"A good showcase for Thorne-Smith and Coyote manages, in the face of great odds, to
make his malevolent military man interesting. "
"Peter Coyote stands tall as the cracked Case, a deskbound career soldier who
sublimates his battlefield ambitions into private strategies to divide and conquer
individuals rather than armies."
La Prensa de San Antonio:
"Thorne-Smith makes a spunky, appealing heroine, and Coyote is all milky menace as
Colonel Andrew Case. Director Matheson keeps things moving at a nice clip. In sum, a cut
above the usual USA movie."
In the words of the director:
"Peter was our first choice. He's one of those guys who are world-class and can do
anything. He's like driving a Ferrari. He totally gave himself to me... The
cinematographer, the production designer, the makeup person - I tried to get as many
familiar faces that I could. People I know who would go an extra mile... I didn't want to
make a typical TV movie. Often times you look at the movies and say, 'Haven't I seen this
before?' I didn't want it to be one of those. I wanted to make it a little
Did you know?
This thriller marks the movie directorial debut of actor Tim Matheson (Animal House)
who also serves as co-executive producer.
It was filmed in and around Los Angeles. Some scenes were shot at the empty LA office
complex once used by Howard Hughes.
Breach of Conduct was made for approximately 2.6 million dollars.
Also known as Tour of Duty