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 suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious and interesting films and TV shows about / with train, railway, catastrophe, train travel, dialogue, danger, mentor, runaway, chase and storytelling plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
train movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as train: Unstoppable (2010), Snowpiercer (2013), Runaway Train (1985), Train to Busan (2016), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), Source Code (2011), The Girl on the Train (2016), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Transsiberian (2008).

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, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, runaway train, train crash, chase, race against time, save the day, disaster, determination, train wreck, train engineer, survival, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, north america, pittsburgh, california
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Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, tense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, train, distopia, revolution, future dystopia, rebellion, winter, social differences, snow, resistance, class struggle ...
Time: future, near future, 2030s, 21st century, year 2014 ...
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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, suspense, intense, road movie, realistic ...
Plot: train, survival, runaway train, prisoner, prison, disaster, wilderness, prison escape, violence, prison warden, crime gone awry, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
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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, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, virus, train, zombie attack, pandemic, zombie apocalypse, quarantine, father daughter relationship, survival horror, living dead ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: south korea, busan, korea, east asia, seoul
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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: road movie, touching, emotional, talky, humorous ...
Plot: train, dysfunctional family, introspection, journey, suicide attempt, reconciliation, complex characters, travel, eccentricity, train travel, grief, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, himalaya, asia, 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, suspense, captivating, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, train, changing the past or future, destiny, save the day, alternate reality, bomb, parallel universe, memory, race against time, courage ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, afghanistan
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The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, India
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, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, train, police investigation, murder, adultery, obsession, ex husband ex wife relationship, alcoholic, mental illness, psychology, memory loss, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, london, usa
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, artsy, non-linear, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, whodunit, train, snow, murder, vengeance, private detective, palestinian, justice, suspect, steam train ...
Time: 1930s, year 1934, 1920s, post world war one, pre world war two
Place: palestine, venice, alps, europe, istanbul turkey ...
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Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
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: twists and turns, suspense, thought provoking, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: whodunit, investigation, train, murder mystery, private detective, murder, multiple suspects, justice, crimes, railway, mystery, train travel ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new york, london, istanbul turkey, turkey, former yugoslavia ...
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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: suspense, twist ending, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: train, murder, travel, snow, drugs, murder mystery, death, crimes, couples, russian, drug smuggling, train travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, china, siberia, moscow russia
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The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany
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, suspense, tense, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, survival, plague, disaster, train crash, terrorism, race against time, quarantine, catastrophe, terrorist, military, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: geneva switzerland, poland, new orleans, europe, sweden ...
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The Train (1964)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: As the Allied forces approach Paris in August 1944, German Colonel Von Waldheim is desperate to take all of France's greatest paintings to Germany. He manages to secure a train to transport the valuable art works even as the chaos of retreat ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, cynical, bleak, tense ...
Plot: world war two, train, french resistance, war, sabotage, saboteur, art, german, art theft, railway, painting, nazi ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: france, paris france, germany, berlin germany, poland ...
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The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, China, Canada
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, train, deception, money, destruction, fight, train station, police, attempted murder, witness, fbi, train crash ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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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, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, train, hijacking, heist, crimes, chase, terrorism, brutality, police investigation, caper, survival, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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Silver Streak (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train. When he can find no one who will believe him, he starts doing some investigating of his own. But all that accomplishes ...
Style: funny, buddy movie, sexy, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: train, runaway train, black white relations, romance, false accusation, mistaken identity, crimes, buddy, death, gunfight, violence, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: kansas, los angeles, chicago illinois, california, colorado ...
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The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, train, terrorist, friendship, crimes, terrorist group, faith, military, wound, brutality, islamic terrorism, american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2015 ...
Place: paris france, france, portugal, san antonio texas, sacramento california ...
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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: suspense, humorous, thought provoking, funny, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorist, martial arts, railway, violent, adventure, military, disaster, lone hero, satellite, fight, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: colorado, pentagon, denver colorado, los angeles
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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, suspense, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, train, new year's eve, heist, buddy cop, happy ending, siblings relations, sibling relationship, buddies, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, disaster, survival, subway, flood, adventure, catastrophe, train, chaos, panic, love triangle, group of strangers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Chuggington (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 10 min.
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: kids, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: train, best friends, friendship, adventure, family, railway, train station, locomotive, train travel, youth, escapades, friends ...
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Horror Express (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 88 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: gothic, scary, macabre, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, train, creature, supernatural, murder, zombie, anthropologist, monk, alien, death, expedition, evil alien ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, prehistory
Place: siberia, china, russia, asia, england ...
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Europa (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An American, Leopold Kessler, goes to post-war Germany in 1945 to work as a railroad conductor for the Zentropa Rail Line instead of going into the Army because he feels its a more valuable thing to do for the state of the world. He meets Katharina ...
Style: surreal, bleak, gloomy, psychological, art house ...
Plot: train, world war two, terrorism, assassination, betrayal, idealism, against humanity, misfit, nazi, railway, suicide, employee ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, munich germany, europe, frankfurt germany
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.
Style: road movie, feel good, buddy movie, funny, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, road trip, holiday, train, airplane, snow, travel, on the road, railway, airport, comedy duo, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, touching, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: magic, witch, friendship, adventure, magical, fantasy world, school, chosen one, harry potter, wizards, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: year 1992, contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1981 ...
Place: england, europe, london
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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, entertaining, light, emotional, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lsd, train, friendship, chase, on the road, fbi, unlikely friendships, prison, adventure, partners, criminal heroes, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s, 90s
Place: oregon, san francisco, usa
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Thomas & Friends (1984)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 11 min.
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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, light, funny, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: train, adventure, best friends, island, friendship, family relations, family life, friends, young heroes, parents and children, disorder, friend ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2010s ...
Place: england, united kingdom, atlantic ocean, europe
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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, dramatic, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: world war two, train, escape, war, prison, prison escape, behind enemy lines, nazi, railway, prisoners of war, adventure, gunfight ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: italy, germany, new jersey, europe, switzerland ...
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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, suspense, tense, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, murder, indians, secret service, gunfight, u.s. marshal, prisoner, murder mystery, governor, crimes, track down, train travel ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, ireland, california, utah
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Narrow Margin (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Los Angeles District Attorney (Gene Hackman) is attempting to take an unwilling murder witness (Anne Archer) back to the United States from Canada to testify against a top-level mob boss. Frantically attempting to escape two deadly hit men sent to ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hitman, witness protection, testimony, police investigation, gangsters, organized crime, chase, district attorney, uncover truth, crimes, mafia ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
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Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, slasher, twists and turns ...
Plot: werewolf, train, vampire, destiny, supernatural, serial killer, card playing, ghost, good versus evil, murder, passenger, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: west indies, scottish highlands
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