#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Jeff and Amy Taylor are moving to California and must drive across the country. When they find themselves stranded in the middle of a desert with hardly anyone or anything around, their trip comes to a sudden halt. Amy had taken a ride with a friendly trucker to a small diner to call for help, but after a long time, Jeff becomes worried. He finds that no one in the diner has seen or heard from his wife. When he finds the trucker who gave Amy the ride, the trucker swears he has never seen her. Now Jeff must attempt to find his wife, who has been kidnapped and is being held for ransom. But who can he trust?
Plot: 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.
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In Breakdown, Kurt Russell and Amy Quinlan play a wealthy New England couple who find horror in Iowa. While driving cross-country, their car breaks down. The various local people they meet who initially seem helpful are in fact criminals working together. The wife is kidnapped, the husband is told to pay half a million to get her back alive, and Kurt Russell decides he’d rather fight.
I found this a rather lame movie. Its believability goes way down when, for example, Kurt Russell rides on the bottom of a moving truck trailer and easily finds his way up to the cab. There are obvious continuity and other errors here: a villain gets a brutal rifle blast to his shoulder, but a few minutes later he’s driving a car with no visible problems; a small child is shown playing video games (so it’s early evening), but a few minutes later in the same scene dawn breaks.
About the only entertainment here is the acting of J.T. Walsh and M.C. Gainey, who are caricatures but fun ones. Kurt Russell, on the other hand, acts like he’s not particularly happy to have taken this role, and is just going through the motions until he gets his paycheck.
I must say that the purported message, if any, of this film is intriguing. Breakdown seems to be suggesting that decent people from the coasts shouldn’t venture into flyover country, since it is the den of rednecks who lie in wait for them. The forces behind this film clearly weren’t interested in fairly portraying the Midwest.
Breakdown is directed by Jonathan Mostow and Mostow co-writes the screenplay with Sam Montgomery. It stars Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh, M.C. Gainey, Kathleen Quinlan, Rex Linn, Jack Noseworthy and Ritch Brinkley. Music is by Basil Poledouris and cinematography by Douglas Milsome.
When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor (Russell) lets his wife, Amy (Quinlan), 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…
Sometimes all you need is a an unflashy thriller that soars because it keeps it simple. Mostow’s thriller is a nail biter, preposterous at times for sure, but with Jeff (Russell superb) frantically trying to find what has happened to his wife – out in the desert landscape of America – we get a guy we can totally root for. As the cards get dealt we come to be aware of scumbag predators in his midst, the suspense gets ramped up and we are never quite sure how it’s all going to pan out.
This has no ideas above its station, and as the heat gets turned up bit by bit, come the thrilling finale you may find it’s time to breath easy again… 8/10
If you loved “Duel” you will love this film!
Real gripping thriller, Russell though tends to be a bit of a wimp to start with then starts getting angry, the storyline is good but some of the scenarios are a little disbelieving and you will tend to keep saying things like “How come he has managed to escape and chase them so easily?” “How come she did that?” etc
The scenery is real nice, fans of road movies will be pleased too with the New Mexico landscapes and long quiet roads.
Worth a watch! We go into real redneck territory here also. I would like to criticise some of the acting though, the delivery of some of the lines tends to be a tad wooden in places (not so much from Russell) but I don’t suppose the all non-star cast could expect Oscars.
that Red is a bad Mother Trucker
Kurt Russell is excellent in this taunt, thrilling, non-stop action film. Russell plays Jeff, a husband who has to get his wife back after she’s abducted by a trucker after their jeep breaks down and she accepts a ride from him. Every actor is almost pitch perfect for the parts they play and the movie was very enjoyable. J.T. Walsh is suitably menacing as Red,in my mind, but this IS Kurt’s movie through and through. Mr. Russell has to be one of my favorite actors working today. And this film has to be one of the best ‘Chase for family member’ type movie in the last decade..HIGHLY recommended
My Grade: A
Where I saw it: HBO plus
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 33 min (93 min)
Genre Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director Jonathan Mostow
Writer Jonathan Mostow (story), Jonathan Mostow (screenplay), Sam Montgomery (screenplay)
Actors Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh, Kathleen Quinlan, M.C. Gainey
Awards 1 win & 2 nominations.
Production Company Dino De Laurentiis Company
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Arriflex 35 III, Moviecam Compact, Arriflex 535
Laboratory DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA
Film Length 2,531 m, 2,554 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Super 35 (common-top)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic) (Eastman)