Movies about trains

Movies about trains
List of the best movies about trains selected by visitors to our site: Source Code, The Commuter, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, Murder on the Orient Express, Snowpiercer, The Midnight Meat Train, Unstoppable, Immortality Corridor, The Girl on the Train, The 15:17 to Paris.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
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?

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Unstoppable (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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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).

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.

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.

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:40

A passenger train has been hijacked by an electronics expert and turned into an untraceable command center for a weapons satellite. He has planned to blow up Washington DC and only one man can stop him, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback.

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.

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.

Metro (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:12

Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and virtually crushed after an aging tunnel collapses. Amongst this band of survivors is softly spoken surgeon Andrey (Sergei Puskepalis), whose wife is having an affair with the conceited businessman Vlad (Anatoly Beliy). Fate brings these two men together on the same doomed train, but there is little time to resolve their differences, as the tunnel begins to quickly fill with water, forcing them to work together with the others and find a way back to the surface.

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.

Shanghai Express (1932)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

A beautiful temptress re-kindles an old romance while trying to escape her past during a tension-packed train journey.

Broken Arrow (1996)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them back. Traversing the deserted canyons of Utah, Hale teams with park ranger Terry Carmichael to put Deakins back in his box.

Express 'Moscow-Russia' (2014)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration01:24

This is a story about a guy who is willing to sell the soul, just to dial million views for your videos on YouTube. On the way to his goal, he turns into a fast train "Moscow - Vladivostok», where faced with an American actress, suffering aerophobia. On the way strangers expect such adventures that they lag behind the train that trying to catch up, moving our unpredictable and fabulous Mother Russia - After each of them need to be in Vladivostok exactly 7 days - for reasons which they carefully conceal from each other.

Strangers on a Train (1951)
Duration01:41

A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder...a theory that he plans to implement.

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.

The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:36

On a train headed for England a group of travelers is delayed by an avalanche. Holed up in a hotel in a fictional European country, young Iris befriends elderly Miss Froy. When the train resumes, Iris suffers a bout of unconsciousness and wakes to find the old woman has disappeared. The other passengers ominously deny Miss Froy ever existed, so Iris begins to investigate with another traveler and, as the pair sleuth, romantic sparks fly.

Train (2008)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

This new Train tells the tale of an American wrestling team who board a train that just so happens to be used as a supermarket for organ harvesters.

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.

Emperor of the North Pole (1973)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

Hobos encounter a sadistic railway conductor that will not let anyone "ride the rails" for free.

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.

D-Railed (2018)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA

Passengers on a murder mystery train that crashes into a river must decide whether to risk waiting for help in the wreckage or take their chances in the murky depths below.

Advantages of Travelling by Train (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, crime
CountrySpain, France

After interning her insane husband in a remote psychiatric hospital, book editor Helga Pato returns home by train, where she meets a mysterious man who identifies himself as a psychiatrist.




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