Runaway Train

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Runaway Train ★★★ 1985 (R)

A tough jailbird and his sidekick break out of the hoosegow and find themselves trapped aboard a brakeless freight train heading for certain derailment in northwestern Canada. Harrowing existential action drama based on a screenplay by Akira Kurosawa. Voight is superb. 112m/C VHS, DVD . Edward (Eddie) Bunker, Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, John P. Ryan, T.K. Carter, Kenneth McMillan, John Bloom; D: Andrei Konchalovsky; W: Andrei Konchalovsky, Djordje Milicevic, Edward (Eddie) Bunker, Paul Zindel; C: Alan Hume; M: Trevor Jones. Golden Globes '86: Actor—Drama (Voight).