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Breaking Away

The film follows teenager Dave, who has recently graduated from high school and has to figure out what to do with his life. After discovering his passion for bicycle racing, Dave chases for his dream while overcome the prohibition from family.
Keywords:  #Daniel Stern #Dennis Christopher #Dennis Quaid #Peter Yates #Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
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Chicago Reader
March 21, 2007
Peter Yates, previously typed as an action director, lends the film a fine, unexpected limpidity, and the principals are mostly excellent.
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TV Guide
March 21, 2007
A delightful sleeper.
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Common Sense Media
December 18, 2010
Rousing bicycle race story is a family favorite.
March 21, 2007
Though its plot wins no points for originality, Breaking Away is a thoroughly delightful light comedy.
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August 03, 2008
Christopher is so good in this quietly charming, Yates-drected tale of four high school graduates trying to decide what to do with their lives that it's a wonder he didn't achieve the heights of co-star Quaid.
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New York Times
May 20, 2003
Here is a movie so fresh and funny it didn't even need a big budget or a pedigree.
Film and Felt
March 12, 2010
The triumphant ending teeters on twee, but feels warranted enough to give it a pass and enjoy the moment right along with him.
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
Displays the kind of unsentimental optimism that went out of fashion with Hawks.
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Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Breaking Away is a wonderfully sunny, funny, goofy, intelligent movie that makes you feel about as good as any movie in a long time. It is, in fact, a treasure.
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July 22, 2010
Breaking Away embraces the good old fashioned small town family values that would catapult Ronald Reagan to an enormously popular two term presidency. And still, I like it.
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TIME Magazine
August 03, 2008
There are a few moments when the picture's easygoing pace turns into wobbliness, but these are insignificant compared with its many moments of shrewd insight into the lives of amusingly shaded but very recognizable human beings.
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