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Director:
Writers:
Britt Allcroft (written by)
Rev. W. Awdry (books)
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Release Date:
26 July 2000 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Pulling into theaters everywhere July 2000 See more »
Plot:
Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Great for kids, but still a bad movie See more (115 total) »

Cast

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Alec Baldwin ... Mr. Conductor

Cody McMains ... Patch

Russell Means ... Billy Twofeathers

Peter Fonda ... Grandpa Burnett Stone
Jared Wall ... Young Burnett
Laura Bower ... Young Tasha

Didi Conn ... Stacy Jones

Mara Wilson ... Lily

Lori Hallier ... Lily's Mother

Michael E. Rodgers ... Mr. C. Junior
Edward Glen ... Thomas (voice) (as Eddie Glen)

Neil Crone ... Diesel 10 / Splatter / Gordon (voice)

Colm Feore ... Toby (voice)
Linda Ballantyne ... Percy (voice)
Kevin Frank ... Dodge / Bertie / Harold / Henry (voice)

Susan Roman ... James (voice)
Shelley Skinner ... Annie / Clarabel (voice) (as Shelley Elizabeth Skinner)
Britt Allcroft ... Lady (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Rob Tinkler ... Older Patch (as Robert Tinkler)
Robert Black ... Passenger (uncredited)
Robbie Bugbee ... Actor (voice) (uncredited)
Mike Lazorcik ... Passenger (uncredited)
Hugo Murray ... Boy With Goldfish (uncredited)

Directed by
Britt Allcroft 
 
Writing credits
Britt Allcroft (written by)

Rev. W. Awdry (books)

Produced by
Britt Allcroft .... producer
Brent Baum .... executive producer
John Bertolli .... executive producer
Nancy Chapelle .... executive producer
Charles Falzon .... executive producer
Philip D. Fehrle .... producer (as Phil Fehrle)
Mark Jacobson .... co-executive producer
Barry London .... executive producer
Shelley Skinner .... associate producer
Steven Stabler .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Hummie Mann 
 
Cinematography by
Paul Ryan 
 
Film Editing by
Ron Wisman 
 
Casting by
Juli-Ann Kay 
Karen Margiotta 
Mary Margiotta 
 
Production Design by
Oleg M. Savytski 
 
Art Direction by
Lucinda Zak 
 
Costume Design by
Luis Sequeira  (as Luis M. Sequeira)
 
Makeup Department
Susan Exton-Stranks .... head of hair department
Kathleen Graham .... key makeup artist: Isle of Man
Mary Sue Heron .... key makeup artist: second unit
Pamela Peitzman .... hair stylist: Pennsylvania (as Pamela Cozen)
Pamela Peitzman .... makeup artist: Pennsylvania (as Pamela Cozen)
 
Production Management
Mary Ann Grainger .... post-production supervisor
Noella Nesdoly .... production manager
Keith W. Strandberg .... unit production manager: Pennsylvania
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eric Banz .... first assistant director: model train unit
David Coombs .... first assistant director
Shawn P. Flanagan .... second second assistant director: Pennsylvania
Patrick Hagarty .... assistant director: second unit
Sara MacDonald .... second assistant director
Tom Pakenham .... third assistant director
Ron Succarotte .... assistant director: Pennsylvania
Craig Wallace .... assistant director: second unit
Ben Wright .... assistant director: Isle of Man
Tovah Zalik-Wallace .... assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Greg Chown .... storyboard artist
Peter Constantinides .... construction coordinator
Cheryl Dorsey .... set decorator: Isle of Man
Charles Dunlop .... assistant set designer
Caroline Gee .... set decorator: Toronto
Michael Gilman .... greensperson
Brad Kenyon .... property master
Jason Knox-Johnston .... assistant art director
Norm Ouzounis .... lead greens person
Mark Scruton .... assistant art director
Bruce Simpson .... storyboard artist
Travis Staley .... head carpenter
Rob Valeriote .... co-head carpenter
David Wescott .... painter
 
Sound Department
Chris Bottomley .... boom operator
Joe Bracciale .... dialogue editor
Andrew Bray .... sound designer
Alek Bromke .... assistant sound recordist
Roman Alexander Buchok .... boom operator (as Al Buchok)
Richard Calistan .... adr mixer: Toronto
Steve Copley .... foley supervisor
Malcolm Davies .... production sound mixer
Malcolm Davies .... sound mixer
Lee de Lang .... assistant sound editor
Nelson Ferreira .... adr editor
Nelson Ferreira .... supervising sound editor
Bruce Fleming .... sound editor
Cory Mandel .... sound re-recording mixer
Nathan Robitaille .... sound assistant
Stephen Roque .... sound effects editor
David Schatanoff Jr. .... post audio coordinator
 
Special Effects by
Dave Asling .... key model builder
Dan Brooks .... model builder
Rick Gajdecki .... key model builder
Peter Hutchinson .... special effects supervisor: Isle of Man
Stephen Hutchinson .... senior special effects technician
Christine Kowbuz .... model builder
Laird McMurray .... special effects coordinator
Bill Neil .... special effects supervisor (as William Neil)
Roger Nichols .... senior technician
Duncan Orthner .... model maker
Jim Peacock .... special effects
David Reaume .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Stephen Asquith .... model supervisor
Dave Axford .... visual effects producer: GVFX
Berj Bannayan .... software engineer
Barb Benoit .... digital compositor
Dennis Berardi .... visual effects producer
Kristy Blackwell .... digital artist
Mike Borrett .... motion control operator
Lisa Carr-Harris .... digital effects artist
Mike Chambers .... visual effects producer
Tavia Charlton .... visual effects coordinator: GVFX
Bret Culp .... visual effects supervisor: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Colin Cunningham .... lead 3D animator: Toybox
Debora Dunphy .... digital compositor
Janeen Elliott .... digital compositor
Andreas Fehrle .... assistant to the visual effects supervisor
Mark Goldberg .... digital compositor
Maria A. Gordon .... visual effects
Dipankar Goswamy .... 3D animator
Derek Grime .... visual effects director: Toybox
Rob Gyorgy .... visual effects artist
Robert Hackborn .... visual effects draftsperson
Michael Hatton .... digital effects compositor: Toybox
Wilton Higgins .... grip: visual effects
Robbi Hinds .... director of photography: principal and greenscreen visual effects
Tania Janthur .... visual effects coordinator
Sasha Jarh .... visual effects producer
Shane Kinnear .... executive producer: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Michael Kowalski .... 3D animator: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Daniel Lee .... digital compositor
Chad Malbon .... visual effects coordinator
Ray McMillan .... miniature supervisor
Jesh Murthy .... visual effects artist
Bill Neil .... visual effects supervisor
Sarah Norton .... digital compositor
Ken Ouellette .... CG animator/compositor: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Terry Permane .... model visual effects
Marco Polsinelli .... Inferno artist/digital compositor: Topix/Mad Dog
Stephen Price .... visual effects executive producer: TOPIX/Mad Dog
Nordin Rahhali .... CG animator/technical artist: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Kennedy Shah .... motion control operator
Barb Shaw .... visual effects coordinator: CORE Digital Pictures
Joel Skeete .... digital compositor
Brian A. Smeets .... visual effects artist
Linda Tremblay .... digital compositor
Tom Turnbull .... motion control (as Thomas Turnbull)
Mark Visser .... technical support: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Aaron Weintraub .... Inferno artist/digital compositor: Topix/Mad Dog
Sean Wickett .... model maker (as Richard Cudmore)
Michael Wile .... 3D animator & technical director
David Willows .... visual effects artist
Ron Wisman Jr. .... visual effects editor
Patrik Witzmann .... CG animator/compositor: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Alphonso Young .... digital compositor: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
 
Stunts
Mike Jones .... stunt coordinator
Mike Jones .... stunts
Chris Lamon .... stunt coordinator: second unit
Dave Van Zeyl .... stunt coordinator: second unit
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Alexander .... focus puller
John Botelho .... gaffer
Randy Chupa .... generator operator
Jim Denny .... gaffer
Ted Erne .... dolly grip
Courtney Graham .... clapper loader
Brad Hruboska .... steadicam operator
Tim Lewis .... assistant camera
Anthony Meade .... clapper loader
Pat Miller .... electrician
Nigel Permane .... first assistant camera: model unit
David Rumley .... assistant camera: model unit
Daniel D. Sariano .... assistant camera: Pennsylvania
Michael Spicer .... camera operator
Karen Steyr .... still photographer
Peter Stranks .... still photographer
Trevor Wiens .... camera trainee
 
Animation Department
Royston Robinson .... storyboard
 
Casting Department
Ross Clydesdale .... casting: Canada
 
Editorial Department
Claire Freeland .... post-production coordinator
Teresa Garber .... post-production executive
Chad Glastonbury .... first assistant film editor
Rick Greenhead .... telecine colorist
Vaughan Killin .... co-color timer
Annellie Rose Samuel .... first assistant editor (as Annellie Samuel)
David Tarnawsky .... second assistant editor
Paul Whitehead .... assistant editor
Ron Wisman Jr. .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Frank Bennett .... orchestrator
Brad Dechter .... orchestrator
Yuri Gorbachow .... music editor
Ira Hearshen .... orchestrator
Hummie Mann .... conductor
Matthew McKenzie .... associate audio engineer: orchestra record & pre mix
Don Nemitz .... orchestrator
Jacquie Perryman .... music consultant
 
Other crew
Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor .... production coordinator
Michael Barnes .... financial legal services
Eric Beldowski .... production coordinator
James Cleary .... location manager
Jason Contino .... production assistant
Donna Croce .... script supervisor
Tracy Fedak .... first assistant accountant: post-production
Claire Freeland .... assistant to producer
Katharine Gray .... assistant production coordinator
Joel Green .... unit publicist: USA
Brian Grushcow .... assistant to executive producer
Ron Gwynne .... location manager
Paul Jennison .... production accountant
Ashifa Lalani .... first assistant accountant
Kevin Robertson .... assistant to director
Darren Wilson .... assistant production accountant
Judy Sharinger .... completion and delivery supervisor (uncredited)
 

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85 min
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Certification:
Australia:G | Canada:G | Canada:G (all jurisdictions) | Germany:o.Al. | New Zealand:G | Singapore:G | UK:U | USA:G (#37466)
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Trivia:
Michael Angelis, the narrator for the United Kingdom version of Thomas and Friends was originally cast as the voices of James and Percy. After the American test audiences heard his recording, his part was deleted as it made the characters sound too old. The roles went to Susan Roman and Linda Ballantyne respectively.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: Near the beginning of the movie, when several of the engines are greeting each, James says, "Hello, Thomas", but Thomas isn't present. Also, Thomas is heard saying, "Hello, James" in the same scene.See more »
Quotes:
[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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Soundtrack:
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6 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Great for kids, but still a bad movie, 4 February 2005
Author: PhilPDX from United States

Both my 8 year-old daughter and 2 year-old son, esp. the latter, absolutely love this movie. I enjoy the TV shows, but I really thought this movie was very poorly done. The acting by the kid who plays Patch, and by Peter Fonda, is particularly poor. I know Fonda's character was supposed to be depressed, but his subdued monotone delivery was just horrible. And I agree with the comment that someone posted on the message board that the continuity between scenes is just terrible. It seems as though the movie had the scenes made individually, then cut them up and pasted them almost in random order. This movie has the worst flow to it of any that I can remember. Much of the dialogue and sequencing of the action simply makes no sense. A pitifully bad movie.

Fortunately, the plot and acting don't seem nearly as important to kids. They just like that there are tank engines in it, and they like the colorful set pieces and the music. So despite its many flaws, I still must reluctantly recommend it for younger children, who clearly love it - just be forewarned that as an adult you may have a very difficult time sitting through it over and over again, even if you are a kid at heart like myself.

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