Breakdown

1997

Breakdown

Critics Consensus

A brainy and suspenseful -- if somewhat uneven -- thriller.

80%

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Total Count: 51
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Focusing more on building suspense than slam-bam action sequences, this taut thriller follows an ordinary man's struggle to locate his beloved wife, who simply vanished after a car breakdown led her to hitch a ride with a friendly trucker who later denies ever having seen her.

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Cast

Kurt Russell
as Jeff Taylor
J.T. Walsh
as Red Barr
Kathleen Quinlan
as Amy Taylor
Rex Linn
as Sheriff Boyd
Kim Robillard
as Deputy Len Carver
Jack McGee
as Bartender
Ancel Cook
as Barfly
Gene Hartline
as Tow Truck Driver
Steve Waddinton
as Cowboy in Bank
Rick Sanders
as Truck Stop Trucker
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