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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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Action | Thriller

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

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$100,000,000 (estimated)

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PHP 11,469,879 (Philippines) (14 November 2010)

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$81,562,942 (USA) (10 March 2011)
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This was Tony Scott & Denzel Washington fifth & last film collaboration together (due to Scott's untimely death) as director & actor respectively. Their other film collaborations were Crimson Tide (1995), Man on Fire (2004), Deja Vu (2006), & The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009). See more »

Goofs

There's a yellow button in Locomotive #1206 which is used to blow the horn. 1206 is an SD40, SD40s blow their horns by lever not button. 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 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.22 (2010) See more »

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POWER STRUGGLE
(from AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem (2007))
Written by Brian Tyler
Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
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Top of the line feel-good action thriller that stays on the rails and doesn't go off track
12 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent movie in almost all respects. The cast does a very good job. The two leads play off of each other very well together and project good chemistry. The supporting cast is good as well and the movie even does a good job with providing some character depth (to the extent you can in this type of movie)- you do wind up rooting for them. The director has taken a good story, and matched it with excellent, I mean excellent, cinematography and takes us an every faster roller coaster ride. The movie is well paced, it keeps you engaged from the start & doesn't let you go until its over, and was just a lot of fun to watch. I highly recommend it.


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