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  • Breaking Away (1979)
  • PG
    101 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Breaking Away (1979)
PG
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

A working-class Indiana teen obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl while searching for life goals with his friends.
Director
Writer
Steve Tesich (written by)
Producer
Cinematographer
Editor
Cynthia Scheider (edited by)
Casting Directors
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Release date
Jul 20, 1979 (United States)

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42 cast members
Name Known for
Dennis Christopher
Dave Stohler Dave Stohler   See fewer
Barbara Barrie
Evelyn Stohler - Mom Evelyn Stohler - Mom   See fewer
Paul Dooley
Ray Stohler - Dad Ray Stohler - Dad   See fewer
Robyn Douglass
Katherine Katherine   See fewer
Amy Wright
Nancy Nancy   See fewer
Peter Maloney
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
John Ashton
Mike's Brother Mike's Brother   See fewer
Lisa Shure
French Girl French Girl   See fewer
P.J. Soles
Suzy (as Pamela Jayne Soles) Suzy (as Pamela Jayne Soles)   See fewer
David K. Blase
500 Race Announcer 500 Race Announcer   See fewer
William S. Armstrong
500 Race Official 500 Race Official   See fewer
Howard S. Wilcox
500 Race Official 500 Race Official   See fewer
J.F. Brière
Mr. York (as J.F. Briere) Mr. York (as J.F. Briere)   See fewer
Carlos Sintes
Italian Rider Italian Rider   See fewer
Eddy Van Guyse
Italian Rider Italian Rider   See fewer
Alvin E. Bailey
Stone Cutter Stone Cutter   See fewer
Harold Elgar
Stone Cutter Stone Cutter   See fewer
Floyd E. Todd
Stone Cutter Stone Cutter   See fewer
Robert Woolery
Stone Cutter Stone Cutter   See fewer
Russell E. Freeman
Stone Cutter Stone Cutter   See fewer
Jimmy Grant
Black Student Leader Black Student Leader   See fewer
Gail L. Horton
Fight Spectator Fight Spectator   See fewer
Woody Hueston
Owner of Car Wash Owner of Car Wash   See fewer
Jennifer F. Nolan
Anthem Singer Anthem Singer   See fewer
Nora Owens
Woman Woman   See fewer
Douglas Rafferty
Sports Announcer Sports Announcer   See fewer
Bill Ringgenberg
Race Starter Race Starter   See fewer
John W. Ryan
University President (as Dr. John W. Ryan) University President (as Dr. John W. Ryan)   See fewer
Morris Salzman
Blond Guy Blond Guy   See fewer
Tom Schwoegler
Team Captain Team Captain   See fewer
Mike Silveus
Homecoming Car Kid Homecoming Car Kid   See fewer
Gregg Forrest
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Dan Levinson
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
Steve Mirer
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Ohmer
Fraternity Jock (uncredited) Fraternity Jock (uncredited)   See fewer
Bart A. Reed
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
John Vande Velde
Italian Rider (uncredited) Italian Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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