Breaking the Waves (1996)
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.Breaking the Waves featuring Emily Watson and Stellan Skarsgård is streaming on MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 6 others. It's a drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (70,512 votes).
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Currently you are able to watch Breaking the Waves streaming on The Criterion Channel, Kanopy, MAX, and MAX (Via Prime Video). It is also possible to buy Breaking the Waves on Prime Video, Google Play, VUDU, YouTube, iTunes, and Apple TV or rent it on Prime Video, Google Play, VUDU, YouTube, iTunes, and Apple TV.
Why to Watch Breaking the Waves
Breaking the Waves is a compelling drama that explores complex themes of love, guilt, and faith, offering a deep and thought-provoking narrative that keeps viewers engaged.
The movie features a powerful performance by Emily Watson, whose portrayal of a devoted wife dealing with guilt and desperation is both moving and captivating.
Breaking the Waves has been highly rated by audiences, with a 7.8 out of 10 on IMDb and a Reelgood score of 72, indicating its strong storytelling and impactful performances.
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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (MAX, The Criterion Channel, and Kanopy).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Apple TV, Google Play, and 3 others).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
#158 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#413 Ranked in Religion Movies
#2274 Ranked in Drama Movies
Breaking the Waves has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (70,512 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.
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Breaking the Waves Overview
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.