Breaking Point (1976 film)

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Breaking Point
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Directed by Bob Clark
Produced by Bob Clark
Written by Stanley Mann
Roger Swaybill
Starring Bo Svenson
Robert Culp
John Colicos
Music by David McLey
Edited by Stan Cole
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date
  • June 2, 1976 (1976-06-02)
Running time
92 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Breaking Point is a 1976 American crime drama film starring Bo Svenson, produced and directed by Bob Clark.[1]


Vincent Karbone is a leading construction magnate in Philadelphia and a suspected leader of one of the city's most notorious criminal gangs. Several of his thugs are on trial, and the key witness is Michael, a mild-mannered judo instructor with a wife and kids. Karbone will stop at nothing to keep the muscles of his organization out of prison, including striking at Michael's family to keep him from testifying.

The instructor Michael McBain (Bo Svenson) witnesses a murder, but he offers to testify against the thugs working for construction manager Vincent Karbone (John Colicos). Despite being placed in the witness protection program, Michael and his large extended family are soon targeted by Vincent's men. Though some of Vincent's goons are sent to prison, the attacks against Michael continue. With the police unable to help, he is forced to turn to violent measures to protect himself.

The Mafia is bent on revenge against this man who testified against them. there is no getaway so he forced to extreme measures.



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