Train Movies I've Seen

Not a best or worst list, just the ones I've watched, in alphabetical order.
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1.
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1885, Doctor Emmet Brown is about to be killed by Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen. Marty McFly travels back in time to save his friend. (118 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ The train has limited screen time, but plays an integral part of the plot. ” - electricnose
 
2.
Better Late Than Never (1979 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Harry Landers is a feisty senior citizen who refuses to abide by the rules in a stodgy retirement home run by a dour Ms... (120 mins.)
Director: Richard Crenna
 
3.
Beyond the Door III (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A shy co-ed and her classmates travel to Europe to see a ritual. With a satanist/professor with them... (94 mins.)
Director: Jeff Kwitny
 
4.
Boxcar Bertha (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
During the depression, a union leader and a young woman become criminals to exact revenge on the management of a railroad. (88 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
5.
Breakheart Pass (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
John Deakin is being transported, as a prisoner, on a train with supplies and medicine to Fort Humboldt, Nevada. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
“ If Hitchcock had made a Western, it probably would have been something like this. ” - electricnose
 
6.
Choo-Choo! (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The gang trades places with a group of orphans about to take a train ride. (20 mins.)
Director: Robert McGowan
 
7.
Denver and Rio Grande (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A romanticized history of the building of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in the Colorado mountains. (89 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
“ Narrow gauge enthusiasts hate this one. ” - electricnose
 
8.
Emperor of the North (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In 1933, during the Depression, Shack the brutal conductor of the number 19 train has a personal vendetta against the best train hopping hobo tramp in the Northwest, A No. 1. (118 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
9.
The General (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. (67 mins.)
 
10.
The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
During the Civil War Union spy Andrews and his men volunteer to steal a Confederate train and drive it to Union territory while destroying the Confederate railway system along the way. (85 mins.)
Director: Francis Lyon
 
11.
The Great Train Robbery (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train. (110 mins.)
 
12.
The Grey Fox (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When an aging, but gentlemanly stagecoach robber is released from prison, he decides to go to Canada to become a train robber. (110 mins.)
Director: Phillip Borsos
“ It took the filmmakers an extraordinary amount of talent to make train robberies seem dull as dishwater. ” - electricnose
 
13.
It Happened to Jane (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Jane Osgood runs a lobster business, which supports her two young children. Railroad staff inattention ruins her shipment, so with her lawyer George, Jane sues Harry Foster Malone, director of the line and the "meanest man in the world". (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
“ I agree with the argument that it would have done better at the box office with a better title. ” - electricnose
 
14.
The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In the 1930s, a tomboyish girl runs away from her guardian to join her single father who is 2,000 miles away, because there was work there. (101 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Kagan
“ Most of her journey is by rail, anyway. ” - electricnose
 
15.
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife. (95 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
“ Similar in plot to the better known "3:10 to Yuma," including that the title train does appear until the end. However, there's a couple other train scenes. ” - electricnose
 
16.
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 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. (128 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
17.
Octopussy (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A fake Faberg egg and a fellow agent's death lead James Bond to uncover an international jewel-smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on N.A.T.O. forces. (131 mins.)
Director: John Glen
“ A circus train and an army of bikini girls. Does it get any better than that? ” - electricnose
 
18.
Other Men's Women (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Events take an unhappy turn for two Bill and Jack, two locomotive engineers, after Bill is attracted to his best friend's wife. (71 mins.)
 
19.
The Polar Express (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
20.
Porky's Railroad (1937 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Porky is the engineer on the most pathetic train in the fleet. After some routine episodes (using pepper to get the engine to sneeze itself up a hill... (7 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
“ The late '30s rivalry between steam and diesel captured in animation. Classic! ” - electricnose
 
21.
The Professionals (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit. (117 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
22.
Railroadin' (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The gang gets in trouble at a railroad yard. (20 mins.)
Director: Robert McGowan
 
23.
The Railway Children (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
After the enforced absence of their father, three children move with their mother to Yorkshire, where during their adventures they attempt to discover the reason for his disappearance. (109 mins.)
Director: Lionel Jeffries
 
24.
Red Hot Rails (1926 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
25.
Runaway Train (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving. (111 mins.)
 
26.
Silver Streak (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
On a long-distance train trip, a man finds romance but also finds himself in danger of being killed, or at least pushed off the train. (114 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
“ Teaches you what to say if you ever get thrown off of a train. ” - electricnose
 
27.
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening. (90 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
 
28.
3:10 to Yuma (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him. (92 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
“ I actually found the remake a little better than the original, for a change. ” - electricnose
 
29.
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher. (122 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Both movies are named for a train that doesn't actually show up until the end. ” - electricnose
 
30.
The Train (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo. (133 mins.)
 
31.
The Train Robbers (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A gunhand named Lane is hired by a widow, Mrs. Lowe, to find gold stolen by her husband so that she may return it and start fresh. (92 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
 
32.
Unstoppable (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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. (98 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ The problem with it isn't the hokeyness, it's the fact that it's not fun hokeyness. ” - electricnose
 
33.
Whispering Smith (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Legendary railroad detective Whispering Smith becomes convinced that old friend and colleague Murray Sinclair has joined a criminal band to loot the railroad. (88 mins.)
Director: Leslie Fenton
 
34.
Wild Wild West (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a nineteenth-century inventor-villain. (106 mins.)
“ Features one of Hollywood's more accurate trains, in spite of all the things popping out of the floor. ” - electricnose