The Break (1995)

A depressed and destitute Nick Irons, a tennis pro banned from the tour for slugging a player during a TV match, agrees to coach a bookie's "head case" son, Joel, who wants to turn pro. The bookie wants his son to get out of tennis and contracts Nick to discourage him. Nick begins to do that but after an episode with his old flame, Jennifer, and after seeing the kid's determination he decides to teach him all the tricks, both physical and psychological, of the trade. The two battle the kids of a famous coach, unfair refs., injuries, travel all over the southern US, while Nick tries to woo his love back, finally to reach the big championship tennis match where all is resolved in dramatic fashion.

Directing:
  • Lee H. Katzin
Writing:
  • Vincent Van Patten
  • Tom Caffrey
  • Stephanie Warren
themoviedb icon 7.5/10
  • Release Date: 1995-09-01
  • Views: 584
  • Language: en
  • Runtime: 104

Watch on

netflix hulu amazon vudu

Martin Sheen

Gil Robbins

Rae Dawn Chong

Jennifer Irons

Valerie Perrine

Delores Smith

Vince Van Patten

Nick Irons
Write one

Sorry, no results found.

Show me another film
Random Artist
Protect yourself from online tracking

Are you sure you want to hide this?

Show me another film
Random Artist
Protect yourself from online tracking

Are you sure you want to hide this?