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Runaway Train Reviews

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August 21, 2004
Gets derailed by a mediocre screenplay.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/5
January 19, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
July 4, 2004
A real horror: heavy-handed, stupidly gruesome, as claustrophobic as its train cars and prison cells.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
May 20, 2003
The nihilism and the vicious intensity of Mr. Voight's performance here are entirely different from anything else he has done on screen; it's a shame those qualities emerge in such a vigorous but disjointed film.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 23, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Runaway Train is a reminder that the great adventures are great because they happen to people we care about.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
Runaway Train belongs to a rare genre: the intelligent thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 7, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
May 12, 2005
You'll be on the edge of your seat....until it stops
| Original Score: 3/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
January 2, 2016
A terrific mix of tightly coiled action and psychoanalysis that has no place in a genre film from the '80s, but works splendidly regardless.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
March 26, 2009
Wrenchingly intense and brutally powerful, Andrei Konchalovsky's film rates as a most exciting action epic and is fundamentally serious enough to work strongly on numerous levels.
December 16, 2002
Totally ridiculous (and based on the work of Akira Kurosawa!) but very exciting.
| Original Score: 4/5
February 9, 2006
Somehow one leaves aside the blatant implausibilities, the coincidences, even Eric Roberts, and takes great pleasure in a breakneck ride to the end of the line.
July 25, 2003
O vilão é caricato demais, mas Eric Roberts e Jon Voight têm boas atuações. Alguns momentos são eletrizantes, mas outros, apenas bobos.
| Original Score: 3/5
November 15, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
September 1, 2009
While RUNAWAY TRAIN does balance action and philosophy quite neatly it's still intriguing to wonder how differently Kurosawa would have handled it
Full Review
February 6, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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