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Old No. 587: The Great Train Robbery (2000)

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A group of children try to save an old steam locomotive from the scrap yard with the help of the engine's driver and his dog.

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Dan T. Hall

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ran Burns Ran Burns ... Russell Stockman
Nick Abeel Nick Abeel ... Alex Thomas Phillips
Ariadne Baker-Dunn Ariadne Baker-Dunn ... Molly Phillips
Roger Schmelzer Roger Schmelzer ... Jim Phillips
Amy Anderson Amy Anderson ... Debby Phillips
Courtney Bolin Courtney Bolin ... Emily
Stuart McWhirter Stuart McWhirter ... Jake
Pat Patterson Pat Patterson ... Ben
Ashley Schultz Ashley Schultz ... Julie
Morgan McMillan Morgan McMillan ... Wendy Shaffer
Alex Hall Alex Hall ... Starter
Lindsay Hearn Lindsay Hearn ... Car 54 Racer (as Lindsay Heam)
LaTija Lipscomb LaTija Lipscomb ... Car 54 Passenger
Stephen Goforth Stephen Goforth ... Pusher 1
Zach Neiditch Zach Neiditch ... Pusher 2
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On the day of the big race, Alex and his friends line their sopabox racers up at the top of the steepest and longest hill in the neighborhood. With his sister Molly watching from the sidelines, the checkered flag waves and the race is on! After a slow start, Alex deploys his secret fifth wheel and accelerates from last place to the head of the pack. But the incredible speed gained is countered by complete loss of control as he rushes headlong into Deadman's Curve and crashes through an old wooden fence. After the dust settles, Alex discovers a fully-functional steam locomotive, "The 587" - destined for the scrap heap. He and his sister Molly devise a plan to rescue the antique engine with the help of an old engineer, Russel, his dog, Sparky, and about every kid in the neighborhood. Thus begins their awesome adventure, "587: The Great Train Robbery." Written by Anonymous

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Family | Comedy | Drama

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 2000 (USA) See more »

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Cute movie for the kids :)
20 February 2002 | by mlescullySee all my reviews

This movie has everything young children enjoy in a film: a fun premise, a resourceful hero, gadgets, trains, adventure, and bumbling parents. It's as magnetic as a Barney video without the irritating song and dance. Check it out for your kids. 8/10


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