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Not Easily Broken

2009 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

DramaRomance

manipulativeengagingemasculatingunderlyingterrible
  • Jini Score
    35%
  • Critics Score
    42%
  • Rating
    6.1/10
  • Box Office
    $ 10 Million
  • Jini Score
    35%
  • Critics Score
    42%
  • Rating
    6.1/10
  • Box Office
    $ 10 Million
manipulativeengagingemasculatingunderlyingterrible
A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple. Not Easily Broken is a 2009 American English-language Drama Romance film starring Morris Chestnut, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Hart, Jenifer Lewis, Maeve Quinlan, Wood Harris and Troy Williams. The movie is inspired from Not Easily Broken by T. D. Jakes. Not Easily Broken was Produced by Brian Bird, T. D. Jakes, Clint Culpepper, Aaron Norris and Curtis Wallace. Not Easily Broken is written by Brian Bird and T.d. Jakes and it is directed by Bill Duke. TriStar Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the film. Not Easily Broken was released on 9th January 2009 and takes a screen time of 99 minutes. The Film was successful at box office. Not Easily Broken was made on a budget of $5 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $10 million. The screenplay for the movie was written by Brian Bird. Cinematography was done by Geary McLeod and editing by Josh Rifkin. The music was composed by Kurt Farquhar.

Not Easily Broken Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 2.4/5

48%

Positive Review Rating : 42%

42%
  • Austin Chronicle

    Mostly, Not Easily Broken is a pat portrayal of a marriage, neither overly dull nor especially engaging except during Daves sporadic voiceovers. ( Read More )
  • Combust Ible Celluloid

    But director Bill Duke has no idea how to shape or visualize it, turning it into a mushy mess with far too much loud music to drive home the emotions. ( Read More )
  • View London

    Similarly, the direction is painfully sluggish throughout, while the dialogue is straight from The Big Book of Cliches and the plot eventually succumbs to cloying sentimentality of the worst kind.N... ( Read More )
  • News Review

    Chestnut in particular is long overdue; he is especially immune to Dukes overemphatic direction and radiates a paradoxically cool intensity. ( Read More )
  • Screen It

    Her success, however, leaves her with no time or desire for children, meaning Dave has to do the surrogate father thing coaching little league with his friends Tree (KEVIN HART) and Brock (EDDIE CI... ( Read More )
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Awards for Not Easily Broken
  • Black Reel Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • MovieGuide Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • BET Awards
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS