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Breakdown

Breakdown

It could happen to you.
May 02, 1997 1h 35m
6.8
615 votes

Synopsis

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.

Title Breakdown
Companies Paramount, Dino De Laurentiis Company, Spelling Films
Countries United States of America
Keywords california, bank, ransom, kidnapping, donut, highway, chase, barn, vacation, stranded, deception, murder, redneck, diner, extortion, captive, desert, truck driver
Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell

Jeffrey 'Jeff' Taylor
J.T. Walsh

J.T. Walsh

Warren 'Red' Barr
Rex Linn

Rex Linn

Sheriff Boyd
Moira Sinise

Moira Sinise

Arleen Barr
Kim Robillard

Kim Robillard

Deputy Len Carver
Jack McGee

Jack McGee

Bartender at Belle's Diner
Vincent Berry

Vincent Berry

Deke Barr, Red's Son
Ancel Cook

Ancel Cook

Barfly at Belle's Diner
Gene Hartline

Gene Hartline

Tow Truck Driver
Steve Waddington

Steve Waddington

Cowboy In Bank
Rick Sanders

Rick Sanders

Truck Stop Trucker