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Atomic Train (1999)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  16 May 1999 (USA)
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A train filled with atomic devices threatens to destroy the city of Denver. John Serger (a train buff) has to prevent this from happening

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John Seger
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Noris MacKenzie
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Beau Randall
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Danny
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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

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The Final Stop Is Deadly.

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Rated PG-13 for disaster-related violence and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Also Known As:

Atomic Train - Disastro ad alta velocità  »

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The locomotives pulling the runaway train are MLW/ALCO M420s. See more »

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The damaged area of Megan's windshield shrinks and moves off center. See more »

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I watched it on free TV and I want my money back!!
22 September 2006 | by (Macedonia) – See all my reviews

I rarely, if ever, give a movie the dreaded 1. I usually try and look for the good parts of a movie, whether it's the acting, or the story, or some subplot, or even the special effects. But with this total waste of time, there was no doubt at all. It is sad when a movie is so bad, so lame, that is essentially a parody of itself. What is even sadder is that this definitely was not a cheap movie made by college kids with nothing better to do. No, this is a network flick, and lots of thousands of dollars went into creating this piece of nonsense

The acting is the high spot of the movie, yet in places it is barely watchable. The production values are so-so, the effects are there, but aren't exactly that special. But what really makes this movie so bad, it's the plot. It's not a really bad idea, it's just how the idea was developed, or tried to, i better say. The plot holes are so big, you could drive a train through them. I could not figure the meaning and purpose of about half of the scenes, and the entire riot subplot is mildly put, ridiculous.


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