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Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)

Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile,... See full summary »

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Thomas (voice) (as Eddie Glen)
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Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty diesel engines. Getting more gold dust will require help from Mr. C's slacker cousin, his new friend Lilly, and her morose grandfather, plus the secret engine he's hidden all these years and couldn't get running. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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26 July 2000 (USA)  »

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Thomas e a Ferrovia Mágica  »

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$19,000,000 (estimated)

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£434,903 (UK) (14 July 2000)

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$15,911,333 (USA) (29 September 2000)
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Final feature film of Mara Wilson until 2015 saw the release of Billie Bob Joe (2015). See more »

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As Toby quietly approaches the shed where the three diesels are conversing, wanting to eavesdrop on them, he is just moving slowly, and his smokestack is sending up only a couple of smoke-puffs per second. Yet the sound effects have him puffing rapidly, as if he's travelling at least 20 m.p.h. See more »

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[first lines]
Mr. Conductor: [narrating] Hello. My name is Mr. Conductor, and I'm going to tell you a story about trains.
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Crazy Credits

Near the end of the closing credits, "Shining Time Station" plays. See more »

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Referenced in 30 Rock: College (2010) See more »

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Shining Time
Written by Hummie Mann, Sue Ennis
Performed by Neil Donnell, Maren Ord
Maren Ord appears courtesy of Nettwerk Productions/Capitol Records
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Great for 2-7 year old
31 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My son loves this movie. We rented the DVD and then he saved his own money to buy it. He still loves it 2 years later. Although It is a little bland for adults. Kids eat it up. That is really all I have to say. but they require that this comment be 10 lines long. My point is that all of the comments I read were really negative about the movie. When in fact it served it's primary objective. And the at was to entertain children. I don't think that anyone made the film wanting to get nominated for any awards. They just wanted to entertain children and make some dough in the process. The end. I have met the 10 line minimum. I give it 3 out of 10 stars.


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