Most Popular Train Engineer Movies and TV Shows
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2. Unstoppable (2010)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Thriller
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.
Votes: 177,696 | Gross: $81.56M
3. Tough Guys (1986)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Crime
Two elderly gangsters are released from prison only to find they have trouble fitting in as old men who still take no guff from anyone.
Votes: 6,255 | Gross: $21.46M
4. Julieta (2016)
R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.
Votes: 26,565 | Gross: $1.49M
7. Silver Streak (1976)
PG | 114 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
On a long-distance train trip, a man finds romance but also finds himself in danger of being killed, or at least pushed off the train.
8. The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, War
Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces.
Votes: 43,760 | Gross: $1.83M
9. What They Had (2018)
R | 101 min | Drama
Bridget returns home at her brother's urging to deal with her ailing mother and her father's reluctance to let go of their life together.
Votes: 2,767 | Gross: $0.26M
10. The General (1926)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.
Votes: 75,076 | Gross: $0.23M
12. Closely Watched Trains (1966)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An apprentice train dispatcher at a village station seeks his first sexual encounter and becomes despondent when he is unable to perform.
Votes: 10,570 | Gross: $3.27M
13. Charlotte Gray (2001)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young Scottish woman joins the French Resistance during World War II to rescue her Royal Air Force boyfriend who is lost in France.
Votes: 10,280 | Gross: $0.67M
15. Kontroll (2003)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A tale about a strange young man, Bulcsú, the fellow inspectors on his team, all without exception likable characters, a rival ticket inspection team and racing along the tracks - and a tale about love.
Votes: 23,572 | Gross: $0.24M
17. Human Desire (1954)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
A Korean War vet returns to his job as a railroad engineer and becomes involved in an affair with a co-worker's wife following a murder on a train where they meet.
18. La Bête Humaine (1938)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama
In this classic adaptation of Emile Zola's novel, a tortured train engineer falls in love with a troubled married woman who has helped her husband commit a murder.
19. A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Western
In 1876 Colorado, the Tomahawk and Western Railroad is expanding through the Rockies, but some stagecoach operators, fearing a loss of revenue, plan to sabotage the railroad.
20. Baby Blue Marine (1976)
PG | 90 min | Drama
A would-be Marine fails basic training, and is sent home wearing the "baby blue" fatigues of a washout. En route, he is mugged by a battle-fatigued Marine Raider, who leaves him to hitch-hike home in an undeserved hero's uniform.
21. The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, War
A team of renegade soldiers in World War II tries to stop the creation of the Fourth Reich in the Middle East.
22. Rails & Ties (2007)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama
A deadly collision between a train and car lead to an unlikely bond between the train engineer and a young boy who escapes the carnage.
Votes: 3,873 | Gross: $0.02M
23. Sleepers West (1941)
Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Mike Shayne tries to distinguish criminals from red herrings as he escorts a surprise witness via rail to a high profile trial in San Francisco.
24. Mission to Moscow (1943)
Approved | 124 min | Drama, History, War
Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.
27. Rome Express (1932)
94 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A sinister character boards the Rome Express on the trail of a valuable Van Dyck painting, recently stolen from a Paris gallery. Much to his annoyance he finds the train populated with a ... See full summary »
28. Das Boot ist voll (1981)
PG | 101 min | Drama, War
During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: ... See full summary »
29. Centennial Summer (1946)
Approved | 102 min | History, Music, Romance
In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters vie for the affections of a Frenchman who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
33. The Great Train Robbery (1941)
Approved | 62 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Tom Logan is a railroad detective. Tom takes it upon himself to halt the activities of his crooked brother Duke. Duke and his henchman have stolen an entire gold train, including the ... See full summary »
34. The Hurricane Express (1932)
Passed | 227 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
When his father is killed in a train wreck, Larry Baker vows to unmask a mysterious criminal called "The Wrecker," who has targeted the L&M Railroad for deadly" accidents."
36. The Lonedale Operator (1911)
Unrated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Romance
When her father becomes ill, a young woman takes over the telegraph at a lonely western railroad station. She soon gets word that the next train will deliver the payroll for a mining ... See full summary »
38. Wyoming Mail (1950)
Passed | 87 min | Action, Drama, Romance
In 1869, when the railroad mail service is threatened by frequent bandit attacks, the government hires Steve Davis to infiltrate a gang in order to destroy it from inside.
39. Once Upon a Horse... (1958)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Western
Dan and Doc are incompetent desperados who plan to give crime one more try before going straight. Miss Amity Babb is the shapely toast of Empty Cup, Colorado who sets prices by Wall Street,... See full summary »
40. The Silver Streak (1934)
72 min | Action, Drama
The crew of the Pioneer Zephyr diesel train has only a few hours to deliver an iron lung to an injured man at the Boulder Dam construction site.
41. Death Train (2003 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A runaway train barrels through the Mexican countryside, hijacked by escaped prisoners, and it's only a matter of time before they begin to execute the passengers. Enter Ryan, a special agent with one gun and a whole bag of tricks.
42. Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939)
Passed | 69 min | Adventure, Comedy
Blondie and Dagwood are in charge of operations at a mountain motel. The elderly owners of the establishment are in danger of losing their life savings. Among other things, arson threatens.
Approved | 260 min | Western
A railroad agent named Jim Grant opposes hard-nosed German, Karl Ulrich, called The Baron. Head of a strong ring in America, the infamous Baron was thwarted time and time again as he tried ... See full summary »
45. Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day (1996)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama
The Yosemite Valley Railroad, which runs through the breathtaking scenery and stunning vistas of the Merced River Canyon to its terminus at El Portal outside Yosemite National Park, is on ... See full summary »
Votes: 153 | Gross: $0.02M
46. Teddy at the Throttle (1917)
Not Rated | 18 min | Comedy, Short
Gloria Dawn lives down the hall from her sweetheart, Bobbie Knight. The dishonest Henry Black is Gloria's guardian, and he is also in charge of Bobbie's inheritance. The scheming guardian ... See full summary »
48. Black Eagle (1948)
Approved | 76 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Jason Bond hops a ride on a freight-train car, containing a saddled horse, Black Eagle, and some rifles. When the boxcar is placed on a railway siding in a Texas town, Jason meets Ginny ... See full summary »
49. Sand (1949)
Approved | 78 min | Action, Drama, Western
A show horseman, Jeff Keane (Mark Stevens), loses his prize stallion, Jubilee (Sun's Red Shadow), as a result of a train wreck in Colorado, and enlists the aid of rancher Joan Hartley (... See full summary »
50. The Fugitive Sheriff (1936)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Just after his man Louder loses the Sheriff's election to Ken, Flamer finds Ken's rowel. Then he and his men rob the train as he poses as Ken and leaves the rowel. The train crew's ... See full summary »