DVD - 2010
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A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Scranton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to chase down one million tons of hurtling steel and prevent an epic disaster.


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Jan 27, 2017

A train is on its way somewhere until something goes wrong – the train won’t stop. If the train crashes, there will be terrible consequences as the train is carrying chemicals that are toxic. The conductor of the train is new, and his name is Will Colson. With Will is an engineer named Frank Barnes. The train goes out of control and the two must somehow stop it before it crashes into someplace as it is carrying chemicals. Even though people try to stop the train, it just won’t stop. Will Frank and Will Colson be able to stop it? This fast-paced (no pun intended) action-thriller will keep you interested throughout, just waiting for the train to stop.
- @JuiceboxZ of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Nov 23, 2016

This is a 2010 American action-packed disaster film directed and produced by Tony Scott in his final film as director before his death in 2012, loosely base on the real life CSX 8888 incident.
It shows the story of a runaway freight train, and the two men (Washington and Pine) who attempt to stop it.
It is a breath-taking, edge-on-your-seat and heart-stopping flick with a bloody lot of thrills and unbearable tension.
You would like to see it twice---if not thrice.
It is amazing to know how the film crew and stuntmen shot the film.

AL_KATI Oct 20, 2016

Totally a guilty pleasure movie of mine. Based (loosely) on a true story, plus Denzel Washington and a runaway train? So good. Even my dad loved it.

Jul 13, 2016

A solid, good thriller!

Mar 16, 2016

Wow. Apparently I'm the only one with something negative to say - sorry. The endless rotations of the camera made me annoyed. The "reporters" and station employees weren't terribly well done for my taste. Obviously someone agreed, as this film's box office in total was what it should have grossed for a good opening weekend. BUT, I love Pine, and Denzel and their chemistry.

Jan 22, 2016

Another super action movie! Kept us on the edge of our seats the whole time. Also interesting was the Extra "The Fastest Track: Unleashing Unstoppable" which gave an in-depth account of how the movie was made.

Jan 15, 2016

Missing half a star because of the bad language. Very good and exciting suspenseful movie, especially because it was based loosely on a real incident that happened in 2001 in Ohio.

Sep 04, 2015

If you lke Die Hard and other simialr movies, this one tops all. Movie for all ages and highly suspenseful and acion minute by minute. STRONGLY RECOMMEND THIS ONE

Jul 09, 2015

Keep in mind it's not a true story but based on actual events. The only actual event was the runaway train! The location is wrong, how the train was stopped was wrong and no one actually died! Apart from that, the movie is entertaining and for an action movie delivers.

BookReviewer2015 Aug 12, 2014

Possibly one of the most suspensful films I have seen in a while, and based on a true story!

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Nov 12, 2011

A good movie. Even without Eva Mendez.


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TheBatman Sep 29, 2011

Coarse Language: It's PG-13 for a reason.


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