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Detonator (1993)

Death Train (original title)
A German Scientist has aided an ex Soviet general in constructing a nuclear weapon which is now in the possession of an American mercenary heading across Europe in a hijacked goods train. ... See full summary »

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Storyline

A German Scientist has aided an ex Soviet general in constructing a nuclear weapon which is now in the possession of an American mercenary heading across Europe in a hijacked goods train. Malcolm Philpott, a member of UNACO, (United Nation Anti Crime Organisation) must use a team of hand picked agents from various parts of the globe to stop this death train at all costs. Written by James Allan <alland@globalnet.co.uk>

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The mission is impossible. The consequences deadly. See more »

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Action | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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14 April 1993 (USA)  »

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Alistair MacLean's Death Train  »

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Trivia

The locomotive that was hijacked in Bremen is actually a Slovenian type 642. See more »

Goofs

Malcolm asks Sabrina if she is familiar with the M203 grenade launcher. Later you see her with a shoulder fired grenade launcher. In reality, the M203 is much smaller, and it mounts under the barrel of an M-16A2 5.56mm assault rife. See more »

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Malcolm Philpott: Michael, you can't call me "Phil" in this group.
Mike Graham: So what should I call you.
Malcom Philpott: "Sir" would be appropriate.
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References The Deer Hunter (1978) See more »

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Not bad TV-film
3 June 2007 | by (Rijeka,Croatia) – See all my reviews

"Death Train" is not that bad.You can watch it easily but you can't expect anything from this movie.Big stars are joined in this one,such as Pierce Brosnan,Patrick Stewart and Christopher Lee.This movie isn't good but it isn't bad too.Somewhere stuck in the middle.I know the film locations so it's a bit interesting to watch the movie and realize that movie stars of this class where in your country.It's not that usual to see Brosnan,Stewart and Lee in Croatia and I think that they all did good job.Most of them did this because of money but hey isn't that what all people do?I realize that there are lots of mistakes in this movie and that plot is quite stupid but try to turn off for a 90 min. and just watch the movie.It will work,just don't think about reality of the situation because there aren't any.But we've got excellent male actors in this movie and everybody knows about them.But they have to act sometimes in movies like this.5/10


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