Breakdown 26 years old

It could happen to you.


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.


Breakdown Cast

Name Character
Kathleen Quinlan She was 42, now 69 years old as Amy Taylor
Jack McGee He was 48, now 74 years old as Bartender at Belle's Diner
Kurt Russell He was 46, now 72 years old as Jeffrey " Jeff " Taylor
M.C. Gainey He was 49, now 75 years old as Earl
Thomas Kopache He was 51, now 78 years old as Calhoun
Rex Linn He was 40, now 67 years old as Sheriff Boyd
J.T. Walsh He was 53, 54 years old when he died as Warren " Red " Barr
Kim Robillard He was 41, now 68 years old as Deputy Len Carver
Ritch Brinkley He was 53, 71 years old when he died as Al
Jack Noseworthy He was 27, now 53 years old as Billy
Vincent Berry as Deke Barr, Red's Son
Gene Hartline as Tow Truck Driver
Helen Duffy as Flo
Moira Harris She was 42, now 69 years old as Arleen Bar

Breakdown Crew

Name Department
Jonathan Mostow as Director. He was 35 (now 62) years old Directing
Jonathan Mostow as Screenplay. He was 35 (now 62) years old Writing
Douglas Milsome as Director of Photography. He was 58 (now 84) years old Camera
Terry Dresbach as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Derek Brechin as Editor. He was 45 (57) years old when He died Editing
Carol Lewis as Casting. She was 33 (now 60) years old Production
Peg Cummings as Set Decoration. Art
Victoria Paul as Production Design. Art
Sam Montgomery as Screenplay. He was 6 (now 33) years old Writing
Lee Mayman as Art Direction. Art
Harry Colomby as Executive Producer. Production
Kevin Stitt as Editor. He was 24 (now 50) years old Editing
Martha De Laurentiis as Producer. She was 42 (now 69) years old Production
Breakdown poster
Breakdown (26 years)

It could happen to you.

  • Release day: Friday, May 02, 1997
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Budget: 36000000.00
  • Revenue: 50159144.00