A train filled with atomic devices threatens to destroy the city of Denver. John Serger (an NTSB agent) has to prevent this from happening
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1999  
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

By Dawn's Early Light (TV Movie 1990)
Drama | Thriller | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The crew of a nuclear bomber attack the Soviet Union while the President of the United States tries desperately to regain control of his military after his helicopter crashes during a ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Sholder
Stars: Powers Boothe, Rebecca De Mornay, James Earl Jones
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

After a series of small tremors in Los Angeles, Dr. Clare Winslow, a local seismologist, pinpoints the exact location and time of when the long awaited earthquake--"The Big One"--will ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Elikann
Stars: Joanna Kerns, Dan Lauria, Bonnie Bartlett
Hard Rain (1998)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In Huntingburg, the armored truck with three million dollars driven by Tom and his Uncle Charlie gets stuck in the flooding and realizes that the town has been evacuated since the dam does ... See full summary »

Director: Mikael Salomon
Stars: Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid
The Package (1989)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.

Director: Andrew Davis
Stars: Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy
Money Train (1995)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.

Director: Joseph Ruben
Stars: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Jennifer Lopez
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A car ferry carrying a valuable artifact is sunk by a group of international thieves.

Director: Jean Pellerin
Stars: Rob Lowe, Larisa Miller, Craig Wasson
Proximity (2001)
Action | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

An inmate serving time for vehicular homicide, overhears prison guards discussing plans for a murder and becomes a target himself.

Director: Scott Ziehl
Stars: Rob Lowe, Jonathan Banks, Kelly Rowan
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 John Seger (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Megan Seger (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Noris MacKenzie (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Wally Phister (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Grace Seger (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Beau Randall (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Reuben Castillo (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 General Harlan Ford (2 episodes, 1999)
Sean Smith ...
 Chance MacKenzie (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Danny (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Kelly Marx (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Ed Brown (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Stan Atkins (2 episodes, 1999)
Yanna McIntosh ...
 Christina Roselli (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 The President (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Jane Randall (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Tucker Ames (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Al Discus (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Steve Monroe (2 episodes, 1999)
Stephen Dimopoulos ...
 Ray (2 episodes, 1999)
Norman Armour ...
 Savella (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Tom Levy (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Henry Bradshaw (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 The Presidential Aide (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Chuck Greene (2 episodes, 1999)
William S. Taylor ...
 Jim (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Larry (2 episodes, 1999)
Michelle Skalnik ...
 Miss Paxton (2 episodes, 1999)
David Fredericks ...
 The Bus Driver (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Eldon Jones (2 episodes, 1999)
Steve Wright ...
 Heli Pilot (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Police Pilot (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Desk Sergeant (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Desperate Man (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 The Mayor of Denver (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 FEMA Woman (2 episodes, 1999)
Terry David Mulligan ...
 CNI Anchor (2 episodes, 1999)
Rebecca Erickson ...
 Steno Hostage (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 The Prisoner (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 NEST Man #1 (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Hank (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Fireman Driver (2 episodes, 1999)
Rafe McDonald ...
 Willy (2 episodes, 1999)
Kevin Conway ...
 The Yuppie Driver (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Cameraman (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Fire Lieutenant (2 episodes, 1999)
Mina E. Mina ...
 The Elderly Man (2 episodes, 1999)
Harrison Coe ...
 Dick (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Dennis (2 episodes, 1999)
Greg Michaels ...
 Mountain Man (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 FEMA Worker (2 episodes, 1999)
Angela Donahue ...
 The Mother (2 episodes, 1999)
Brenda McDonald ...
 Older Woman (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 The Priest (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 The Hunter (2 episodes, 1999)
Christopher Kennedy ...
 The Frustrated Man (2 episodes, 1999)
Dmitry Chepovetsky ...
 NEST Man #3 (2 episodes, 1999)
Ted Friend ...
 News Announcer (2 episodes, 1999)
Neil Pollock ...
 FEMA Doctor #2 (2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Horse Trailer Driver (2 episodes, 1999)
(2 episodes, 1999)
...
 Injured Citizen (2 episodes, 1999)
Edit

Storyline

A waste disposal company has a Russian nuclear bomb to transport, and an employee decides to save money by concealing it on a freight train. The train, also loaded with hazardous and flammable chemicals, suffers a brake failure and becomes a runaway heading for Denver. A wreck would be bad enough, but much, much worse if the bomb goes off. A heroic NTSB investigator boards the train; he and the railwaymen try various ways to stop the train, but nothing works. Meanwhile Denver residents are struggling to collect their families and then leave town, despite rioters and gridlock. Will the train have to be derailed to stop it? If it does derail, will the bomb explode, and if it does, what then? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Final Stop Is Deadly.

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disaster-related violence and thematic elements | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

16 May 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Atomic Train - Disastro ad alta velocità  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film was not shown on the Colorado NBC affiliate, KUSA-9, because of the Columbine shootings. See more »

Goofs

During the attempt to couple to the rear of the train, the chase train is described as redlined and the speedometer shows 70 mph, but the track in the area is so sharply curved that if they were really going so fast, people would be having to brace all the time against the sideways forces. See more »

Connections

Features Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
so bad it was kind of good
4 April 2006 | by (Harrison, Michigan) – See all my reviews

Actually this movie isn't so bad for a Made for TV Action Movie. Of course everything was over the top and the acting was sub par. It was the type of movie that if it can go wrong it will. You keep asking yourself can anything go right for these People????? and then nothing goes right for them. It is just one of those movies you have to watch and let the mind wander and enjoy this movie is best watched if you have a big storm outside and you can't go anywhere so might as well sit back and have fun.

Of course there are plot holes you can drive a Steam Train Through. But what Made for TV movie doesn't. Some Charters are droped before the first half of the movie is over and you never see them again and you go through the rest of the movie wondering if they will ever show up again.

My biggest gripe of the movie is some of the actions of the Charters get them into the Problems they have. If only they follow the Rules or directions this movie wouldn't have had the same Ending it did. Just following the Rules would of caused the Train to have a happy ending.

But don't worry it is a Great time killer full of hammy acting and Cheap FX.


8 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?