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The Train

1964 Rated NR 2hr 13m

During World War II, a French train engineer (Burt Lancaster) attempts to stop a Nazi-led train from leaving France with valuable works of art stolen from a museum. Lancaster performs all of his own stunts in this action-filled drama from influential from director John Frankenheimer (Birdman of Alcatraz, The Manchurian Candidate). Franklin Coen and Frank Davis received Oscar nominations for the film's original screenplay.

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Movie Details

1965 BAFTA®
  • Best Film nominee
  • Top 100 Thrills nominee
1966 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


French, English

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; music-only audio track.