After buying Western Railroad, young upstart Brett (Jonathan Hall) fires longtime employee Jeremiah (Michael Biesanz), a man who lives for his job. But the two must work together when Brett's son (Daniel Nelson), Jeremiah's grandson (Elijah Nelson) and several other kids get trapped aboard a runaway train. As the children head straight for a nuclear power plant, the adults search for some way to avert disaster.
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- Phil Bransom
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TV-Y7Directed to Older Children. This program is designed for children age 7 and above.
Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: DTS 5.1 SurroundOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; behind-the-scenes featurette.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this slow-paced runaway train story shows taunting and nonviolent bullying between kids, though the main characters eventually learn to get along. The scenes of children trapped on a runaway train might be too much to handle for younger viewers.
- Sexual Content
- Not applicable.
- The scenes of children trapped on a runaway train may be a bit much for younger viewers. There are also some instances of verbal bullying, as a new kid in school taunts others for playing with toy trains and dinosaurs.
- In a mealtime argument, one sibling calls the other a "fruit." Characters call each other "morons," "rednecks" and variations of "old-timer" throughout.
- Social Behavior
- Sometimes it is necessary to put aside past differences and work together to solve pressing problems. Clear messages about the benefits of respecting others and building friendships.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- In an early scene, a character brings a bottle of champagne and two glasses into an office. The bottle is opened but no one drinks.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it