Not Easily Broken

Movie information

Life tries to break you. Love holds you together. Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for sexual references and thematic elements.
Released on:
January 9, 2009  

Production Companies:
Screen Gems, T.D. Jakes Ministries
TriStar Pictures

Status: Released

Morris Chestnut, Maeve Quinlan, Taraji P. Henson, Cannon Jay, Niecy Nash, Eddie Cibrian, Wood Harris, Kevin Hart, Jenifer Lewis

Director: Bill Duke

Screenwriter: Brian Bird
Script: Novel Adaptation

Genre: Drama
About the film:
After years of disagreeing on what true happiness, success, and love really are, Dave and Clarice Johnson have finally reached a breaking point in their marriage. When Clarice is hurt in a car accident, the obvious truth that more than just her injuries need immediate attention is exposed. Their odds of making it worsen as Clarice begins to see a physical therapist, and Dave develops a friendship with Julie and her teenage son Bryson. The acceptance and comfort he finds in them stirs his longing for a family and a passionate partner. As temptation tugs at Dave and Clarice pulls farther away, they must confront whether their vows are or are not easily broken.
Rated PG-13 for sexual references and thematic elements.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $5.31 mil. (724 theaters) | Domestic Total: $10.57 mil.
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  • Not Easily Broken: A Novel

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