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Breaking Point (1989)

Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him.

Director:

Peter Markle

Writers:

Roald Dahl (novel), Carl K. Hittleman (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Corbin Bernsen ... Pike
Joanna Pacula ... Anna / Diana
John Glover ... Dr. Gerber
David Marshall Grant ... Osterman
Lawrence Pressman ... Gen. Smith
Ken Jenkins ... Col. Lowe
Dennis Creaghan ... Ungerland
Joris Stuyck Joris Stuyck ... Braga
Michael Tulin Michael Tulin ... Interrogator
Kathryn Miller Kathryn Miller ... Catherine
John Alden John Alden ... Abbot
Alan Toy Alan Toy ... Leroy
Douglas Roberts ... Dr. Johns
Andrew Divoff ... Aide
Jeannette Kerner Jeannette Kerner ... Frau Bertha
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Pike is an American agent who is captured by the Nazis who want the date of Normandy attack. When they can't get the information through torture they try something totally different. Written by saad <sa.ad@usa.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

72 Horas para o Dia D See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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TNT See more »
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Mono

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Color
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A TV movie for the TNT network. See more »

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Remake of 36 Hours (1964) See more »

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Unusual war story .......
10 August 2013 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

The storyline was the hook for me to seek this one out, and I was rewarded with something worth recommending. Breaking Point is not for everyone however. You need patience following this outrageous attempt by the Nazi's to gain knowledge of the pending European Allied invasion. There is very little action, and the whole thing very stage play like. A fine cat and mouse game between John Glover and Corbin Berensen is intriguing enough to overcome any story dragging. Joanna Pacula's motivation and sudden romantic interest in Berensen was never fully developed, and I found that to be the only distraction. This unusual war story is definitely worth a look. - MERK


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