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Breakdown

1997-05-02 | Thriller / Drama
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When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never seen Amy. Johnathan Mostow's tense thriller then follows Jeff's desperate search for his wife, which eventually uncovers a small town's murderous secret.
Director: Jonathan Mostow
Stars: Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh

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When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never seen Amy. Johnathan Mostow's tense thriller then follows Jeff's desperate search for his wife, which eventually uncovers a small town's murderous secret..
The genre of Breakdown is Thriller,Drama,Action.
The certification of Breakdown is R.
The production budget of Breakdown was 36,000,000 USD.
On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of Breakdown is 6.9/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 81/100, Metacritic rating is 73/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
On July 30, 2021, there were 5213 public reaction to Breakdown including thrilling ride at finish, reluctant hero, suitably menacing, nightmare scenario, ordinary man.
The casts of Breakdown are Kurt Russell starring as Jeffrey 'Jeff' Taylor, J.T. Walsh starring as Warren 'Red' Barr, Kathleen Quinlan starring as Amy Taylor, M.C. Gainey starring as Earl, Jack Noseworthy starring as Billy, Rex Linn starring as Sheriff Boyd.
Breakdown won 1998 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards.
The runtime of Breakdown is 95 minutes.
The revenue of Breakdown was 50,159,144 USD.
The full version of Breakdown is provided by Popcornflix , Hulu , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , Epix , Sling TV , AMC on Demand
The release date of Breakdown is May 02, 1997.