A woman secretly witnesses the murder of her blind date for the evening by a top Mafia boss. She immediately goes into hiding without informing the authorities. When they finally catch up with her, she is unwilling to testify to what she has seen, but the Mafia are on her trail. Accompanied by a deputy district attorney, the woman boards a train travelling through a remote part of Canada. The Mafia know him but they have never seen her.
One witness. Two determined killers. The ultimate thrill ride.
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Did You Know?
The movie's central character portrayed by Gene Hackman
is called Robert Caulfield and is named after director Peter Hyams
' former manager at a television station. Elliott Gould
's character in Capricorn One
(1977) (also directed by Hyams) has the same character name of Robert Caulfield. See more
In the cabin ambush sequence, both Caulfield and Benti's white helicopter and the assassins' silver helicopter have the same C-GZPM registration (visible on the bottom of the white one, and on the starboard fuselage below the forward door of both). Aircraft registrations, like car license plates, are supposed to be unique to each craft. See more
This guy's lying - he's a train robber!
What would I want with a train?
Edited into Mindstorm