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Train Ride (2000)

R | | Drama | 2000 (USA)
Three college seniors who are thinking about nothing but graduation and going out with a bang from college, harshly discover that a culmination of four years of hard work can lead to a ... See full summary »

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Jared (as Sean Anderson)
Thomas Braxton Jr. ...
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Joe Clair ...
Keith
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Brett
Egypt ...
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Anika Hawkins ...
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Earl Jones ...
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Sabine Lamy ...
Sheila
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Katrina Daniels
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Three college seniors who are thinking about nothing but graduation and going out with a bang from college, harshly discover that a culmination of four years of hard work can lead to a permanent road to perdition after they decide to experiment with the knockout "date rape" drug on a vulnerable, impressionable, and very attractive freshman girl. Events quickly become a "Train Ride" for all parties involved, and end up spiraling out of control into a roller-coaster of unpredictable, virulent events that must be seen to be believed. Written by Gator 1069-1

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Three college seniors, Will, Ellis, and Ron are about to make a big mistake that is going to derail the rest of their lives forever......

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Rated R for language, sexual content, violence and some drug use
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$25,850 (USA) (7 July 2000)
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The last film of Esther Rolle. See more »

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Katrina Daniels: It sounds as if you're trying to corrupt us underclassmen.
Will: Naw, never that.
Will: It's the underclassmen that's trying to corrupt the upperclassmen!
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A transcendent film about a issue few acknowledge.
3 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Train Ride shines a bright light onto the issue of alcohol related rape that happens on an all to frequent basis. Mr. Dowdell is able to take such a sensitive issue and use the film to show viewers the other side of the issue. A very impressive first film from a black director for all races to experience.

This is a film that needs to be shown as part of all college orientations. With the popularity of graphic movies with the youth of today a film like this delivers a message that might not otherwise be received.

If "Train Ride" can create a dialogue on this issue it has done it's job.


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