MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 885 this week

Night Train (I) (1998)

6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 235 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 1 critic

Trains, romance, a mysterious past... Poole is an ex-con man whose cons have finally caught up with him. Unaware of his past, Alice joins him in a dramatic escape on the Orient Express.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: August

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for August 2014.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 2508 titles
created 08 Jan 2012
 
a list of 47 titles
created 24 May 2012
 
a list of 117 titles
created 03 Oct 2012
 
a list of 618 titles
created 4 weeks ago
 
a list of 308 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Night Train" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Night Train (1998)

Night Train (1998) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Night Train.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Great Moments in Aviation (TV Movie 1993)
Comedy | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Beeban Kidron
Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, John Hurt, Jonathan Pryce
Night Train (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Wu Hongyan is a young woman working as a prison guard during executions of female convicts. She feels lonely after her husband died, and she takes a night train to another city to visit a ... See full summary »

Director: Yi'nan Diao
Stars: Rongcai Fu, Chao Ji, Dan Liu
Night Train (1959)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A man, Jerzy, enters a train set for the Baltic coast. He seems to be on the run from something. He has to share sleeping-compartment with a woman who also seems to be on the run. ... See full summary »

Director: Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Stars: Lucyna Winnicka, Leon Niemczyk, Teresa Szmigielówna
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A mysterious creature is killing a farmer's livestock.

Director: James Bogle
Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Ray Barrett, Richard Roxburgh
New Blood (2000)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

One morning, the cops find eight dead bodies, gunshot victims, near a farmhouse. They also find a wounded man who tells the story of what happened. He is Alan White, the father of a young ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hurst
Stars: John Hurt, Nick Moran, Carrie-Anne Moss
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Johnnie Cooper served time for an armed robbery that also his father and brother participated in. When he's released from jail he's determined to live a normal life and gets work at a gas ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Modine
Stars: Matthew Modine, David Keith, John Hurt
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A veteran bank robber and his sidekicks plan a heist that goes awry.

Director: Andy Hurst
Stars: John Hurt, Claire Skinner, Rhys Ifans
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

To salve his guilty conscience an elder brother removes his disturbed younger sibling from a mental institution after a suicide attempt and tries to bring him back to mental competency ... See full summary »

Directors: Sergio Guerraz, Dominique Othenin-Girard
Stars: John Hurt, Julian Sands, Victoria Abril
On the Nose (2001)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A luckless gambler finally finds the secret to picking winners at the track - a head in a jar.

Director: David Caffrey
Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Robbie Coltrane, Brenda Blethyn
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A criminal couple, hiding out in a remote property become the unwitting victims of a plot to blackmail them by the most unlikely of conspirators.

Director: Anthony Simmons
Stars: John Hurt, Karen Young, Cassie Barasch
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

The Orient Express, on it's night trip from Munich to Venice, is full because of the beginning of the carnival in Venice. Between the passengers are a journalist, an actress and her ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo U. Quinterio
Stars: Hugh Grant, Tahnee Welch, Malcolm McDowell
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A member of the British Government is sent to Brussels to become British Commissioner to the European Community. He is made aware of a web of political and industrial corruption through a ... See full summary »

Director: George Sluizer
Stars: John Hurt, Rosana Pastor, Alice Krige
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Michael Poole
...
Alice Mooney
Pauline Flanagan ...
Mrs. Mooney
...
Winnie
Peter Caffrey ...
Walter
Paul Roe ...
Blake
...
Billy
Cathy White ...
Liz
Kevin McHugh ...
Detective Cassidy
Aaron Harris ...
Sgt. Charlie
Alan Archbold ...
Abattior Man
Gerald Fitzmahony ...
Delivery Man
Daniel Reardon ...
Drunk Man
Edit

Storyline

A man released from jail, where he had served time for doctoring the books of a gangster, has to go into hiding from the gangster's men. He moves into a Dublin boarding house run by a woman and her timid daughter. The timid woman immediately takes a shine to the new boarder and to his train sets, which they each use as an escape from reality. However, her mother doesn't like their relationship and they both are chased by the gangsters. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Trains...Romance...A Mysterious Past...


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 August 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Esti vonat  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

(Technicolor)
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Sweet and comfortable
14 April 2002 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

Very low-key tale with a wonderful performance by John Hurt in particular. Also a movie worth watching for model train-buffs as Hurt's character has one of the most beautiful train sets ever seen on film!

Shot on location in Leeds NIGHT TRAIN also confirmed something I've suspected for quite some time: all British cities really DO look the same!


9 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Not obvious or in your face patsully13
Lovely Film annamerritt
Re-release of Night Train aodhanmadden@hotmail.com
Puzzled by torture scenes bajmca
Discuss Night Train (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?