Breakdown

Breakdown (1997)

Ending / spoiler

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Amy is rescued from her captors although one manages to slip away. Jeff locks the captors in the same cellar that Amy was put in, however they are freed by the escaped captor. Jeff and Amy make it to a vehicle on the property and narrowly escape being hit by Red's truck. A three-car chase ensues, however two of the drivers are killed due to their own stupidity. Red chases Jeff to a bridge where his car is narrowly pushed off by Red's semi. Amy gets her leg trapped. Jeff and Red fight in Red's semi. Jeff gains the upper hand and Red falls to his death in the ravine. Amy is freed from the car and she pushes a gear allowing the truck to fall on Red. Jeff and Amy embrace as the camera pulls back and we see a wide shot of the bridge.

manthabeat

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie Jeff and his wife were moving to San Diego from Massachusetts. Well, they were driving in their new Jeep (with Massachusetts plates) through Arizona. When Amy comments about how fast Jeff is driving, the camera shot shows the speedometer at 80 mph and the odometer shows the Jeep has only 245miles. That must be a new record from MA to AZ.....(Note: not visible on DVD version of film.)

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Jeff: Give me the key.
Red: Mister.
Jeff: Don't "mister" me you son of a bitch. My wife is locked up in a hole in your fucking barn, and if you don't give me the key, I'm gonna blow your fucking head off.

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Question: When Kurt Russell gets pulled over by the sheriff, the sheriff gets shot and begins to radio dispatch. Dispatch then asks the sheriff what his 20 (location) is. Kurt Russell grabs the radio and also does not tell dispatch where they were, but dispatch says they are on the way. How can they be on the way if they don't know his location?

Answer: There's only one major road in and out of the town. They knew where the Sheriff was coming from (Red called in an accident out of town to get the Sheriff out of their hair). If they start driving along the road the Sheriff took to get back to town eventually they'll find him.

BaconIsMyBFF

Answer: Jeff (Russell) may have thought that the sheriff already called in a location explaining why he didn't include it. He was not by the sheriff at the time the sheriff made the radio call - he ran up to him shortly afterwards.

Answer: There would be a tracker in the radio to let dispatch know exactly where the officer is.

The_Iceman
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