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Buster (1988)

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On August 8, 1963, the Royal Mail train, on its nighttime run from London to Glasgow, was robbed by 15 men who got away with 2.6 million pounds (today the equivalent of $35 million). Buster tells the story of one of the junior robbers, Buster Edwards (played by pop singer Phil Collins), in a crime that came to be known as the Great Train Robbery. The film details the planning of the famous heist, but its main concern is Buster's relationship with his family and his devotion to his wife June

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Documentary, Drama, Action & Adventure, Comedy

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Lovisa Inserra

Dec 2, 2003

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Singer Phil Collins, who plays the lead in this British heist movie, was nominated for the Best Song Oscar.

August 22, 2012 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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Audience Reviews for Buster

its not my sort of movie, it felt like a very long movie and i found it dragged in the middle which made the movie even more boring!
its an okay drama but doesnt give enough for it to be an enjoyable movie!
August 1, 2010
FiLmCrAzY
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Good ole Buster eh! Good film but shame about the soundtrack!
September 29, 2009
SirPant

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The Phil Collins movie where he both supplies the soundtrack and fills the lead role. A cheesy but loveable British 80s classic about the Great Train Robbery, set in my home locality.
November 3, 2007
RossCollinsUK

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Phil Collins as Buster Edwards, one of the Great Train Robbers, shows the whole thing before, during and after through Buster's eyes and his wife played by the talented Julie Walters.

Filled with various other known British actors to tell a pretty interesting story of true crime.

VERDICT: Worth a watch, a true story of a London villain
August 30, 2007
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