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The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy [WS/P&S] [DVD] [2000]

  • SKU: 4110250
  • Release Date: 03/06/2001
  • Rating: R
Greg Berlanti's The Broken Hearts Club comes to DVD with a pair of transfers. The widescreen anamorphic transfer preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio 2.35:1, and is preferable to the standard full-frame transfer. English soundtracks are rendered in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Surround, while a French soundtrack has also been recorded in Dolby Digital Stereo. Subtitles are accessible in both of those languages as well. Supplemental materials include a director's commentary track, deleted scenes with optional commentary, trailers, and, for those with a DVD-ROM drive, access to the film's official website. This is a solid disc from Columbia/TriStar.

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

    Special Features

    • Digitally mastered audio and anamorphic video
    • Widescreen and full-screen presentations
    • Feature audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Surround 2-channel; French
    • Subtitles: English, French
    • Director and producer's commentary
    • Deleted scenes with director and producer's commentary
    • DVD-ROM weblink to official "Broken Hearts Club" website
    • Theatrical trailers
    • Interactive menus
    • Scene selections


    The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy
    Greg Berlanti directs this comedic romp about a quartet of gay yuppies looking for love in all the wrong places. Though photographer Dennis (Timothy Olyphant) longs for a long-term relationship, he continues his routine of one-night-stands until he meets neophyte queer Kevin (Andrew Keegan) at a birthday party. Dennis' associates aren't faring much better. Apartment mate and hunky actor Cole (Dean Cain) goes through boys like Kleenex, that is until he is courted by a closeted movie star. Taylor (Billy Porter) is ditched by his longtime boyfriend during a long distance phone call. And Patrick (Ben Weber) generally whines about how ugly he is. Romantic misunderstandings, drug dalliances, and hugs follow. This film was screened at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Jonathan Crow, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Timothy Olyphant
      Timothy Olyphant - Dennis
    • Andrew Keegan
      Andrew Keegan - Kevin
    • John Mahoney
      John Mahoney - Jack
    • Dean Cain
      Dean Cain - Cole
    • Matt McGrath
      Matt McGrath - Howie

    Customer rating

    Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 2 reviews

    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great Movie!

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      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      Saw the movie and really enjoyed it, only a complete cynic wouldn't. Much more substantial than a movie of the week as some would have you believe. It's a romantic comedy and is as funny and moving as one would and should expect it to be. If you're tired of the heavy, depressing and gay themed movies - here's one that you will simply enjoy - a docudrama it doesn't pretend to be. The characters are all wonderful and at their present stage of life, their concerns, desires, hopes, fears etc. are true to who they are. In your lifetime you will have known atleast one if not all of these characters. For a community longing to see itself on the big screen, this may be a very small representation, but nonetheless a valid one. Does it provoke deep thoughts, Will you like it? Yes. If nothing else, by the end of the movie you'll be thinking as I did "thank God for my friends..." - it's message and true worth. Enjoy.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      I have loved this movie from the moment I saw it!

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      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      I lovw the movie as a whole and would recommend it to anyone who has problems or is steugfling with their own identity or has swlf confiednce issues. This movie teaches people to he comfortable with themselves and love yourself for who you are no matter what and I love the message it sends

      I would recommend this to a friend

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