Runaway Train Movie Review 1985

Information and Film Reviews for Runaway Train the Movie

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2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

A tough jailbird and his sidekick break out of the hoosegow and find themselves trapped aboard a brakeless freight train heading for certain derailment in northwestern Canada. Harrowing existential action drama based on a screenplay by Akira Kurosawa. Voight is superb.

Distribution

MGM Home Entertainment, 2500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-6061, Phone: (310)449-3000, Fax: (310)449-3100, URL: http://www.mgmhomevideo.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 112 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adventure Drama, Trains, Men in Prison, Great Escapes, Escaped Cons, Alaska
Screenplay
Andrei Konchalovsky, Djordje Milicevic, Edward (Eddie) Bunker, Paul Zindel
Cast
Edward (Eddie) Bunker, Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, John P. Ryan, T.K. Carter, Kenneth McMillan, John Bloom
Cinematography
Alan Hume
Director
Andrei Konchalovsky
Music
Trevor Jones
Producer
Cannon Films

Awards

Golden Globes 1986: Actor--Drama (Voight).

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