Movies about the railway

Movies about the railway
List of the best films about the railway according to visitors: The Lone Ranger, Source Code, Snowpiercer, Murder on the Orient Express, Train to Busan, Murder on the Orient Express, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, Schindler's List, Immortality Corridor, Water for Elephants.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, donning a mask and riding a white stallion named Silver, teams up with Tonto to bring the unscrupulous gang and others of that ilk to justice.

Source Code (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration01:33

Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables him to experience the final 8 minutes of another person's life. Colter re-lives the train incident over and over again, gathering more clues each time. But can he discover who is responsible for the attack before the next one happens?

Snowpiercer (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountrySouth Korea, Czech Republic
Duration02:06

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Malta
Duration01:39

Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.

Train to Busan (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, action, drama, cartoon
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:43

Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…

Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Duration02:08

In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:42

Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

Schindler's List (1993)
Markimdb: 9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:15

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

Immortality Corridor (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:00

Yesterday's Leningrad schoolgirl Masha Yablochkina, after a fierce blockade winter of 1941-1942, comes to the railway courses hoping to survive and gain strength. From there, the girl is sent to the construction of the Shlisselburg highway, which connects the city with the mainland and is in direct sight of German artillery. So the heroine gets into the 48th locomotive column of the special reserve NKPS, which, at the cost of the deadly risk, will have to deliver 75% of all cargo and military equipment to Leningrad.

Water for Elephants (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.

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3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the "3:10 to Yuma", a train that will take the killer to trial.

The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, short
CountryUSA, France, India
Duration01:32

Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", however, veers rapidly off-course (due to events involving over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray).

The Commuter (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, China, Canada
Duration01:55

A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.

The Girl on the Train (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

Stranded (2015)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy
CountrySpain
Duration02:09

The last train travel of the year from Barcelona to Madrid, suddenly stops by a voltage drop in the middle of nowhere during a fierce snowstorm. Because of the peculiarity of its passengers, will begin to emerge hilarious conflicts between them.

Trans-Siberian Express (1977)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama
CountrySoviet Union

An espionage thriller set aboard the train of the title. A group of agents try to thwart the Japanese-Soviet trade agreement by assassinating a Japanese businessman.

Runaway Train (1985)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. One was a college student, one was a martial arts enthusiast and airman first class in the U.S. Air Force, and the other was a member of the Oregon National Guard, and all three pals proved fearless as they charged and ultimately overpowered the gunman after he emerged from a bathroom armed and ready to kill.

The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:34

The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she analyzes Leon's work and asks him to improve the quality of his photos. During the night, the upset Leon decides to wander on the streets taking pictures with his camera, and he follows three punks down to the subway station; when the gang attacks a young woman, Leon defends her and the guys move on. On the next morning, Leon discovers that the woman is missing. He goes to the police station, but Detective Lynn Hadley does not give much attention to him and discredits his statement. Leon becomes obsessed to find what happened with the stranger and he watches the subway station. When he sees the elegant butcher Mahogany in the train, Leon believes he might be a murderer and stalks him everywhere, in the beginning of his journey to the darkness.

Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. More problems arise when Doc falls for pretty schoolteacher Clara Clayton, and Marty tangles with Buford Tannen.

The Train Has Stopped (1982)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:36

In this drama with socio-political nuances, a heroic engineer is able to save the passengers on his train from injury or death by sacrificing his own life when his locomotive crashes. An investigator Ermakov and journalist Malinin are both involved in the story of the crash but from two different angles: the investigator wants to find out why it happened, the journalist wants to laud the heroism of the dead engineer.

Tickets (2005)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, United Kingdom
Duration01:49

A train travels across Italy toward Rome. On board is a professor who daydreams a conversation with a love that never was, a family of Albanian refugees who switch trains and steal a ticket, three brash Scottish soccer fans en route to a match, and a complaining widow traveling to a memorial service for her late husband who's accompanied by a community-service volunteer who's assisting her. Interactions among these Europeans turn on class and nationalism, courtesy and rudeness, and opportunities for kindness.

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, family, western, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.

The Bra (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGermany, Azerbaijan

The Bra tells the story of the lonely and soon to be pensioned train driver Nurlan. On his last day of work his train hits a clothes line and snags a white bra with blue dots with it. Determined to find the owner, Nurlan leaves no stone unturned and embarks on a dazzling journey through the neighbourhoods of Baku, trying to convince as many women as possible to try on the lost bra.

Money Train (1995)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

When a vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares, his foster brother—a fellow cop—tries to protect him.

Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryGermany
Duration01:53

An orphan boy in search of his origin. A young princess held prisoner in deadly Dragon City. Jim and his friend Luke discovering mysterious lands on the quest of a lifetime.

Train out of schedule (1985)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:20

Train driver suddenly felt sick and train itself is not quite fine. Without a driver it runs unstoppable and now it's passengers are who should save a train and their own lives.

The Aristocats (1970)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:18

When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children -- Bonfamille's prize family of domesticated house cats -- the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the heirs, leaving them out on a country road. All seems lost until the wily Thomas O'Malley Cat and his jazz-playing alley cats come to the Aristocats's rescue.

Railroad Tigers (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, military, history
CountryChina
Duration01:54

A railroad worker in China in 1941 leads a team of freedom fighters against the Japanese in order to get food for the poor.

The Last Samurai (2003)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration02:34

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.




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