With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe.
Starring Denzel Washington. This is not the first time that he works with trains. Last time it was ‘the Taking of Pelham 1 2 3’ and that was great. I like how he acted in control and manage to handle the situation where most people can’t. He’s a family man but he lost his a wife a while back. I like his line where he reminisce about her. That he would return every night and told his wife what happened at work. I can’t do that. When I got home, the last thing that I want to talk about is work. But me and wife would talk about what we learned that day.
This movie is based on a real runaway train incident. On May 15, 2001, a 47-car CSX locomotive left a Toledo, Ohio rail yard without an engineer and wasn’t stopped until it had run 66 miles through three counties. No one was injured in the incident. A freak accident. Can happen to anyone. he he…
This movie really make your heart leap sometime. The dangers looked real and you would be glad if you watch it.