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Breaking the Waves

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Romance Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19962h 39mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Religion Doctor Country: Denmark 

In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.Breaking the Waves featuring Emily Watson and Stellan Skarsgård is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 4 others. It's a drama and romance movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (63,003 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Lars von Trier


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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 1 other).

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Not available to watch free online.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#125 Ranked Movie

Breaking the Waves has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (63,003 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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