Breaking In
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In this comedy (which claims a strong pedigree -- it was written by John Sayles and directed by Bill Forsyth), Burt Reynolds plays Ernie, an aging career burglar who knows just about everything there is to know about breaking and entering. One night, Ernie has stealthily slipped into a home only to discover someone else is already there -- Mike (Casey Siemaszko), a guy in his early 20's who likes to sneak into other people's houses so he can raid their refrigerators and watch their televisions. Ernie is taken aback by Mike's recklessness, but is impressed by his skills; he's… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Delightfully charming low-key funny mismatched buddy crime caper pic."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Breaking In is a charming, warm and completely entertaining movie - the kind you'll enjoy best after sitting through something particularly mindless and loud."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
"Not much happens, but it is entertaining"
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"A low-key and intriguing teaming of John Sayles and Billy Forsyth that features a terrific performance by Reynolds."
‑ Dan Lybarger, Nitrate Online
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