Nightbreaker (film)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Nightbreaker FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Peter Markle
Produced by Tony Garnett
Written by Howard L. Rosenberg and T. S. Cook
Starring Martin Sheen
Emilio Estevez
Joe Pantoliano
Lea Thompson
Music by Peter Bernstein
Cinematography Ronald Víctor García
Edited by Stephen E. Rivkin
Distributed by Turner Home Entertainment
Release date
  • March 8, 1989 (1989-03-08)
Running time
99 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Nightbreaker (also known as Advance to Ground Zero in the United Kingdom) is a 1989 television film starring Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Joe Pantoliano and Lea Thompson.


Dr. Alexander Brown (played by Sheen in framing scenes and Estevez in flashbacks) reflects on his involvement in the exposure of American soldiers to radiation in the proving grounds in Nevada in the 1950s after he is approached by a man who is dying of cancer due to the tests.


External links[edit]