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Release Date:
14 April 1993 (USA) See more »
The mission is impossible. The consequences deadly. See more »
A German Scientist has aided an ex Soviet general in constructing a nuclear weapon which is now in the... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Pierce Brosnan ... Michael 'Mike' Graham

Patrick Stewart ... Malcolm Philpott

Alexandra Paul ... Sabrina Carver

Ted Levine ... Alex Tierney

Christopher Lee ... General Konstantin Benin
John Abineri ... Dr. Karl Leitzig

Nic D'Avirro ... Major Gennadi Rodenko

Clarke Peters ... C.W. Whitlock, Ph.D.
Andreas Jung ... Lieutenant Sergei Kolchinsky (as Andreas Sportelli)

Ron Berglas ... Roger Flint
Vili Matula ... Sigi

Lorrie Marlow ... Yolanda Sanchez
Terrence Hardiman ... German Commander - Captain Wolf
Bill Leadbitter ... Rosie

Daniel Stewart ... Tretyak

Scott Garrison ... Brent
Helen Miya ... Camille Yamamura
Zvonimir Zoricic ... Dispatcher

Jay Benedict ... Halloran, G.N.N. Editor
Darko Milas ... Sgt. Kuznetsov
Borut Veselko ... Engineer
Jozef Roposa ... Ernest
Matjaz Turk ... Italian Doctor
Vida Jerman ... German Doctor
Niko Gorsic ... Yard Superintendent
Mate Ujevic ... Italian Foreman
Brane Gruber ... Hostage
Ranko Zidaric ... Pilot
Branko Menicanin ... Video Technician
Gordana Vnuk ... Italian Reporter
Damir Saban ... Hospital Guard
Bill Bailey ... G.N.N. Newscaster
Janna Jackson ... G.N.N. Newscaster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David de Keyser ... Dr.Karl Leitzig (voice)
Tone Gogala ... Hostage (uncredited)

Directed by
David Jackson  (as David S. Jackson)
Writing credits
David Jackson (written by) (as David S. Jackson)

Produced by
Peter Snell .... producer
Original Music by
Trevor Jones 
Cinematography by
Timothy Eaton (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Eric Boyd-Perkins 
Peter Musgrave 
Production Design by
Martyn Hebert 
Art Direction by
Nenad Pecur 
Julie Sheppard 
Makeup Department
Ana Bulajic-Crcek .... makeup artist (as Ana Bulajic)
Tommie Manderson .... makeup supervisor
Halid Redzebasic .... makeup artist
Stefanija Roso .... hair stylist
Production Management
Boris Dmitrovic .... production supervisor
Dragan Josipovic .... production manager
Stuart Lyons .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Barry Langley .... first assistant director
Zdravko Madzarevic .... second assistant director
Goran Pavletic .... third assistant director
Zoran Sudar .... first assistant director
Paul Weston .... second unit director (uncredited)
Art Department
Dominik Baltic .... construction
Rade Basta .... production buyer
John Campbell .... painter
Roger W. Deer .... storyboard artist (as Roger Deer)
Gillie Delap .... production buyer
Emma Harrison .... storyboard artist
Marko Lasic .... production buyer
Mladen Ozbolt .... set dresser
Mile Petrovic .... painter
John Rose .... storyboard artist
Boris Tadej .... assistant art director
Ivica Trpcic .... construction coordinator
Ivan Ujevic .... prop master
Sound Department
Dubravko Bozic .... boom operator
Geoff R. Brown .... sound assistant
Hermione Byrt .... dialogue assistant
Michael A. Carter .... sound re-recording mixer (as Mike Carter)
Leslie Hodgson .... supervising adr editor (as Les Hodgson)
Mike Hopkins .... foley editor (as Michael Hopkins)
Paul Hulme .... sound mixing engineer
Paul Hulme .... sound recording engineer
Louis Kramer .... sound recordist
Vernon Messenger .... dialogue editor
Peter Musgrave .... supervising sound editor
John Poyner .... sound editor
Charleen Richards .... adr mixer: Los Angeles
Otto Snel .... sound re-recording mixer
Lionel Strutt .... adr mixer: London
Stjepan Suskovic .... boom operator
Kevin Tayler .... sound re-recording mixer
Sandy Buchanan .... post-production sound assistant (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Kevin Draycott .... special effects technician
Peter Hutchinson .... special effects supervisor
Marijan Karoglan .... special effects
Drago Poldrugac .... pyrotechnician
Andrew Smith .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Nigel Nixon .... model technician
Robbie Scott .... model technician
Roy Scott .... model effects supervisor
Jim Machin .... model maker (uncredited)
Gerry Crampton .... stuntman
Domagoj Vukusic .... stunt coordinator
Paul Weston .... stunt coordinator
Aldo Toncic .... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Weston .... stunt double: Pierce Brosnan (uncredited)
Paul Weston .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Allwork .... aerial photographer
Graham Attwood .... still photographer
Zoran Drakulic .... focus puller
Damir Kelemincic .... still photographer
Brian King .... video engineer
Denis Kingston .... Steadicam operator
Jura Kostic .... camera assistant (as Juraj Kostic)
Dragutin Ljubic .... key grip
Vlado Loncaric .... camera assistant
Goran Mecava .... camera operator
Zoran Mikincic .... focus puller
Ranko Mitic .... focus puller
Ivica Rajkovic .... camera operator
Roman Rogulja .... focus puller
Vladimir Ruzic .... gaffer (as Vlado Ruzic)
Dubravko Topol .... best boy
Kelly Waldman .... gaffer
Casting Department
Sharon Bialy .... casting: USA
Kate Day .... casting: UK
Rebecca Howard .... casting: UK
Debi Manwiller .... casting: USA
Richard Pagano .... casting: USA
Gordana Vnuk .... casting: Zagreb
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ruta Knezevic .... costume supervisor
Tiny Nicholls .... costume supervisor
Franjo Simek .... wardrobe master
Juraj Skuzin .... wardrobe assistant (as Jura Skuzin)
Marija Skuzin .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Brian King .... editor: video
William Parnell .... first assistant editor
Dubravka Premar .... second assistant editor
Adam Snell .... second assistant editor
Goranka Trgovec-Greif .... second assistant editor
William Parnell .... additional editor (uncredited)
Location Management
Ranko Ganic .... location manager
Music Department
Guy Dagul .... associate music producer: Contemporary Media Music Productions Ltd.
Victoria Seale .... music coordinator: Contemporary Music Media Productions Ltd.
Transportation Department
Mario Scherr .... transportation captain
Other crew
Dominik Baltic .... location liaison
Rosana Besednik .... production secretary
Josip Boljkovac .... production accountant
Vedran Derek .... production assistant
Klara Dokmanovic .... production coordinator
Linda Gregory .... production accountant
Sally Jones .... continuity
Lesley Keane .... production coordinator: London
Brian King .... video equipment
Roger King .... programming engineer
Jadranka Kolenkovic .... production accountant
Branko Repalust .... armorer
Carl Schmidt .... armorer
Chris Warren .... video coordinator
Zeljko Hren .... caterer (uncredited)
Pauline Hume .... title designer (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Death Train" - Slovenia (original title)
"Alistair MacLean's Death Train" - USA (complete title)
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Rated R for violence and some language
100 min | South Korea:91 min
Color (Rankcolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:M | Canada:PA (Manitoba) | Canada:A (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Germany:16 | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 (DVD rating) | Netherlands:12 (TV rating) | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 | Sweden:15 | UK:15 | USA:R
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Did You Know?

The locomotive that was hijacked in Bremen is actually a Slovenian type 642.See more »
Audio/visual unsynchronized: When both Tierney and Benin fire their silenced weapons at the rail yard, the gunshot heard is a loud bang.See more »
Malcolm Philpott:Sigi - there's a lot of poetry and sentiment in a cup of tea.
Sigi:I hope there's also a lot of caffeine.
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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
strong on realism,just a bit too slow at times, 29 July 2007
Author: disdressed12 from Canada

i sort of liked this's about a crack team of government agents who must stop a madman who has hijacked a freight train and holds some of the crew hostage.complicating matters is that there is a nuclear bomb on board.that sounds like many other movies.and it is true,the premise is very familiar.the only difference here is that this movie is much more realistic.there not a lot of death defying stunts which strain believability.also,the characters act more like they would in this kind of situation.the bad guys are smarter than normal,usually a step ahead of the good guys.the good guys are more like real human beings.they make mistakes that you believe could really be made.they're not super human.i thought the cast was good for this have some really good actors here.Patrick Stewart is the head honcho of the agency,while Pierce Brosnan and Alexandra Paul are the two main agents.Ted Levine is the crazy in this one,along with Christopher Lee.i've always liked Patrick Stewart and Pierce Brosnan. both are very credible in their roles.but Alexandra Paul really impressed me here.i also liked the fact that her character was a strong woman,not a damsel in distress.the supporting cast was also very good.i also think the way they depicted events had some realism.i think the same thing could happen the same way in real life.having said all that,i have to say the movie was pretty slow,not quite too slow to watch,but pretty close.that's really the only complaint i have about the film.otherwise i didn't find too much wrong with it.that one little problem lowers the rating a bit though,from my point of view.for me "death Train" AKA "Detonator" is a 6/10

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