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"Breakdown" (also known as "Breakdown - La trappola") is an Action/Drama/Thriller film directed by Jonathan Mostow, and written by Jonathan Mostow (screenplay), released on May 02 of 1997 in the USA . Kurt Russell and J.T. Walsh are starring, alongside Kathleen Quinlan, M.C. Gainey, Jack Noseworthy and Rex Linn.

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Who is the director of "Breakdown":

Breakdown was directed by Jonathan Mostow, an American director, writer, and producer.

Before Breakdown, Jonathan Mostow had directed Beverly Hills Bodysnatchers, released in 1989, Fright Show (1985). Since, he directed U-571, released in 2000, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), Surrogates (2009).

When was "Breakdown" released:

Breakdown was initially released on Friday, May 02, 1997, in the United States. Also released on Friday, May 02, 1997 have been Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (dir. Jay Roach), Commandments (dir. Daniel Taplitz), and Warriors of Virtue (dir. Ronny Yu). This was twenty-two (22) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, May 22, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, October 08, 1997 in France; Thursday, October 09, 1997 in Australia; Friday, April 24, 1998 in Italy and on Wednesday, August 06, 1997 in Spain.

What is the casting of "Breakdown":

At the casting of Breakdown we find Kurt Russell, previously seen in Escape from L.A. (1996) and Executive Decision (1996); J.T. Walsh (Executive Decision (1996), Nixon (1995)); Kathleen Quinlan (Zeus and Roxanne (1997), Perfect Alibi (1995)) [ more... ]

  • Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh and Jack McGee also appeared together in Backdraft, released in 1991.
  • Kim Robillard and M.C. Gainey, Moira Harris have all also be seen in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, released in 2003.
  • Rex Linn and Kim Robillard also appeared in Cliffhanger, released in 1993.
  • Jack McGee and Kathleen Quinlan have both also be seen in The Doors, released in 1991.

What is the Storyline of "Breakdown":

While driving cross-country from Boston to San Diego in their new Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeff Taylor and his wife Amy narrowly miss colliding with a beat-up Ford F-150 that darts in front of them from a connecting road on a deserted highway. Later, while stopped at a gas station, the truck's driver, Earl, exchanges hostile words with Jeff before the couple resume their journey. Shortly afterwards, their Jeep breaks down in the middle of the desert. Leaving Jeff with the car, Amy accepts a ride from a passing [...]

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