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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

Certificate:

TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le train de Noël See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

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

The first aerial shot of a city skyline outside of Washington D.C., incorrectly labels the city as Toledo, OH, when it is clearly the city of Cleveland, OH. See more »

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Christmas Is Not My Thing
Written by Ron Oliver & Peter Allen
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Best of 2017.
10 July 2018 | by charlotteflickSee all my reviews

I have enjoyed this each time I watched it. Better than some Emmy winners!


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