breaking Away

    I like the cutaways to the cat.

  3. John Matrix's rating of the film Breaking Away

    Uplifting without trying too hard. Nothing feels forced or dramatic for the sake of being dramatic. A group of friends struggle with adulthood, fail, get back up, & win a bike race. Plentiful humor and a focus on naturally developed characters are BREAKING AWAY's greatest assets. Also there's a beautiful sense of community that's suggested by hundreds of little interactions between the residents of Bloomington, IN.

  4. Mark O. Stack's rating of the film Breaking Away

    If you can make it through the faux Italian accent, your gonna get a movie about people really rallying behind their friend and that's swell.

  5. Michael Peer's rating of the film Breaking Away

    Wonderful. Richard Linklater referred to this film as one of his prime influences while making Everybody Wants Some and it's easy to see why. This is so many great things: a fantastic coming of age story, a riveting sports drama, and a great college flick all rolled into one fantastic package. It's a love letter to Indiana and a remarkable time-capsule of the late 70's. A must watch for anyone making a period pieces.

  6. Aardsy's rating of the film Breaking Away

    That certainly was a movie.

  7. The Mayor Of Hell's rating of the film Breaking Away

    Can't help but love that ending ( to the race ) great to see an old Indiana town in the late 70s. One of the many reasons you can't beat location shooting

  8. SpacePirate's rating of the film Breaking Away

    Yates best film. Hadnt seen this one since high school sociology class lol but checked it out again recently and still holds up. A minor classic, in an era where a film could still gain a cult following and not need a major studio push. Sadly those days are long gone and the era of blockbusters with mindless explosion after explosion is here to stay. Great story, great performances, funny, moving, everything you want

  9. Dominic Simard-Jean's rating of the film Breaking Away

    Peter Yates doing Truffaut. Magnificient fun!

  10. tuncaucer's rating of the film Breaking Away

    the best cycling story ever (for cyclist, for sure)

  11. Bernardo Alves's rating of the film Breaking Away

  12. rorydean's rating of the film Breaking Away

    Late 70s bicycle movie survives on the strength of its script, youthful abandon wears after awhile, brat pack ensemble fun to see familiar faces at the beginning of long careers. Reinforces the value of dedicated hours in back story, characters instead of scenarios, plot plods at times shows weak dreams of late 70s malaise. Nevertheless happenstance channel surfing, kept interest without resorting to ambiance.

  13. Algitya's rating of the film Breaking Away

    Kind of movie cliche' that made to outreach beyond.

  14. mcnail's rating of the film Breaking Away

    Can't believe I slept on this one so long, it's remarkable.

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  18. Not Important Nick's rating of the film Breaking Away

    A very funny film with a goofy main character. Most likely the best bicycle movie I have ever watched

  19. Jonuk Who's rating of the film Breaking Away

    I love this film for its eccentricity, and the fact that it was filmed in my home state of Indiana, wonderful and witty! and Paul Dooley was never better as the long suffering father!