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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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1,000,000 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:

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

Gross:

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

Ryan Ahern, who plays Ryan Scott, is a real-life army soldier who served in the 101st Airborne Division in Iraq. See more »

Goofs

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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Referenced in Conan: Hickory Dickory Danger (2010) See more »

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JUICE (LIVE MIX)
Written by Shajahan Matkin and Josef Quinteros
Performed by GMS
Courtesy of Spun Records
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An unstoppable ride
9 February 2011 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about the attempts to stop an unmanned train full of dangerous chemicals travelling at high speed, endangering the lives of thousands of people living along the tracks.

"Unstoppable" gets right to the point, action already starts ten minutes into the film. After that, the thrills get better and better. As a result, the film keeps you glued to the screen with increasing intensity.

Early on in the film, I wondered if there was enough to fill the screen time, but there was actually enough to make it action packed, without slow, pacing scenes to interrupt the action. "Unstoppable" is a good action film, relatively free from blood and violence which is rather rare for an action film these days.


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