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With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe.

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A runaway train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals puts an engineer and his conductor in a race against time. They're chasing the runaway train in a separate locomotive and need to bring it under control before it derails on a curve and causes a toxic spill that will decimate a town. Written by secret_agent

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1 million tons of steel. 100,000 lives at stake. 100 minutes to impact. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of action and peril, and some language | See all certifications »

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12 November 2010 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,714,871 (UK) (26 November 2010)

Gross:

$81,557,479 (USA) (4 March 2011)
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Denzel Washington's fifth film under Tony Scott's direction. See more »

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Whenever anyone attempted to board 777, the only effort was always at the very front of the locomotive. While there is an entry door in the front, crew can also board the locomotive from the rear step and walk towards the front on the right side to the cab. See more »

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[first lines]
Darcy Colson: [to her son] Hey, hey! Come give me a kiss. Be good.
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Gripping From Start to Finish
14 January 2011 | by (Gig Harbor, Washington) – See all my reviews

I had sweaty palms and never took a full breath all the way to the end once the action started, which was pretty near the beginning. From my perspective this is the best "train" movie since Runaway Train with Jon Voight, Eric Roberts and Rebecca DeMornay. Denzel Washington was excellent as was Chris Pine and Rosario Dawson. The special effects were incredible. Usually, these days, you can say, "Oh, that was just CG." But if it was, in this case they did one heck of a job. It is definitely worth seeing this movie on the big screen in a theater to really appreciate everything that is going on between the trains, trucks and choppers. The fact that it based on real events makes it all the more incredible.


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