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Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)

G  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama  |  26 July 2000 (USA)
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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,... See full summary »

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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, die fantastische Lokomotive  »

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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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Mr. Conductor: [narrating] Hello. My name is Mr. Conductor, and I'm going to tell you a story about trains.
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Special thanks to the people of the Isle on Man and the fairies. See more »

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References Shining Time Station (1989) See more »

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Written by Junior Campbell as JNR Campbell and Mike O'Donnell
Performed by Steven Page
Steven Page appears courtesy of Reprise Records
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For The Kid In All Of US
7 August 2000 | by (Grand Rapids, Michigan) – See all my reviews

My wife and I took our 3 year old to see this film and we all enjoyed it. In the age of lots of shoot 'em up and Pokemon "crap" Thomas was refreshing and light. For all those who have slammed this film as being the worst of 2000 I can only imagine that they have no sense of wonder and either don't have kids or don't read to their kids. Take your little ones, leave your synicism at the door and be a kid again. Its o.k. to enjoy a kids film!! :)


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