Filmed amid the actual bombed out ruins of Frankfurt and Berlin after World War II, this film recounts the dangerous attempts to unify Germany as four post-war heroes from Britain, France, Russia and the U.S. battle die-hard Nazis to rescue an anti-fascist German statesman.
An overnight train trip through Europe becomes a profoundly unsettling odyssey for an English businessman sharing a compartment with a beautiful young American and an imperious Viennese dowager.
Having not spoken to each other in a year, three American brothers set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other. The brothers wanted to regain their friendship of each other. Their "spiritual quest, " however, veers rapidly off-course -- thanks in part to over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray. Eventually the three find themselves stranded alone in the middle of the desert...
A recreation of the dramatic 19th century train robbery masterminded by Edward Pierce. He was the first man in history to rob a moving train, and he and his accomplices got away with a fortune in gold.
This true-life historical adventure is based upon a real incident in the American Civil War. It is the story of the heroic Yankee soldiers known as the Andrews Raiders who commandeered an incredible plot to cripple the railroad system of the Confederacy and break the back of the Civil War.
"Neal Page is an advertising executive who just wants to fly home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his family. But all Neal Page gets is misery. Misery named Del Griffith -- a loud-mouthed, but nevertheless lovable, salesman who leads Neal on a cross-country, wild goose chase that keeps Neal from tasting his turkey"--Container.
Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive.
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A nice, tweedy old English woman disappears from her compartment on a European train. A young woman who wonders why becomes frantic when everyone tells her there never was such a person. A young man comes to her aid and they solve a criss-cross puzzle of espoinage, counter-espionage and attempted assassination.
10) Union Pacific
"Jeff Butler, overseer of the Union Pacific's construction, finds a network of schemers bent on sabotage. Most prominent are gamblers Sid Campeau, Jack Cordray and Dick Allen. Dick is a forrmer pal of Jeff's, but their relationship changes as they fight over the railroad and over Mollie Monahan, the railroad's spirited postmistress." -- Container.
A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Scranton, 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 chase down one million tons of hurtling steel and prevent an epic disaster.
American combat pilot Col. Joseph Ryan (Sinatra) is shot down over Nazi-controlled Italy and joins U.S. and English WWII troops in a prison camp during the summer of 1943. Given the insulting nickname "Von Ryan" because he initially seems more concerned with surviving than escaping, the colonel eventually leads Allied prisoners, as their new top ranking officer, in a daredevil race for freedom by commandeering an entire German freight train bound...