Railroad moviesby turbo-james | created - 15 Jul 2013 | updated - 15 Jul 2013 | Public
A selection of films based upon or around a railroad.
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1. Unstoppable (2010)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Thriller
With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe.
Votes: 178,382 | Gross: $81.56M
2. Runaway Train (1985)
R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving.
Votes: 25,326 | Gross: $7.94M
4. Avalanche Express (1979)
PG | 88 min | Action, Thriller
Soviet KGB General Marenkov defects to the Americans and together with his CIA handler Harry Wargrave they plan an operation meant to reveal the KGB agents in Europe.
5. Bullet to Beijing (1995 TV Movie)
R | 122 min | Action, Thriller
Retired British spy Harry Palmer (Sir Michael Caine) is called back into service by his government to help prevent North Korea from getting its hands on a deadly virus called "The Red Death".
9. The Flying Scotsman (1929)
Not Rated | 50 min | Crime, Drama
A young fireman on the Flying Scotsman train falls in love with the beautiful daughter of the driver who is about to retire. The young fireman has replaced another named Crow who was sacked... See full summary »
10. The Ghost Train (1941)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Horror
High jinks and chills ensue when a group of people become stranded at an isolated station and a legendary phantom train approaches.
Minder on the Orient Express
106 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Saving deceased gangster Jack South's daughter Nikki from an attack by hired thugs earns "minder" Terry McCann a trip for two across Europe on the famous Orient Express. But a perfect ... See full summary »
14. Money Train (1995)
R | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A vengeful New York City transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares. His foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Votes: 37,605 | Gross: $35.32M
15. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
16. Night Train (I) (2009)
R | 83 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Two passengers and the conductor discover that a man has passed away on their night train cabin. They come across a mysterious object in a box the dead man was carrying and they all wish to keep for themselves.
17. Night Train to Munich (1940)
Not Rated | 90 min | Thriller, War
When Germany invades Czechoslovakia, the German and the British intelligence services try to capture Czech scientist Dr. Axel Bomasch (James Harcourt), inventor of a new type of armor-plating.
18. Oh, Mr. Porter! (1937)
85 min | Comedy
With the help of a relative, a hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster of Buggleskelly. Determined to make his mark, he devises a number of schemes to put Buggleskelly on the railway map, but instead falls foul of a gang of gun runners.
21. Snakes on a Train (2006 Video)
R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A Zombie curse is placed upon a woman, which causes her to have living snakes inside her. Brujo, who is looking after her, attempts to take her to Los Angeles on the train. After several ... See full summary »
22. Snowpiercer (2013)
R | 126 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future where a failed climate-change experiment has killed all life except for the lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, a new class system emerges.
Votes: 272,902 | Gross: $4.56M
23. Source Code (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train within 8 minutes.
Votes: 467,352 | Gross: $54.71M
24. Strangers on a Train (1951)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A psychopath forces a tennis star to comply with his theory that two strangers can get away with murder.
Votes: 118,125 | Gross: $7.63M
25. The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
Votes: 179,642 | Gross: $65.45M
26. Terror by Night (1946)
Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, Sherlock Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible.
27. Terror Train (1980)
R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller
Three years after a prank that went terribly awry, the six college students responsible are targeted by a masked killer at a New Year's Eve party aboard a moving train.
28. Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A bitter ex-husband wants his former spouse dead. A put-upon momma's boy wants his mother dead. Who will pull it off?
Votes: 32,171 | Gross: $57.92M
29. Train of Events (1949)
Approved | 88 min | Drama
A train disaster is told as four short stories to give character studies of the people involved, how it will affect them, and how they deal with it.
30. Train of Life (1998)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, War
In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.
Votes: 8,490 | Gross: $0.15M
31. Transsiberian (2008)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Transsiberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
Votes: 48,998 | Gross: $2.20M
32. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
R | 100 min | Action, Thriller
Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.
Votes: 42,297 | Gross: $50.02M
34. The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A photographer's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable.
Votes: 57,626 | Gross: $0.08M
35. Creep (I) (2004)
R | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Trapped in a London subway station, a woman who's being pursued by a potential attacker heads into the unknown labyrinth of tunnels beneath the city's streets.
37. The Sleeping Car (1990)
R | 96 min | Horror, Comedy
Jason (David Naughton) moves into an abandoned train car where he resurrects the vicious ghost of his landlady's dead husband - The Mister. After some near-fatal encounters with the violent... See full summary »
38. Night Train to Terror (1985)
R | 98 min | Horror
God and Satan are on a train discussing the fate of three individuals. The stories of the people in question are told in a trio of very strange vignettes. One involves an insane asylums ... See full summary »
39. Beyond the Door III (1989)
R | 94 min | Horror
A shy co-ed and her classmates travel to the Balkans in Europe to see a rare local ritual. With a satanist/professor with them, he lures them into deadly traps to become sacrifices to Satan... See full summary »
40. Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.