The Break (1974)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller  |   Run Time - 74 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Robert Shaw stars in this taped-in-England psychological spellbinder. The plot involves two identical twins, former inmates of a mental institution. The unbalanced pair are hired to commit a contract killing. The plan, of course, is for each twin to provide an airtight alibi for the other. Robert Shaw's costar in The Break is his real-life wife, Mary Ure. Unlike most presentations of ABC's Wide World Mystery, which generally ran 90 minutes, The Break is on and off the TV screen in a single hour.



murder-for-hire, twins, alibi, mental-institution, patient [medical]