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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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1,000,000 Tons. 100,000 Lives. 100 Minutes 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:

£1,714,871 (UK) (26 November 2010)

Gross:

$81,557,479 (USA) (4 March 2011)
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Animal noises were used to make the 777 train sound more menacing. See more »

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As the train approaches the disabled horse trailer, a view inside the trailer shows the trailer parallel to, and on top of, the rails. The shot of the train hitting trailer clearly has the trailer angled across the tracks before the train hits it. 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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PREDATOR ARRIVAL
(from Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007))
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truly bad.
24 February 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The film 'Runaway train' is far better. Unbelievable characters (can you really imagine Denzel Washington being a dull train driver?), laughable dialogue, strange plot holes (like why didn't Frank try to go to the front of the train in the first place and put the brakes on- or even better the driver of the train in front, early in the film?)

Above all; rather dull action sequences, with little tension developing. Can't really think of much more to say but IMDb likes 10 lines, so I'll comment that I'm amazed such films are still being made- It was embarrassing to watch, I think if Id been in the cinema Id have walked. Save money and have a more exciting time train watching.


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