Train movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant train movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting and clever films and TV shows about / with train, death, catastrophe, danger, train travel, chase, mentor, train ride, storytelling and murder plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
train movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as train: Unstoppable (2010), Snowpiercer (2013), Metro (2013), Train to Busan (2016), Flashback (1990), Runaway Train (1985), The Commuter (2018), Source Code (2011), The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009), Murder on the Orient Express (2017).

List of train movies

Unstoppable (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: serious, disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, runaway train, chase, race against time, train crash, save the day, helicopter, danger, determination, partners, chases and races, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california
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Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: 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.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, futuristic, allegory, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, revolution, post apocalypse, rebellion, survival, social differences, train, resistance, snow, society, distopia, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, near future, 2010s ...
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Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, train, subway, danger, survival, adventure, asthma, chaos, flood, love triangle, hysteria, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Train to Busan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 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…
Style: suspense, tense, emotional, touching, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, pandemic, survival horror, zombie attack, train, quarantine, survival, living dead, train crash, self sacrifice ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, busan, east asia, seoul
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Flashback (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, lsd, criminal heroes, adventure, partners, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
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Runaway Train (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense, intense ...
Plot: train, chases and races, train ride, prison warden, wilderness, survival, secret hideout, race against time, save the day, adventure, prison escape, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
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The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, China, Canada, Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 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.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, tense, rough ...
Plot: conspiracy, train, runaway train, deception, destruction, fbi, money, witness, fight, attempted murder, blood, gun ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, captivating, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, bomb, destiny, save the day, race against time, terrorism, nuclear threat, alternate reality, imaginary, precognition ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
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The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.
Style: touching, exciting, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, train, prodigy, cowboy, loneliness, train travel, adventurer, train ride, farm, parents and children, on the road, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois
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The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 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.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, hijacking, train, race against time, ransom, crimes, wrong place wrong time, group of criminals, underground, save the day, confined, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: surprise ending, artsy, suspense, non-linear, road movie
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, whodunit, murder, train, agatha christie, vengeance, snow, justice, steam train, doctor, professor ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, year 1934, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: europe, venice, alps, mediterranean sea, jerusalem ...
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Thomas & Friends (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Thomas & Friends is a British children's television series, which had its first broadcast on the ITV network on 4 September 1984. It is based on The Railway Series of books by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry and his son, Christopher Awdry. These ...
Style: humorous, funny, colourful, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: train, adventure, friendship, island, best friends, puppet, young heroes, family relations, parents and children, friends, family life, disorder ...
Time: 1990s, 2020s, 21st century, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: england, united kingdom, europe, atlantic ocean
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Chuggington (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Chuggington is a British computer-animated television series for children produced by Ludorum plc and on the BBC children's channel CBeebies in the UK and Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the US and other 175 territories throughout the world.
Style: humorous, colourful, light, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, toddlers
Plot: train, friendship, best friends, getting along, family, adventure, friends, imaginary, escapades, train ride, youth, train travel ...
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Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, one man army, on the run, save the day, undercover, hostages, danger, race against time, hostage, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico
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Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 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.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, stylized, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, whodunit, train ride, murder mystery, train, private detective, train travel, multiple suspects, murder, stabbing, crime, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935, 70s
Place: new york, istanbul turkey, turkey, balkan, former yugoslavia ...
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Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, confined, danger, race against time, save the day, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
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Final Run (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Grand Royale is a new high-tech passenger train with a computerized engine. On its maiden voyage, it suffers a severe technical failure, killing the controller and gradually increasing its already high speed, at the rate of 2 more miles per ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: train, runaway train, rescue, androids and robots, adventure, crimes, escapades, danger, forces of nature, rivalry, confined, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, terrorist, runaway train, terrorism, nuclear threat, one man army, heroes, hijacking, u.s. air force, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pentagon, denver colorado, colorado, los angeles
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Train of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium, Netherlands, Israel, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: holocaust, deportation, train, village, world war two, forgery, anti semitism, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), anti hero, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: eastern europe, europe, central europe, palestine, germany ...
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The Last Train (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action, Drama, Western
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three old man, a little boy training to protect an old patrimony, La "33", the last train.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: train, obsessive quest, filmmaking, escapades, danger, child, small town, solidarity, adventure, countryside, small town life, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: uruguay, brazil, argentina
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Murder on the Orient Express (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Agatha Christie's classic whodunit speeds into the twenty-first century. World-famous sleuth Hercule Poirot has just finished a case in Istanbul and is returning home to London onboard the luxurious Orient Express. But, the train comes to a ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: murder, train, private detective, revenge, conspiracy, riddles and clues, investigation, mysterious character, mystery, on the road, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, belgrade
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Illusive Tracks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Christmas 1945. In a train from Stockholm to Berlin are a motley collection. It is the failure of the author Gunnar who wants to leave his old life and make a contribution in Berlin; physician Henry who plan to marry Marie and likewise Henry's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, stylized, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, train, infidelity, group of strangers, crimes, mysterious character, mystery, passenger, dark humor, danger, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: berlin germany, europe, germany, sweden, eastern europe
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Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: runaway train, train, bio weapon, race against time, secret agents, rescue, terrorism, train explosion, one man army, save the day, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, vienna, hong kong
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Von Ryan's Express (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Von Ryan's Express stars Frank Sinatra as a POW colonel who leads a daring escape from Nazi Germany by taking over a freight train, but he has to win over the British soldiers he finds himself commanding.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, escape, world war two, prison, behind enemy lines, pow, war, adventure, confined, fugitives, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: switzerland, italy, germany, europe, milan italy ...
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The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 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", ...
Style: talky, touching, humorous, road movie, emotional ...
Plot: introspection, dysfunctional family, train, suicide attempt, reconciliation, on the road, train ride, journey, grief, train travel, sibling relationship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, himalaya, new york
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Transsiberian (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: travel, murder, train, tourist, crime, couples, train travel, train ride, crimes, sexual tension, dishonesty, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, china, siberia, moscow russia
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Blind Chance (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: train, destiny, politics, chance, student, airplane, self discovery, espionage, love and romance, polish, militant, couples ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: poland, libya, europe, new jersey, tokyo ...
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Ghost Train (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On her way to school, high school girl Nana sees a train accident. Then Nana and her friend Kanae start to come across various bizarre phenomena, including red fingerprints and a female spirit who 'lives' on the station platform. One day, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, mind bending
Plot: ghost, train, supernatural, missing person, friendship, danger, gory, past, violence, supernatural ability, spirit, ticket ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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Sin Nombre (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set on the border, where Mexico becomes the crucible and the fearsome gangs of today’s Mexican countryside, the gauntlet, to freedom. The stories of a girl living in Honduras and hungering for a brighter future, and two teen gang members, for whom ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, immigrants, hopes, social problems, family reunited, illegal immigration, train, corpse, rape, lifestyle change, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, guatemala, central america, new jersey ...
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Last Passenger (2013)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Independent British thriller starring Dougray Scott and Kara Tointon. Lewis (Scott), an overworked doctor, is on his way home from London with his young son Max (Joshua Kaynama). Clearly exhausted from his work, Lewis decides to take a nap on the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, train, danger, confined, vengeance, family relations, chases and races, group of strangers, negotiation, race against time, hostages, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, argentina
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