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Unstoppable (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Thriller | 12 November 2010 (USA)
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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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$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,688,457 (USA) (12 November 2010)

Gross:

$81,557,479 (USA) (4 March 2011)
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Trivia

Real life train engineer Jess Knowlton served as a technical advisor to Denzel Washington. Knowlton's daughters actually work at Hooters, which is how Washington's Frank Barnes character's daughters wound up being similarly employed. See more »

Goofs

Near the ending of the movie, when Will contacts Frank, and Frank says that they got a problem, some shots after, will we see the full train and a news-chopper flying over, if you look carefully at the rear end of the freight train, there is no sight of 1206. 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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NATIONAL GUARD PART 1
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Written by Brian Tyler
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25 January 2011 | by (Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

first of all, i love Denzel Washington, but this movie in one word .....horrible... Unstoppable is a drama about a runaway train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals. Pits 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 - yes this story could be in five minute version, where guy get on the train and stop it, nothing more in this movie. action,drama and thriller- no,i haven't seen anything of these, only movie full of stupidity. sorry for that, but i've expected much more


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