Boxcar movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant boxcar movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, interesting, tense, harsh and touching films and TV shows about / with boxcar, train, drinking alcohol, drinking, death, dog, husband wife relationship, runaway, friendship and brutality plots mostly in Drama, War and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
boxcar movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as boxcar: Mr. Jones (2019), Flap (1970), The Chase (1966), The Journey of Natty Gann (1985), Emperor of the North (1973), Walking with the Enemy (2013), The Boxcar Children (2014), Mooch Goes to Hollywood (1974), Frosty the Snowman (1969), The Water Diviner (2014).

List of boxcar movies

Mr. Jones (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, UK, Ukraine
Duration: 141 min.
Story: In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent news about the catastrophe from getting out. ...
Plot: josef stalin, journalist, hunger, communism, journalism, genocide, cannibalism, soviet, suitcase, drug use, photograph, barter ...
Time: year 1933, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1935, year 1957
Place: ukraine, soviet union, moscow russia, russia, germany ...
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Flap (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Comedy based on the plight of modern Native Americans living on reservations.
Plot: native american, whiskey, rebellion, convention, sweetheart, district attorney, arizona desert, train, ambush, american indian, deception, explosion ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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The Chase (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Most everyone in town thinks that Sheriff Calder is merely a puppet of rich oil-man Val Rogers. When it is learned that local baddie Bubber Reeves has escaped prison, Rogers' son is concerned because he is having an affair with Reeves' ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: small town, infidelity, racism, escape, on the run, lynch mob, junkyard, house party, alcohol abuse, sheriff, manhunt, hate ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, united states, california ...
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The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: adventure, on the road, wolf, family, friendship, hopes, custody, against the odds, missing person, youth, great depression, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1935, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington state, colorado, california ...
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Emperor of the North (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Hobos encounter a sadistic railway conductor that will not let anyone "ride the rails" for free.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: homeless, great depression, drifter, underdog, society, social misfits, chases and races, rivalry, tough heroes, emperor, injustice, on the road ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: oregon, usa, turkey
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Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, danger, war, wartime life, concentration camp, defiant, life is a bitch, confined, world war two, betrayal, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1957 ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, russia, germany ...
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The Boxcar Children (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Guatemala, South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four orphaned and homeless siblings happen upon an abandoned boxcar, which, they furnish with all the comforts of home. Fearful that they will be sent to live with their grandfather they have never met, the children keep their new home a secret.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, family relations, in the woods, trust, secret, journey, children, friendship, society, child illness, eccentric family ...
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Deported Women of the SS Special Section (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young women in Nazi-occupied countries are packed onto a train and shipped off to a prison camp, where the sadistic commandant uses them as rewards for his lesbian guards and perverted and deviate troops.
Plot: sex slave, nazism, women's prison, castration, sexual harassment, lesbian, suffocation, blood, death by drowning, shaved head, head bashed in, nipples ...
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Mooch Goes to Hollywood (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A dog tries to become a canine star with the help of Zsa Zsa Gabor.
Plot: strip club, movie star, dog, polo, stripper, rolls royce, mansion, jeep, starlet, veterinarian, hollywood sign, goat ...
Place: beverly hills, malibu california
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Frosty the Snowman (1969)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A discarded silk top-hat becomes the focus of a struggle between a washed-up stage magician and a group of schoolchildren, after it magically brings a snowman to life. Realizing that newly-living Frosty will melt in spring unless he takes refuge in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, friendship, snowman, adventure, family, good versus evil, young heroes, unlikely partners, heroes, misfit, rescue ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 80s
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The Water Diviner (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: world war one, missing person, missing son, family drama, parents and children, redemption, escapades, promise, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, death of son, loss of son ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, year 1919
Place: australia, turkey, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, england
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To End All Wars (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on a real-life story, this drama focuses on a small group of Allied soldiers in Burma who are held captive by the Japanese. Capt. Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin), Lt. Jim Reardon (Kiefer Sutherland) and Maj. Ian Campbell (Robert Carlyle) are ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, harsh ...
Plot: jungle, corporal punishment, captivity, pow, war crime, escape, military, hopes, war, leadership, human spirit, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, year 1942, year 1943, 1940s
Place: japan, scotland, asia, india, thailand ...
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They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
Style: depressing, atmospheric, emotional, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: great depression, dancing, social decay, ambition, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, crimes, reward, down on your luck, depression, suicidal, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, santa monica california, california, chicago illinois, minneapolis minnesota ...
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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The German soldier Clemens Forel - determined to be reunited with his beloved family - makes a dramatic escape through bitter cold winters, desolate landscapes, and life threatening ventures from a Siberian labor camp after World War II. 8000 miles ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: adventure, gulag, world war two, survival, pow, captivity, getting home, confined, fugitives, human spirit, wehrmacht, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1949 ...
Place: ussr, russia, iran, tehran iran, siberia ...
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Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." Slaughterhouse-Five is an award-winning 1972 film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's novel of the same name. Director Hill faithfully renders for the screen Vonnegut's obsessive story ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, tense, serious, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, time travel, assassination, alien, sent to the future, family relations, space and aliens, imaginary, war, alien encounter, parents and children, grudge ...
Time: future, 20th century, 1900s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: new england, philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa, hiroshima japan ...
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: 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.
Style: touching, realistic, thought provoking, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, genocide, against humanity, ghetto, jewish, rescue, anti semitism, nazi, wartime, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1990s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, europe, central europe, israel
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The Professionals (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Professionals is a 1966 American Western film directed by Richard Brooks. A kidnap-rescue adventure set in about 1917, it features a small group of experts heading into Mexico to free the Mexican-born wife of a wealthy Texan from several hundred ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, kidnapping, old west, mercenary, chase, scout, adventure, escapades, partners, daring rescue, confined, missing person ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, california
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Roads to Koktebel (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A widowed aeronautics engineer, who has lost his job, travels with his son hopping freight trains from Moscow to Koktebel, a town by the Black Sea, to start a new life with the father's sister.
Style: psychological, sentimental, atmospheric, touching, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, hopes, human nature, family life, alcohol abuse, journey, father son relationship, on the road, death of mother, death of wife, boy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, crimea, ukraine, moscow russia, black sea
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I'm Not There. (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.
Style: realistic, serious, non-linear, stylized, meditative ...
Plot: music, actor, star, poet, african american, vietnam war, musician, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, hopes, performer's life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, london, woodstock ...
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Future War (1997)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A runaway human slave from Earth's future escapes to the present day.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, nun, dinosaur, cyborgs, space and aliens, fugitives, androids and robots, danger, martial arts, killer robot, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Dream Catcher (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An abandoned teen jumps a freight train in Philadelphia intent on reaching his uncle in Indiana, whom he believes will help him with financial difficulties including a pregnant girlfriend. In Ohio, he meets another homeless teen, who escorts him to ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, family relations, social misfits, life is a bitch, hopes, friends, drugs/alcohol, profanity, down on your luck, self discovery, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, oklahoma, philadelphia, salt lake city utah, st. louis missouri
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The Brain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: train, cat burglar, heist, disorder, cons and scams, adventure, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, partners ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, belgium, london, new york, paris france ...
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Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, wehrmacht, infantrymen, heroes, invasion, squad, nazism, german, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
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Boxcar Bertha (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on "Sister of the Road," the fictionalized autobiography of radical and transient Bertha Thompson as written by physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman, 'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a woman labor organizer in Arkansas during the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: crime, crimes, depression, on the road, romance, lovers on the run, chases and races, violence, storytelling, strong sexual content, justice, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1920s, 70s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, arkansas, memphis
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Big Bad Love (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Leon Barlow is struggling as a writer, and his personal life isn't much better. His unsympathetic ex-wife Marilyn doesn't approve of his visits with his two children, and he has problems with alcohol. Yet even when Leon ...
Style: rough, serious, surreal, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, tragic hero, unsupportive spouse, family problems, breakup, writer's life, hopes, life is a bitch, couples, estrangement, family in crisis, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, asia, vietnam, mississippi
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The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, life is a bitch, undercover, hidden identity, forbidden love, uncover truth, moral dilemma, survival, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: switzerland, hungary, germany, europe
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24 7: Twenty Four Seven (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience, starts trying to get the young people off the street and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, gloomy, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: boxing, idealism, juvenile delinquency, youth, lifestyle, contests and competitions, strong violent content, sexual content, deadend life, profanity, society, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: england, europe, wales, cornwall, new jersey
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Blue Ridge Fall (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a boy kills his father he must turn to his frinds to cover his tracks with tests their loyality and friendship.
Style: serious, realistic, tense
Plot: high school, friendship, murder, deadly, life is a bitch, buddies, friends, kids in trouble, social relations, small town, high school life, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
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