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Buster (1988)





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The well-known rock musician, Phil Collins, stars as Buster Edwards, England's train robbing legend--the only one of 15 who evaded the law after the infamous Great Train Robbery of 1963. This feature garnered an Oscar for the song "Two Hearts (One Mind)" and includes the hit "Groovy Kind of Love" among other songs on the soundtrack.more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Action & Adventure, Comedy
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Lovisa Inserra, Colin Shindler, David Shindler, David Shindler
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 2, 2003
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Phil Collins
as Buster Edwards
Julie Walters
as June Edwards
Larry Lamb
as Bruce Reynolds
Stephanie Lawrence
as Franny Reynolds
Ellen Beaven
as Nicky Edwards
Sheila Hancock
as Mrs. Rothery
Martin Jarvis
as Inspector Jack Mitch...
Clive Wood
as Sgt. Chalmers
Anthony Quayle
as Sir James McDowell
Jean Ainslie
as Post Office Lady
Harold Innocent
as Justice Parry
Tony Collins
as Taxi Driver
Alan Cowan
as Fireman
Stewart Harwood
as Chip Shop Owner
Vitelbo Vazquez
as Hospital Receptionis...
Francisco Morales
as Mexican Doctor
Rodolfo de Alexandra
as Market Stallholder
Martin LaSalle
as Mexican Waiter
Rodolfo De Alexandre
as Market Stallholder
Sergio Calderón
as Fruit Seller
Yolanda Vazquez
as Hospital Receptionis...
Álvaro Carcaño
as Boat Captain
Jonathan McKenna
as Gang Member
Vincenzo Nicoli
as Gang Member
Timothy Davies
as Gang Member
Roger McKern
as Gang Member
Frank Ellis
as Gang Member
Bill Rourke
as Gang Member
Ian Lowe
as Gang Member
Christopher Gray
as Gang Member
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Critic Reviews for Buster

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (5)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | August 22, 2012

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!

Film Crazy

Super Reviewer

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.

Ross Collins

Super Reviewer


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

Lady D'arbanville

Super Reviewer

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