Breaking Away

1979 • 100 minutes
4.7
95 reviews
95%
Tomatometer
PG
Rating
Eligible
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About this movie

This charming, Academy Award winner (1979, Screenplay) cycles high on comedy as four friends come to terms with life after high school. When top-notch cyclist Dave (Dennis Christopher) learns that the world's bicycling champions are always Italian, he attempts to turn himself into an Italian, driving his parents (Barbara Barrie, Paul Dooley) crazy. But everything changes after he meets the Italian racing team-an encounter that ultimately leads him and his friends (Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley) to challenge the local college boys in the town's annual bike race.
Rating
PG

Ratings and reviews

4.7
95 reviews
rleathjr54
April 11, 2016
One the great American movies ever made... How Paul Dooley wasn't nominated for Best supporting actor is beyond me. . .This movie is a classic!!
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jon herron
January 6, 2015
Initially saw this movie as nothing else was on. However it turned out to be a really great movie that has become one of my favorites.
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Poppy
August 6, 2015
Because its funny to! I love Moocher! 😁💕
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