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Breakdown may refer to:


  • Breaking down 1
  • Sport 2
  • People 3
  • Books 4
  • Art 5
  • Comics and games 6
  • Film and television 7
  • Music 8
    • Albums 8.1
    • Songs 8.2
  • See also 9

Breaking down

  • Breakdown (vehicle), failure of a motor vehicle in such a way that it cannot be operated
  • Chemical decomposition, also called chemical breakdown, the breakdown of a substance into simpler components
  • Decomposition, the process by which tissues of a dead organism break down into simpler forms of matter
  • Drop set, also called a breakdown, a bodybuilding and weight training technique
  • Electrical breakdown, the failure of an electric circuit or a rapid reduction in the resistance of an electrical insulator that can lead to a spark
  • Mental breakdown, an acute, time-limited phase of exhibiting symptoms of a specific order, most commonly, depression and anxiety.
  • Script breakdown, a step in the production of a play, film, or comic book


  • Breakdown (Rugby Union), the period of open play immediately after a tackle and before and during the ensuing ruck in Rugby Union.


  • Lance Hoyt (born 1977), American professional wrestler who previously used the ring name Breakdown


  • Breakdown (book), a book by Bill Gertz regarding the policies of the United States intelligence services during the Clinton administration


Comics and games

  • Breakdown (comics), a 2000s comic written by Chuck Dixon, and drawn by Dave Ross, about Paragon, the world's first superhero
  • Breakdowns (comics), 1977 collection of comics by Art Spiegelman
  • Breakdown (Transformers), several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes
  • Breakdown (video game), a 2004 first-person action game for the Xbox, noted for flawed gameplay mechanics and deeper method of storytelling

Film and television




See also

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