All roads lead to excitement with Kurt Russell in Breakdown, the non-stop thrill ride that's "a movie of nerve-frying intensity ... Kurt Russell's best performance yet" (Rex Reed, New York Observer). Jeff Taylor (Russell) and his wife Amy (Kathleen Quinlan) are headed toward a new life in California when their car's engine dies on a remote highway. Amy accepts a ride from a helpful trucker (J.T. Walsh) while Jeff waits with the car. But when Jeff shows up at the agreed rendezvous, he finds his wife's not there. The locals aren't talking; the police aren't much help. With no one to turn to, Jeff battles his worst fears and begins a desperate, danger-ridden search to find Amy – before it's too late!

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Breakdown (1997)

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Action/Mystery/Crime · 1h 33m · 5/2/1997

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A cross-country trip. An unexpected breakdown. The trap has been set.

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All roads lead to excitement with Kurt Russell in Breakdown, the non-stop thrill ride that's "a movie of nerve-frying intensity ... Kurt Russell's best performance yet" (Rex Reed, New York Observer). Jeff Taylor (Russell) and his wife Amy (Kathleen Quinlan) are headed toward a new life in California when their car's engine dies on a remote highway. Amy accepts a ride from a helpful trucker (J.T. Walsh) while Jeff waits with the car. But when Jeff shows up at the agreed rendezvous, he finds his wife's not there. The locals aren't talking; the police aren't much help. With no one to turn to, Jeff battles his worst fears and begins a desperate, danger-ridden search to find Amy – before it's too late!

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Dino De Laurentiis Company, Paramount Pictures, Spelling Films

Budget

$36,000,000

Revenue

$50,159,144
Cast
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Kurt Russell

Jeff Taylor
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J.T. Walsh

Red Barr
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Kathleen Quinlan

Amy Taylor
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M.C. Gainey

Earl
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Jack Noseworthy

Billy
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Rex Linn

Sheriff Boyd
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Ritch Brinkley

Al
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Moira Sinise

Arleen (as Moira Harris)
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Kim Robillard

Deputy Len Carver
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Thomas Kopache

Calhoun
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Jack McGee

Bartender
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Vincent Berry

Deke
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Helen Duffy

Flo
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Ancel Cook

Barfly
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Gene Hartline

Tow Truck Driver
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Steve Waddington

Cowboy In Bank
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Rick Sanders

Truck Stop Trucker
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Alitzah

Spanish Girl (uncredited)
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Robin J. Meyer

Mrs. Clark (uncredited)
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Rick Zieff

Producer (uncredited)
Crew
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Jonathan Mostow

Director
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Jonathan Mostow

Writer
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Sam Montgomery

Writer
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(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/1/1998

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9/21/2021

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1/8/2013

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