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A waitress confronts all the wrong turns she has made in her short life and ultimately ends up facing the biggest wrong turn of all: her dangerous ex-boyfriend who's determined to win back her love or die trying.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 12%

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"[The] script is so uneven that the result is like watching four different, equally bad, movies."
‑ Jessica Reaves, Chicago Tribune
"Tiresome and turgid, Broken has nothing to say and says it slowly. Even the sex scenes are a bore."
‑ Kyle Smith, New York Post
"Formulaic soap opera has the makings of camp but the heart of an after-school special."
‑ Amy Nicholson, Boxoffice Magazine
"Despite good work by the two leads to put it back together again, Broken lives up to its title."
‑ Brian Tallerico, The Deadbolt
"Says nothing new in a familiar way."
‑ Mark Dujsik, UR Chicago Magazine
"Broken is a pretentiously time-fragmented, tedious slog."
‑ , Los Angeles Times
"Ideas aren't enough to overcome a badly organized structure and often stilted acting."
‑ Jack Mathews, New York Daily News
"...a fairly tedious and thoroughly familiar portrait of drug abuse."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Broken goes a bit heavy on the symbolism (naming the leads Hope and Will, for starters) and tries to stir up sympathy for characters who may not deserve it, but as cautionary tales go, it's worth a look."
‑ Gary Goldstein, Reel.com
"Alan White's follow-up to Risk is still pretty entertaining, if not in the way he intended."
‑ Ken Fox, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"'Why?' you may wonder as the end credits roll on director Alan White's Broken."
‑ Jim Emerson, Chicago Sun-Times
"If Broken defies basic credibility, it is at least well acted."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"Broken has little of any great substance to add to the old truism that L.A. eats its young (especially those who just got off the bus from Ohio) and then picks its teeth with their hopes and dreams."
‑ Marc Savlov, Austin Chronicle
"Heather Graham's would-be singer-songwriter in Broken is a walking cliché in a film overstuffed with them."
‑ Scott Tobias, AV Club
"A stagy piece that allows the audience to wonder how much is going on in the central character's drug-induced hallucinations and how much is real--No matter, though, since nothing is particularly dramatic or original."
‑ Harvey S. Karten, Compuserve
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