First screened in May 2000
Director: Jonathan Mostow. Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Harvey Keitel, Bill Paxton, Jake Weber, David Keith, Jon Bon Jovi, Thomas Kretschmann, Jack Noseworthy, Erik Palladino, Will Estes, T.C. Carson, Derk Cheetwood, Dave Power, Matthew Settle, Carsten Voigt, Oliver Stokowski, Arnd Klawitter, Erich Redman. Screenplay: Jonathan Mostow, Sam Montgomery, and David Ayer.

Twitter Capsule: Mostow proves craft and tension of Breakdown were no fluke; translating those to bigger budget and period subject impresses.

VOR:   Resembles plenty of military action-thrillers but the craft impresses, and there's subtle play with hero-villain distinctions.

Photo © 2000 Universal Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Sound: Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Rick Kline, and Ivan Sharrock
Best Sound Effects: Joe Johnson

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