Movies about trains

List of the best movies about trains selected by visitors to our site: The Midnight Meat Train, Source Code, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, The Commuter, Murder on the Orient Express, Train, Stag Night, The 15:17 to Paris, What Men Talk About 3, Unstoppable.

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The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CharactersPhotographers, Cannibals, Serial killers
PlotSuccess, Obsession, Pursuit
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Disturbing, Tense, Serious

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.

Source Code (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
PlotTime travel, Love, Body exchange, Death, Fate
PlaceTrains, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Smart, Disturbing, Tense

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 Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersTerrorists, Police, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Hostage
PlaceTrains, New York, Helicopters
StyleFor men, Action, Heavy, Disturbing, Twisted plot

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.

The Commuter (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersSnipers, FBI, Musicians, Hired assassins
PlotMartial Arts, Money, Experiments, Mystery, Investigation
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Heavy, Tense

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.

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryMalta, USA
CharactersDogs, Killers, Lawyers, Cooks, Detectives
PlotTime travel, Abduction, Revenge, Snow, Money
PlaceTrains, Mountains
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

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

Train (2008)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersSoldier, Serial killers
PlotGambling, Survival
PlaceTrains, Party
StyleFor men, Heavy, Disturbing, Serious

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.

Stag Night (2008)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller

Four guys on a bachelor party get off the subway at a station that shut down in the 70's and, after watching a transit cop get brutally murdered, find themselves running for their lives beneath the streets of NY.

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, biography
CharactersTerrorists, Tourists, Soldier, Military, Single mothers
PlotOn real events, Vacation, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Trains, France, Paris, Berlin
StyleAction, Heavy, Disturbing, By books

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.

What Men Talk About 3 (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlaceTrains, Russia
StyleMakes me think, Twisted plot

This time Lesha, Slava, Kamil and Sasha go to St. Petersburg. And three of the four do not even know why they go there. But at some point it becomes clear that it does not matter - why. It is important that they go.

Unstoppable (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
CharactersLifeguards, Veterans, Partners
PlaceTrains, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men, Action, Disturbing

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.

Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Princesses, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Magic
PlaceTrains, Islands
StyleFor children, Exciting, Cute

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.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
PlotTime travel, Love, Lost memory, Depression, Jealousy
PlaceTrains, Office, USA
StyleWorth watching, Fascinating, To cry, Smart, Gloomy

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

Tickets (2005)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, United Kingdom
PlotTime travel
PlaceTrains, Italy

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.

The Girl on the Train (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersPsychiatrists, Lovers, Alcoholics
PlotTime travel, Love, Lost memory, Depression, Mental disorders
PlaceTrains, New York
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Tense, Twisted plot, Serious

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 Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CharactersMonkeys, Family, Friends, Bears, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Fight, Survival, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceJungle, Trains

In this exciting live-action adventure, young Mowgli, an orphan raised by wolves, is spotted by a scout for a giant circus. Accompanied by a cruel hunter and a snake charmer, the scout sets out to trap Mowgli. But with the help of Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther, little Mowgli leads the adults into his biggest and wildest adventure yet! A fun-filled movie every member of the family will enjoy.

Amélie (2001)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Germany
CharactersWaiters, Good people, Introverts
PlotLove, Success, Fate, Happiness, Loneliness
PlaceTrains, France, Paris
StyleTo cry, Touching, Fancy, Kind, Popular

At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own love story?

Metro (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama
PlaceTrains, Russia, Moscow

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.

The Hunger Games (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CharactersHeroes, Hunters
PlotMulti-part, Love, Revolution, Death, Survival
PlaceForest, Trains
StyleExciting, Dystopian, Disturbing

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. The world will be watching.

3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, adventure, western, crime
CharactersHorses, Police, Heroes, Sheriffs, Gangsters
PlotLove, Fight, Investigation, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Trains, Hotels, USA
StyleExciting, For men, Action, Heavy, Psychological problems

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.

Moebius (1996)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CharactersArchitects, Scientists
PlotTime travel, Political, Investigation, Loneliness, Intrigue
PlaceTrains, Metro
StyleExciting, Smart, Fancy

Deep within Buenos Aires's labyrinthine subway system, a train mysteriously disappears along with its 30 passengers. The subway officials are greatly troubled and call in topographer Daniel Pratt to help them find it. Unfortunately, the tunnels are so vast and complex, that Pratt needs his mentor Hugo Mistein to help him. Unfortunately, he too has vanished.