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Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails (2009)

Thomas finds an old engine and tries to restore him without The Fat Controller finding out.

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Narrator (US) (voice)
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Victor (US) (voice)
Jules de Jongh ...
Emily (US) / Mavis (US) / The Duchess of Boxford (US) (voice) (as Jules De Jongh)
Teresa Gallagher ...
Emily (UK) / Mavis (UK) / The Duchess of Boxford (UK) (voice)
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Hiro (UK & US) (voice)
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Henry (US) / Gordon (US) / James (US) / Kevin (US) / Sir Topham Hatt (US) (voice)
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Thomas (US) / Percy (US) (voice) (as Martin T Sherman)
Ben Small ...
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Edward (UK) / Henry (UK) / Gordon (UK) / James (UK) / Percy (UK) / The Fat Controller (UK) (voice)
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Spencer (US) (voice)
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Thomas finds an old engine and tries to restore him without The Fat Controller finding out.

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Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails - The Movie  »

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Trivia

The name "Hiro" is Japanese for "generous". See more »

Goofs

The amount of jelly, leaves, twigs, and branches on Thomas change between every appearance before meeting Hiro. See more »

Quotes

Michael Brandon: Narrator: Suddenly, Spencer whistled long and hard! James and Toby heard Spencer. Suddenly, James and Toby steamed out. Spenser had puffed to close to Hiro! James blew his whistle /whoo whoo!\, and Toby rang his bell /ching ching-ching ching!\. Together they chased the mighty Spencer down the track and away from Hiro.
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Connections

Followed by Thomas & Friends: Blue Mountain Mystery (2012) See more »

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Written by Pete Woodroffe and Charlie Gran
Performed by Chris Madin
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My children's favorite film ever!
4 July 2012 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

One of my second sons first words, right there with mommy and daddy were "Hiro" (with sounds missing of course). This word meant TV.

I don't think I have to say much more. ;)

It was simply what his 2,5 years older brother always wanted to watch. :)

And it's parent friendly too! Meaning the kids father don't go out of his mind as he does with the Teletubbies for example.

Now (at ages 2 & 4,5) both my kids enjoy the movie and see it regularly. The younger one has adopted his big brothers interest in Thomas and Hiro.

Short about the movie: Thomas finds an old engine by mistake and since he's afraid sir Toppom Hat is going to trash him rather than fix him he tries to repair him himself.


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