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 suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / with train, death, catastrophe, danger, mentor, dialogue, chase, violence, brutality and storytelling plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
train movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as train: Unstoppable (2010), Metro (2013), Train to Busan (2016), Runaway Train (1985), The Commuter (2018), Source Code (2011), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Transsiberian (2008), Last Passenger (2013), The Girl on the Train (2016).

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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, save the day, runaway train, race against time, determination, danger, partners, chases and races, characters in danger, unstoppable, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, survival, adventure, danger, tunnel, subway, chaos and mayhem, love triangle, hysteria, panic, chaos, confinement indoors ...
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: tense, suspense, emotional, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, train, quarantine, survival, father daughter relationship, violence, living dead, self sacrifice, runaway, brutality, pandemic ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, seoul
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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, rough, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: train, train ride, chases and races, criminal heroes, prison warden, wilderness, survival, secret hideout, save the day, adventure, race against time, prison escape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
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The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 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, exciting, tense, suspense, rough
Plot: train, conspiracy, destruction, deception, train wreck, fired from the job, telephone call, fight, blood, pistol, police, train station ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city
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Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, suspicion, save the day, terrorism, train, nuclear threat, imaginary, parallel universe ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois
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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: suspenseful, stylized, thought provoking, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, train, private detective, murder, train ride, whodunit, stabbing, crime, multiple suspects, avalanche, mysterious character, who done it ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: istanbul turkey, london, 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: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: train, travel, murder, crime, couples, couple relations, train ride, sexual tension, marital problem, dishonesty, drugs, heroin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, siberia, china
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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, negotiation, group of strangers, race against time, hostages, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, argentina
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The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: memory loss, police investigation, train, obsession, violence against women, psychology, psychiatrist, depression, mental illness, false accusation, infidelity, cheating wife ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa, london
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The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, plague, drug dealing, survival, save the day, isolation, terrorism, terrorist, train crash, race against time, government agency, one man army ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: sweden, europe, poland, new orleans
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Thomas & Friends (1984)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 11 min.
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, colourful, funny, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: train, adventure, friendship, island, best friends, parents and children, imaginary, family life, disorder, young heroes, puppets, friends ...
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Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, train, college, slasher, masked killer, psychopath, party, stalking, prank, revenge, danger, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
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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, realistic, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, chases and races, hijacking, danger, race against time, deadly, law enforcement, heroes, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
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The Lady Vanishes (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1938 classic. On the eve of the Second World War, a train carrying an assortment of passengers, pulls out of a small town in Bavaria. When one of the passengers, a kindly old lady, mysteriously disappears the other ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: train, investigation, missing person, spy, mystery, mind game, crimes, romance, dishonesty, danger, woman in danger, amateur detective ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1939
Place: germany, austria
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Breakheart Pass (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the height of the frontier era, a train races through the Rocky Mountains on a classified mission to a remote army post. But one by one the passengers are being murdered, and their only hope is the mysterious John Deakin, who's being ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, train ride, murder, investigation, undercover, army, prisoner, u.s. marshal, governor, amateur detective, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: utah, usa, ireland, california
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Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Genre: Action, 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, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, one man army, terrorism, nuclear threat, hijacking, terrorist, forced into action, vengeful fired employee, disgruntled, wrong place wrong time, killing off one by one ...
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, offbeat, sentimental, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: holocaust, deportation, train, village, coming out, forgery, friendship, anti semitism, optimism, social relations, gender, society ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: eastern europe, europe, palestine, germany, poland
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Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, banned film, brutal ...
Plot: murder, train, sadism, violence, woman in danger, sexual harassment, vengeance, danger, revenge, gory, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, germany, europe
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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, lsd, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, partners, criminal heroes, adventure, dishonesty, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
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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: futuristic, thought provoking, suspenseful, surreal, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, revolution, rebellion, survival, social differences, post apocalypse, resistance, snow, society, train, vestiges of humanity, social class ...
Time: future, 21st century
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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, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, race against time, rescue, terrorism, train explosion, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, runaway train, chases and races, secret agents, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
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Horror Express (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mysterious and unearthly deaths start to occur while Professor Saxton is transporting the frozen remains of a primitive humanoid creature he found in Manchuria back to Europe.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monk, train, monster, murder, expedition, creature, anthropologist, supernatural, mystery, zombie, alien, death ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, prehistory, 80s
Place: china, russia, siberia, england, asia ...
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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, realistic, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: train, politics, student, airplane, chance, destiny, couples, love and romance, infidelity, espionage, militant, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: poland, libya, europe, new jersey, tokyo ...
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Murder She Said (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Miss Marple believes she’s seen a murder in a passing by train yet when the police find no evidence she decides to investigate it on her own. Her inquisitions lead her to a mountain top. The first of four films starring Margaret Rutherford as Miss ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, train, investigation, murder, police investigation, strangulation, uncover truth, dishonesty, crime, who done it, law enforcement ...
Time: 1960s
Place: england
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA
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, snow, murder, doctor, justice, train, vengeance, suspect, stabbed to death, conspiracy, whodunit ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, pre world war two
Place: europe, alps, yugoslavia, mediterranean sea, istanbul turkey ...
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A Railway Station for Two (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Platon Ryabinin, a pianist, is traveling by train to a distant town of Griboedov to visit his father. He gets off to have lunch during a twenty minute stop at Zastupinsk railway station. He meets Vera, a waitress, after he refuses to pay her for the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, train, haunted by the past, nothing goes right, romance, down on your luck, disorder, false accusation, tragic love, station, chance meeting, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, soviet union
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Gunday (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: serious, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, love triangle, two man army, friendship, coal, train robbery, criminal heroes, love and romance, crime, romance, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
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The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
Genre: Action, 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: prodigy, adventure, train, cowboy, loneliness, train ride, adventurer, on the road, farm, parents and children, young heroes, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, usa, cross country, washington d.c., chicago illinois
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Shanghai Express (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: What happens when a glamorous express, with high government officials, wealthy merchants, concubines and a gang of brigands on board, speeds towards the small town of Hanshui, where escaping bank robbers, corrupt officials, and gamblers await? Well, ...
Style: humorous, stylized, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: train, martial arts, unlikely hero, save the day, cons and scams, heroes, chases and races, heist, crimes, master criminal, train ride, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
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