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The Bullet Train (1975)
"Shinkansen daibakuha" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  1 January 1976 (USA)
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Criminals plant a bomb on a high-speed train. It will explode when the train slows down, unless a ransom is paid.

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Tetsuo Okita
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Aoki (as Sonny Chiba)
Kei Yamamoto ...
Masaru Koga
Eiji Gô ...
Shinji Fujio
Akira Oda ...
Hiroshi Ôshiro
Raita Ryû ...
Kikuchi
Masayo Utsunomiya ...
Yasuko
Yumiko Fujita ...
Akiyama
Yumi Takigawa ...
SAS Staff
Etsuko Shihomi ...
Telephone Operator
Fumio Watanabe ...
Miyashita
Toyoto Fukuda ...
Tashiro
Hiroko Fuji ...
Female Teacher
Junko Matsudaira ...
Cashier
Koreharu Hisatomi ...
Hirota
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One of the Japanese Shinkansen "Bullet Trains" is threatened with a bomb that will explode automatically if the train slows below 80 km/h, unless a ransom is paid. Police race to find the bombers and to learn how to defuse the bomb. Written by Anonymous

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They said it couldn't happen... But for 1500 passengers Bullet Train 109 became a nightmare journey that just couldn't be stopped!

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The movie was shot entirely on location. The movie was filmed on the actual bullet train route between Tokyo and Hiroshima. See more »

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Nice movie, but hard to find the video
25 March 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I had seen this movie way long back in India when I was a Kid and enjoyed it. Now, I live and work in the USA. I would like to purchase this movie either in dvd, vcd or vhs format, but to my luck I am not able to find it's availability. If any one can help me on this I would really appreciate your efforts.

Suresh


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