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The Christmas Train (2017)

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A cynical journalist decides to take a train from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles for Christmas to get inspiration for a story in honor of his late father. He gets to know the other passengers and runs into an old flame while aboard.

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Ron Oliver

Writers:

Neal H. Dobrofsky (teleplay) (as Neal Dobrofsky), Tippi Dobrofsky (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dermot Mulroney ... Tom Langdon
Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Eleanor Carter
Danny Glover ... Max Powers
Joan Cusack ... Agnes
Holly Elissa ... Lelia
Kirsten Zien ... Julie
Anthony Konechny ... Steve
Jill Teed ... Roxanne
Karen Holness ... Misty
Terence Kelly ... Higgins
John Innes ... John Kelly
Nelson Wong ... Kenny Kwan
Jesse Stanley ... Regina
Eric Gustafsson ... Davey
Douglas Roy Dack Douglas Roy Dack ... Cabbie (as Douglas Dack)
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Storyline

A writer takes a four day trip on a train hoping to get ideas for a book he's writing in memory of his father. His true love happens to be on the train writing a script. They bond with different people along the way. It's obvious the two are still in love.

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Drama | Romance

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TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Christmas Train See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Max discusses being put on trains by his dad with Tom, and then mentions having had a partner. Danny Glover played a serial killer that had been a railroad man in Switchback (1997), and he is well known for being Mel Gibson's partner in the Lethal Weapon series of films. See more »

Goofs

Tom and Higgins are talking at the last stop before entering the mountains. Higgins says there is a storm coming. Tom says he noticed that they added another diesel locomotive. And at the end of the movie you can see a real train in the background with two diesel locomotives, both headed forward. However, when the Christmas Train is trapped on the mountain in the snow, all shots of that train, probably a model clearly show only one locomotive. See more »

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Christmas Is Not My Thing
Written by Ron Oliver & Peter Allen
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Best 2017 Hallmark Movie, IMO
22 December 2017 | by bkornegayhSee all my reviews

This movie had an unusual storyline and an unpredictable ending. I didn't put the clues together and was surprised about how it all came together. Totally worth watching.


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