Downtime (film)

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This article is about the 1997 Bharat Nalluri film. For the 1995 Doctor Who video, see Downtime (Doctor Who).
Directed by Bharat Nalluri
Produced by Richard L. Johns
Written by Caspar Berry
Starring Paul McGann
Susan Lynch
Edited by Neil Marshall
Release dates
Running time
90 minutes
Country United Kingdom

Downtime is a 1997 British film directed by Bharat Nalluri and produced by Richard L. Johns. It stars Paul McGann and Susan Lynch.


Former police psychologist Rob helps to save a young woman Chrissy when she is about to commit suicide by jumping of 21st-story balcony with her 4-year-old son Jake. When he persuades her to go on a date, they are trapped with Jake and old Pat in an elevator because a drunken gang crashed into the elevator's engine room...


Originally Downtime was marketed as the British Action Film, Ken Loach meets Die Hard.

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