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Runaway Train (film)

Index Runaway Train (film)

Runaway Train is a 1985 American independent thriller film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky and starring Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay and John P. Ryan. [1]

75 relations: Academy Award for Best Actor, Academy Award for Best Film Editing, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Academy Awards, Akira Kurosawa, Alan Hume, Alaska, Alaska Railroad, ALCO MRS-1, American Cinema Editors, Anaconda, Montana, Andrei Konchalovsky, Antonio Vivaldi, At the Movies (U.S. TV series), British Board of Film Classification, Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railway, Cannes Film Festival, Character actor, Danny Trejo, Deer Lodge, Montana, Dennis Franz, Edward Bunker, Electro-Motive Diesel, EMD F-unit, EMD F7, EMD F9, EMD GP38-2, EMD GP40-2, EMD GP7, Eric Roberts, Golden Globe Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Hank Worden, Hideo Oguni, Independent film, John Bloom (actor), John P. Ryan, Jon Voight, Kenneth McMillan (actor), Kill switch, Kyle T. Heffner, Limited release, Los Angeles, Menahem Golan, Michael Phillips (critic), Motion Picture Sound Editors, Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad, Paul Zindel, ..., Port Harbor Railroad, Portage Glacier, Portage, Anchorage, Railroad engineer, Rebecca De Mornay, Red Beard, Richard III (play), Roger Ebert, Rotten Tomatoes, Runaway train, Ryūzō Kikushima, T. K. Carter, The Cannon Group, Inc., The Criterion Collection, The New York Times, Thriller film, Time Out (magazine), Tom Lister Jr., Trevor Jones (composer), Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, Whittier, Alaska, Wide release, William Shakespeare, Yoram Globus, 1986 Cannes Film Festival. Expand index (25 more) »

Academy Award for Best Actor

The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Academy Award for Best Film Editing

The Academy Award for Best Film Editing is one of the annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (often referred to as the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor) is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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Akira Kurosawa

was a Japanese film director and screenwriter, who directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years.

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Alan Hume

Alan Hume, (16 October 1924 – 13 July 2010) was an English cinematographer.

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Alaska

Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.

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Alaska Railroad

The Alaska Railroad is a Class II railroad which extends from Seward and Whittier, in the south of the state of Alaska, in the United States, to Fairbanks (passing through Anchorage), and beyond to Eielson Air Force Base and Fort Wainwright in the interior of that state.

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ALCO MRS-1

The ALCO MRS-1 is a type of diesel-electric locomotive built by the American Locomotive Company (ALCO) for the United States Army Transportation Corps (USATC).

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American Cinema Editors

Founded in 1950, American Cinema Editors (ACE) is an honorary society of film editors that are voted in based on the qualities of professional achievements, their education of others, and their dedication to editing.

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Anaconda, Montana

Anaconda, county seat of Deer Lodge County, which has a consolidated city-county government, is located in southwestern Montana of the United States.

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Andrei Konchalovsky

Andrei Sergeyevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky (Андре́й Серге́евич Михалко́в-Кончало́вский; born August 20, 1937) is a Russian film director, film producer and screenwriter.

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Antonio Vivaldi

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (4 March 1678 – 28 July 1741) was an Italian Baroque musical composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric.

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At the Movies (U.S. TV series)

At the Movies (originally Siskel & Ebert & the Movies, and later At the Movies with Ebert and Roeper) is a movie review television program produced by Disney-ABC Domestic Television in which two film critics share their opinions of newly released films.

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British Board of Film Classification

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), previously the British Board of Film Censors, is a non-governmental organization, founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films exhibited at cinemas and video works (such as television programmes, trailers, adverts, public Information/campaigning films, menus, bonus content etc.) released on physical media within the United Kingdom.

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Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railway

The Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railway is a short line railroad in the U.S. state of Montana which was founded in 1892.

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Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Festival (Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.

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Character actor

A character actor or character actress is a supporting actor who plays unusual, interesting, or eccentric characters.

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Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo (born May 16, 1944) is a Mexican-American actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films, often as villains and antiheroes.

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Deer Lodge, Montana

Deer Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Powell County, Montana, United States.

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Dennis Franz

Dennis Franz Schlachta (born October 28, 1944), known professionally as Dennis Franz, is an American actor best known for his role as NYPD Detective Andy Sipowicz in the ABC television series NYPD Blue (1993–2005), a role that earned him a Golden Globe Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Edward Bunker

Edward Heward Bunker (December 31, 1933 – July 19, 2005) was an American author of crime fiction, a screenwriter, convicted felon and an actor.

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Electro-Motive Diesel

Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) is an American manufacturer of diesel-electric locomotives, locomotive products and diesel engines for the rail industry.

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EMD F-unit

EMD F-units were a line of diesel-electric locomotives produced between November 1939 and November 1960 by General Motors Electro-Motive Division and General Motors-Diesel Division.

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EMD F7

The EMD F7 was a Diesel-electric locomotive produced between February 1949 and December 1953 by the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors (EMD) and General Motors Diesel (GMD).

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EMD F9

The EMD F9 was a Diesel-electric locomotive produced between February 1953 and May 1960 by the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors (EMD) and General Motors Diesel (GMD).

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EMD GP38-2

The EMD GP38-2 is a four-axle diesel-electric locomotive of the road switcher type built by General Motors, Electro-Motive Division.

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EMD GP40-2

The EMD GP40-2 is a 4-axle diesel road switcher locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division as part of its Dash 2 line between April 1972 and December 1986.

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EMD GP7

The EMD GP7 is a four-axle (B-B) road switcher diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division and General Motors Diesel between October 1949 and May 1954.

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Eric Roberts

Eric Anthony Roberts (born April 18, 1956) is an American actor.

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Golden Globe Award

Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.

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Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama

The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951.

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Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama

The Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama has been awarded annually since 1952 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).

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Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture

The Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1944 for a performance in a motion picture released in the previous year.

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Hank Worden

Hank Worden (born Norton Earl Worden July 23, 1901 – December 6, 1992) was an American cowboy-turned-character actor who appeared in many Westerns including The Lone Ranger.

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Hideo Oguni

was a Japanese writer who wrote over 100 screenplays.

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Independent film

An independent film, independent movie, indie film or indie movie is a feature film that is produced outside the major film studio system, in addition to being produced and distributed by independent entertainment companies.

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John Bloom (actor)

John Bloom (February 19, 1944 – January 15, 1999) was an American actor.

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John P. Ryan

John Patrick Ryan (July 30, 1936 – March 20, 2007) was an American character actor, best known for his role as Warden Ranken in the 1985 film Runaway Train.

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Jon Voight

Jonathan Vincent Voight (born December 29, 1938) is an American actor.

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Kenneth McMillan (actor)

Kenneth McMillan (July 2, 1932 – January 8, 1989) was an American actor.

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Kill switch

A kill switch, also known as an emergency stop (e-stop) and as an emergency power off (EPO), is a safety mechanism used to shut off machinery in an emergency, when it cannot be shut down in the usual manner.

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Kyle T. Heffner

Kyle Troy Heffner (born May 21, 1957) is an American television and film actor.

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Limited release

Limited release is a film distribution strategy of releasing a new film in a few theaters across a country, typically in major metropolitan markets.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Menahem Golan

Menahem Golan (מנחם גולן.; May 31, 1929 – August 8, 2014) was a Israeli film producer, screenwriter, and director.

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Michael Phillips (critic)

Michael Phillips (born 1961) is an American film critic for the Chicago Tribune newspaper.

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Motion Picture Sound Editors

Founded in 1953, Motion Picture Sound Editors (M.P.S.E.) is an honorary society of motion picture sound editors.

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Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad

The Mt.

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Paul Zindel

Paul Zindel, Jr. (May 15, 1936 – March 27, 2003) was an American playwright, young adult novelist, and educator.

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Port Harbor Railroad

The Port Harbor Railroad is a short-line railroad in Granite City, Illinois, serving an industrial port district known as America's Central Port.

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Portage Glacier

Portage Glacier is a glacier on the Kenai Peninsula of the U.S. state of Alaska and is included within the Chugach National Forest.

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Portage, Anchorage

Portage is a ghost town and former settlement on Turnagain Arm in Alaska, about south of Anchorage.

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Railroad engineer

An engineer (American and Canadian), engine driver, train driver, loco pilot, motorman, train operator (British and Commonwealth English), is a person who operates a train.

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Rebecca De Mornay

Rebecca De Mornay (born Rebecca Jane Pearch; August 29, 1959) is an American actress and producer.

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Red Beard

is a 1965 Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa about the relationship between a town doctor and his new trainee.

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Richard III (play)

Richard III is a historical play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written around 1593.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.

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Runaway train

A runaway train is a type of railroad incident in which unattended rolling stock is accidentally allowed to roll onto the main line, a moving train loses enough braking power to be unable to stop in safety or a train operates at unsafe speeds due to loss of operator control.

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Ryūzō Kikushima

was a Japanese writer and film producer who is best known for co-writing the screenplays for several Akira Kurosawa movies, including Throne of Blood, The Hidden Fortress, Yojimbo and High and Low.

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T. K. Carter

Thomas Kent "T.

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The Cannon Group, Inc.

The Cannon Group, Inc. was an American group of companies, including Cannon Films, which produced a distinctive line of low- to medium-budget films from 1967 to 1994.

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The Criterion Collection

The Criterion Collection, Inc. (or simply Criterion) is an American home video distribution company which focuses on licensing "important classic and contemporary films" and selling them to film aficionados.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Thriller film

Thriller film, also known as suspense film or suspense thriller, is a broad film genre that involves excitement and suspense in the audience.

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Time Out (magazine)

Time Out is a British travel magazine published by Time Out Group.

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Tom Lister Jr.

Thomas "Tiny" Lister Jr. (born June 24, 1958) is an American character actor and retired professional wrestler known for his roles as the neighborhood bully Deebo in the film Friday and its first sequel, and as President Lindberg in The Fifth Element.

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Trevor Jones (composer)

Trevor Alfred Charles Jones (born 23 March 1949) is a South African composer of film and television scores.

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Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is a 1995 American action film set on board a train traveling through the Rocky Mountains from Denver to Los Angeles.

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Whittier, Alaska

Whittier is a city at the head of the Passage Canal in the U.S. state of Alaska, about 58 miles southeast of Anchorage.

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Wide release

In the American motion picture industry, a wide release is a motion picture that is playing nationally.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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Yoram Globus

Yoram Globus (יורם גלובוס; born 7 October 1943) is an Israeli film producer, cinema owner, and distributor.

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1986 Cannes Film Festival

The 39th Cannes Film Festival was held from 8 to 19 May 1986.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Runaway_Train_(film)

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