Nightbreaker

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  • Genre(s): Drama TV Movie
  • Release year: 1989
  • Running time: 99 min
Nightbreaker is a 1989 television film starring Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Joe Pantoliano and Lea Thompson. Originally chosen for production by Ted Turner, personally, to kick off his fledgling network, TNT. Nightbreaker won the Houston Film Festival... read more

Nightbreaker is a 1989 television film starring Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Joe Pantoliano and Lea Thompson. Originally chosen for production by Ted Turner, personally, to kick off his fledgling network, TNT. Nightbreaker won the Houston Film Festival grand prize and was a Cable Ace nominee for Best Picture in 1990. It also won the 1990 Writer's Guild Award for best Made for Television Movie.

Original Release

03/08/1989

Cast

Emilio Estevez Dr. Alexander Brown - Past
Joe Pantoliano Sgt. Jack Russell
Lea Thompson Sally Matthews
Martin Sheen Dr. Alexander Brown - Present
Melinda Dillon Paula Brown
Reynaldo Silva Soldier
Derek A. Smith Soldier, Jack's Platoon
Paul Eiding Dr. Roscoe Cummings
Geoffrey Blake Python
James Marshall Barney Immerman
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Peter Markle

Writers

Howard L. Rosenberg, T.S. Cook

Cast

Emilio Estevez Dr. Alexander Brown - Past
Joe Pantoliano Sgt. Jack Russell
Lea Thompson Sally Matthews
Martin Sheen Dr. Alexander Brown - Present
Melinda Dillon Paula Brown
Reynaldo Silva Soldier
Derek A. Smith Soldier, Jack's Platoon
Paul Eiding Dr. Roscoe Cummings
Geoffrey Blake Python
James Marshall Barney Immerman
Lance Slaughter Bass
Ricky Dean Logan Roberto
Nicholas Pryor Col. William Devereaux
Michael Laskin Dr. Hatch
Tom Bower Dan Cutler
Gerry Black Vet #1
Jack Jozefson Vet #2
Frank Beddor Maj. Frank Brady
David Moses Dr. Martin
Alan Toy Dr. Rosenberg

Producers

Jeffrey Auerbach Executive Producer
Martin Sheen Executive Producer
Linda Berman Producer
William R. Greenblatt Producer

Editors

Stephen E. Rivkin

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