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Evasive Action (1998)

When Redwood Federal Penitentiary closes, there are going to be several hundred prisoners looking for a new home. Several of the most dangerous, all killers, will be transported by train to... See full summary »

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Luke Sinclair
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Sheriff Wes Blaidek
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Enzo Marcelli
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Zoe Clark
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Warden Jack Kramer
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Tommy Zimmer
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Hector Miller
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Vince
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Joe Manetti
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Judge
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Parole Officer
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Officer Ralph Kantor
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Alex Kittner
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Edward
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When Redwood Federal Penitentiary closes, there are going to be several hundred prisoners looking for a new home. Several of the most dangerous, all killers, will be transported by train to Santa Ana, a new high tech prison for the worst of the worst. Included in this transfer are: -Ian Kelly, explosions expert who has set off terrorist bombings worldwide. -Lorenzo "Enzo" Martini, a mafia kingpin who enjoyed nationwide fame before finally being put away. -Karl "The Killer" Miller, a serial killer with absolutely no conscience and an unquenchable thirst for blood. -Tommy "Zimm" Zimmer, a man who's serving life for killing his wife and her lover. -Luke Sinclair, who's finishing up the last nine months of a fifteen-year sentence for killing the man who murdered his wife. When the prisoners, under heavy security, board the last car of the train, it quickly becomes clear that an escape plan has been hatched... Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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A Full-Throttle Thriller!

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Action | Thriller

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26 August 1998 (Greece)  »

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Trivia

Hector the Director says the words "We're gonna need a bigger boat" from Jaws. Roy Scheider stars in this film. See more »

Goofs

The number of coaches behind the locomotive changes between 4 and 5 in a few shots. See more »

Quotes

Ian Kellen: [finding Wes has been burned by one of his bombs] So this is Wes...
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Ian Kellen: ... Hi... Wes!
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References Con Air (1997) See more »

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No Excuses
Written by Dorian Harewood
Performed by Dorian Harewood
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Take the action!

What film! I find throughout this picture that tension is cranked up by stealth. What acting! Drama was fully realised by face and walking. The expertise of act was fully realised by shark attack victim Roy Scheider through brilliant. My nerves surrounding trains were mechanically extrapolated through film- I was gripped by story, and my the action only helped prolong viewing time. Steel train was great name and reflected the true power of train, but Evasive Action is the facts because train cannot be embraced like goose. I think trains are not fully realised as story basis, though Under Siege thought train well and atomic train had battle train, but Evasive Action make steel train! I feel film was excellent and implore everyone who likes act, drama, film and train to watch.


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