Train robbery movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant train robbery movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, cult film and humorous films and TV shows about / with train robbery, train, gang, gunfight, heist, vengeance, criminal, gun, murder and robbery plots mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as train robbery: The Great Train Robbery (1978), The Great Train Robbery (2013), Money Train (1995), The Ridiculous 6 (2015), Kill or Be Killed (2015), A Cop (1972), Tough Guys (1986), Cat Ballou (1965), The Pale Door (2020), Bad Girls (1994).

List of train robbery movies

The Great Train Robbery (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.
Style: intense, talky, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, train robbery, robbery, gold, suspense, betrayal, british, gangsters, train travel, master criminal, unlikely criminals, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 70s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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The Great Train Robbery (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Two-part BBC drama portraying The Great Train Robbery of 8 August 1963. The first part shows it from the point of view of the robbers, and the second part from the point of view of the police who set out to identify and catch the robbers.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: train robbery, heist, train, criminal heroes, law enforcement, partners, group of criminals, friends, conspiracy, organized crime, mafia, post war ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: england, britain, europe, scotland, scotland yard
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Money Train (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Style: humorous, melancholic, intense, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, train robbery, heist, buddy cop, new year's eve, perfect crime, happy ending, suspense, siblings relations, sibling relationship, criminal heroes, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Ridiculous 6 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When his long-lost outlaw father returns, Tommy "White Knife" Stockburn goes on an adventure-filled journey across the Old West with his five brothers.
Style: parody, ridiculous, funny, entertaining, satirical ...
Plot: bank robbery, train robbery, gunfight, stupidity, brothers, justice, chase, mentor, stereotypes, indians, runaway, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
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Kill or Be Killed (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the autumn of 1900, outlaw Claude Barbee puts his 'retirement plan' in action, attempting to lead his train-robbing gang across Texas to recover a cash stash hidden after a botched railroad heist.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: train robbery, old west, criminal, gang, supernatural, supernatural power, chase, vengeance, killings, creature, supernatural ability, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, texas
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A Cop (1972)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Commissaire Edouard Coleman is a Paris police chief whose life investigating violent crimes has left him despondent. After beginning an affair with a beautiful but cold woman named Cathy, he befriends her boyfriend, Simon, a local nightclub owner. ...
Style: neo noir, visually appealing, cynical, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, french police, heist, bank, helicopter, train robbery, criminal, corruption, robbery, bank robbery, driver ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, prison, aging, police investigation, unlikely friendships, partners, odd couple, nothing goes right, dishonesty, elderly, stalking, buddies ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1956
Place: california, new jersey, mexico
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Cat Ballou (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.
Style: funny, melancholic, harsh, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: revenge, murder, female protagonist, vengeance, redemption, ranch, justice, twists and turns, culture clash, rescue, hitman, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: wyoming
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The Pale Door (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Dalton gang escape to a nearby town after a train robbery goes south, but they are met by a coven of witches with sinister plans for the unsuspecting outlaws.
Style: captivating, scary, bleak, dark
Plot: witch, cowboy, brothel, occult, suspense, outlaw gang, train robbery, church, violence, seductress, cult, sex scene ...
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Bad Girls (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four former harlots try to leave the wild west (Colorado, to be exact) and head north to make a better life for themselves. Unfortunately someone from Cody's past won't let it happen that easily.
Style: erotic, sexy, melancholic, light, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: female protagonist, prostitution, prostitute, old west, gang rape, cowgirl, brothel, ranch, women, horse, strong female lead, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: texas, new orleans, usa, colorado, oregon
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Red Sun (1971)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ancient Japanese sword is robbed by gangsters from the Japanese ambassador while he is traveling through west America. The embassador's bodyguard, a samurai, goes after them with the help of one of the gang leaders who was betrayed by his ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, samurai, katana, cowboy, heist, martial arts, medieval, female nudity, train, cult, woman with a gun, desert ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico
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The Long Riders (1980)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.
Style: tense, factual, harsh, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: outlaw gang, gunfight, bank robbery, civil war, moral ambiguity, visceral, sibling relationship, destiny, family relations, rivalry, obsessive quest, bounty hunter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: missouri, texas, minnesota
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The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: controversial, intense, disturbing, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gunfight, mexican revolution, on the run, violent, heist, robbery, friendship, gangsters, bounty hunter, suspense, civil war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, arizona, latin america, yuma arizona
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Train for Durango (1968)
Genre: Western, Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 2 buddy adventurers witness a train-robbery and are then hunting the robbed gold and they also robbed Helen.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: mexican revolution, gold, train robbery, false identity, love, soldier, horse riding, safe, buddy, bandit, car, frenchwoman ...
Time: year 1900
Place: mexico
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Gunday (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Based in Calcutta during its most unsettled times in the 1970s, the film deals with the inseparable life of Bikram and Bala. The story of 2 boys, boys who became refugees. Refugees who became gun couriers. Gun Couriers who became coal bandits, coal ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, gangsters, friendship, train robbery, rivalry, love and romance, escapades, fall in love, suspense, two man army, coal, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
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Frenchie King (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.
Style: funny, semi serious, realistic, parody
Plot: female gunfighter, female fight, beauty, women, woman with a gun, strong female lead, girl fight, lone wolves, gang, criminal heroes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: texas
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A Long Ride from Hell (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mike Sturges and his younger brother, Roy, are sentenced to Yuma Penitentiary on a trumped-up train robbery charge. Both endure cruel treatment before Mike escapes to extract revenge on their enemies.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: train robbery, revenge, prison, stolen gold, escaped prisoner, corrupt sheriff, deputy, wrongful conviction, torture, outlaw gang, saloon girl, gunfight ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
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Alive or Preferably Dead (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers, Monty and Ted, will inherit $300,000 if they manage to live together for six months.
Plot: train robbery, stagecoach, ransom demand, lgbtq, bank, arms smuggling, presumed dead, inheritance, clumsiness, brawl, house fire, fistfight ...
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The Anonymous Heroes (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A perennial Chang Cheh favorite, Anonymous Heroes focuses on two vagabond brothers, Meng Kang (David Chiang) and Tieh (Ti Lung) who, in the search for fame and fortune, join in a rebellion against a provincial general. Used to shaking down local ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, train robbery, revolution, republican era china, gunfight, railway, warlord, arms deal, heroic bloodshed, fight, sacrifice ...
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Robbery (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off.
Style: noir, british noir
Plot: heist, car chase, railway, robbery, criminal, train, train robbery, chase, gangsters, caper, escape, criminal gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, new york, london
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The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, kidnapping, train robbery, exploitation, mafia, disorder, gang, goofy hero, criminal's revenge, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
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Thick as Thieves (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A master thief recruits a notorious thief to help him steal two famous Faberge eggs from an impenetrable vault in an effort to pull off one final job and repay his debt to the Russian mob.
Style: exciting, clever, tricky, absurd, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, master criminal, con men, betrayal, caper, creativity, chase, police investigation, one last job, organized crime, suspense ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, touching, talky, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: rabbi, friendship, culture clash, fish out of water, old west, jewish, happy ending, partners, heist, disorder, polish, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 50s, 1850s
Place: california, poland, san francisco, philadelphia, pennsylvania ...
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Red Fighter (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a bloody massacre vows revenge on his attackers and on the men who killed his wife.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, ambiguous ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, native american, vengeance, small town, rescue, old west, one against many, racism, one man army, train, massacre, navajo indian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
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At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the Russian Civil War, a loyal Red, Shilov, must prove he is at home among strangers as he attempts to recapture a shipment of gold that he was supposed to deliver to Moscow. Needed as a means of buying food for the people, the gold Shilov ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian civil war, false accusation, gang, gypsy, escapades, mole, officer, patriotism, frame up, friendship, conscience, interwar period ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
Place: russia
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Kamen Rider Den-O The Movie: I’m Born! (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: With Gaoh having stolen the DenLiner and trapping the Imagins onboard, Ryotaro and Hana find themselves trapped in the year 2000 where they meet Ryotaro’s younger self, but Ryotaro is slowly forgetting everything having to do with Den-O! As Gaoh ...
Style: exciting, captivating, futuristic
Plot: kamen rider, time travel, super strength, superhero, heisei era, good versus evil, changing the past or future, showdown, power rangers, superhero team, warrior, body transformation ...
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Prisoner of Rio (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, UK, Brazil, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the great train robber Ronald Biggs.
Plot: runaway, train robbery, exile, burglar, theft, scot, thief, bank robber, prison escape, kilt, scottish accent, bagpipes
Time: 60s
Place: rio de janeiro, scotland yard
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Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, sexy, tense ...
Audience: teens, manly, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, chase, car, car race, favela, street racing, gang, organized crime, on the run, freedom, twists and turns ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: brazil, tokyo, latin america, rio de janeiro, monaco ...
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Colour It Yellow (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits ...
Style: inspirational, serious, entertaining, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: politics, sikh, rebelliousness, patriotism, coming of age, courage, society, state affairs, corruption, filmmaker, friends, dancing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, new delhi, asia, london, delhi
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: atmospheric, cerebral, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, suspense, criminal, vengeance, depression, jesse james, sheriff, rivalry, revenge, violence, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1890s
Place: missouri, canada, kentucky, usa, kansas city ...
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