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Favorite train movie

Post by hoppercar » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:53 pm

Here's a fun thread, list your favorite train movie, and line from the movie.....emperor of the north, when he says......any tramp sets foot on my train. I hold him out and shake em to death like a snake..lol

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Re: Favorite train movie

Post by Nik3v » Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:37 am

Runaway train
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Re: Favorite train movie

Post by Builder01 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:18 am

Von Ryan's Express! Awesome steam trains!

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Re: Favorite train movie

Post by lrdg2150 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:52 am

"Highballing through the yard. Busting through switches. Never heard of such a thing"
Emperor Of The North.
Another favorite would be Danger Lights.

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Re: Favorite train movie

Post by Pontiacguy1 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:52 am

October Sky. Good movie, good story (though embellished quite a bit), and several shots of Southern 4501 pulling coal hoppers. For the movie it had Norfolk and Western markings on it. There was even a cameo with O. Winston Link as the locomotive engineer at one point in the movie. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fi1WG_9L0mI

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Re: Favorite train movie

Post by Benjamin Maggi » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:02 am

The (First) Great Train Robbery with Sean Connery and Donald Sutherland.

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Re: Favorite train movie

Post by Benjamin Maggi » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:06 am

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Re: Favorite train movie

Post by Fred_V » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:18 am

"The Train" with Burt Lancaster. Great train shots. No quote sticks out for me.
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Re: Favorite train movie

Post by bill4227 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:05 am

Titfield Thunderbolt Great British comedy.

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Re: Favorite train movie

Post by Greg_Lewis » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:53 am

Let's not forget three classics:
- The General, with Buster Keaton (1926).
- Union Pacific, with Barbara Stanwyck and Joel McCrea and directed by Cecil B. DeMille (1939 — perhaps the greatest year in film production history)
- The Great Locomotive Chase, with Fess Parker. Filmed in Cinemascope (1956).
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Re: Favorite train movie

Post by Fender » Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:43 pm

Fred_V wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:18 am
"The Train" with Burt Lancaster. Great train shots. No quote sticks out for me.
I guess the quote for this movie would be “ten francs is ten francs!” (A coin was used to sabotage the oil flow to the rod bearing to delay the trainload of art.)
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