Breakfast of Champions
Breakfast of Champions (1999)

Dwayne Hoover, the most respected businessman in Midland City, is on the verge of a nervous breakdown- yet his identity as the leader of the town's financial empire continues to flourish as he slowly descends from semi-sanity into… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 17, 1999
DVD Release Date: June 30, 2000
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Critic Score: 26% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The movie is overwhelmed by its chaotic visual effects and disjointed storyline.

James Berardinelli

Rudolph's film, like most of his others, just isn't funny enough to sustain the lunacy.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

A misfire.

Edward Lawrenson
Sight and Sound

Structurally, the film is a mess: on screen, the novel's digressive, anecdotal narrative seems directionless and muddled.

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Gene Seymour

If you can stand the tumult, you may find yourself feeling giddy as you watch old pros like Nolte, Willis, Hershey and, especially, Finney play at such a high pitch.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly


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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Rudolph exagera ao transformar o filme em um delírio (in)digno de Terry Gilliams, mas o roteiro, sua mensagem e as atuações acabam equilibrando a balança.

Michael Atkinson
Mr. Showbiz

Breakfast of Champions is a spectacular failure.

Stephen Holden
New York Times

The movie looks and feels like a frantic, live-action psychedelic cartoon.

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Adaptating a Vonnegut book isn't easy. This movie pulls it off (for the most part).

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
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Bruce Willis was fun in the movie, but I think his likability rapidly decreases when he thinks nothing matters anymore. Nick Nolte's cross dressing is… More