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Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)

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Thomas the Tank Engine's feature film debut follows Thomas and Mr. Conductor (Alec Baldwin) as they cross between the real world and the fictional Island of Sodor, in an attempt to recover lost gold dust.

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Jared Wall ...
Young Burnett (voice)
Laura Bower ...
Young Tasha (voice)
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Lily's Mother
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Edward Glen ...
Thomas (voice) (as Eddie Glen)
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Toby (voice)
Linda Ballantyne ...
Percy (voice)
Kevin Frank ...
Dodge / Bertie / Harold / Henry (voice)
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Storyline

Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty diesel engines. Getting more gold dust will require help from Mr. C's slacker cousin, his new friend Lilly, and her morose grandfather, plus the secret engine he's hidden all these years and couldn't get running. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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26 July 2000 (USA)  »

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Thomas e a Ferrovia Mágica  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£434,903 (United Kingdom), 16 July 2000, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,154,932, 30 July 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$15,911,333, 1 October 2000
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Trivia

Currently, this is the only Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends film to feature live actors. See more »

Goofs

When Diesel 10 races into the smelter's yard, James' whistle is missing. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mr. Conductor: [narrating] Hello. My name is Mr. Conductor, and I'm going to tell you a story about trains.
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Crazy Credits

Special thanks to the people of the Isle on Man and the fairies. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Heidi (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Locomotion
Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Performed by Atomic Kitten
Courtesy of Innocent/Virgin Records Ltd.
By arrangement with Virgin Records America
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nice pleasant diversion for the adults and fun for the kids,
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at least i thought so.it's a magical fantasy adventure which for about 86 minutes should make you forget about you problems.and most kids should eat it up.there's certainly nothing objectionable here.while i was viewing it,it kept m,y attention and sort of brought me back to the days when i was a kid.this show wasn't around back then of course.all we had were Saturday morning cartoons.but if you try and view this with a child's perspective,you might appreciate it more.and if you do drift off,at least the young ones are watching something that won't pollute their minds.for entertainment aimed at children,you really can't go wrong with this movie.from that perspective,it's a 10/10


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