Blu-ray Release: Breakdown

Blu-ray Release Date: Sept. 21, 2021
Price: Blu-ray $24.99
Studio: Paramount

Featuring a director-approved remaster from a new 4K film scan, the 1997 thriller Breakdown is here presented in a limited-edition Blu-ray Disc with collectible packaging featuring a foldout image of the film’s theatrical poster and an interior spread with key movie moments.  It’s the latest addition to the Paramount Presents line of Blu-rays.

The Blu-ray boasts a wealth of new bonus content, including a look at the never-before-seen alternate opening, a new Filmmaker Focus with director Jonathan Mostow, commentary by Mostow and star Kurt Russell (Grindhouse: Death Proof), a featurette with actress Kathleen Quinlan (After), an isolated track of Basil Poledouris’s score, access to a Digital copy of the film, and more.

Here’s a detailed list of special features:

  • Commentary by director Jonathan Mostow and Kurt Russell—NEW!
  • Filmmaker Focus: Director Jonathan Mostow on Breakdown—NEW!
  • Victory Is Hers – Kathleen Quinlan on Breakdown—NEW!
  • A Brilliant Partnership – Martha De Laurentiis on Breakdown—NEW!
  • Alternate Opening—NEW!
  • Alternate Opening with commentary by director Jonathan Mostow—NEW!
  • Isolated Score—NEW!
  • Theatrical Trailers
    • Breakdown
    • Kiss the Girls
    • Hard Rain
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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.