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From Russia With Love (James Bond 2) (Country: UK; Year: 1963; Director: Terence Young; Writer: Johanna Harwood, based on the book by Ian Fleming.; Stars: Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniela Bianchi, Pedro Armendáriz, Lotte Lenya, Vladek Sheybal, Robert Shaw, Bernard Lee, Eunice Gayson, Walter Gotell, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewellyn, Anthony Dawson), Official Site, Trailer
James Bond tries to foil a plot involving a stolen espionage machine, and faces off against a deadly assassin. Enjoying a reissue.
The Lady Vanishes (Country: UK; Year: 1938; Director: Alfred Hitchcock; Writer: Sidney Gilliat, based on the book by Ethel Lina White.; Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty, Cecil Parker, Linden Travers, Naunton Wayne, Basil Radford)
Young Iris is horrified when the woman she has been talking to on a train disappears and no-one seems to remember her.
The Narrow Margin (Country: US; Year: 1952; Director: Richard Fleischer; Stars: Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White, Gordon Gebert, Queenie Leonard, David Clarke, Peter Virgo, Don Beddoe, Paul Maxey, Harry Harvey)
Passengers on a train are threatened by assassins in this twisty film noir.
North By Northwest (Country: US; Year: 1959; Director: Alfred Hitchcock; Writer: Ernest Lehman; Stars: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis, Leo G. Carroll, Josephine Hutchinson, Philip Ober, Martin Landau, Adam Williams, Edward Platt)
A case of mistaken identity and false accusation sees an innocent man go on the run from the CIA and a criminal gang.
Snowpiercer (Snow Piercer) (Country: South Korea, US, France; Year: 2013; Director: Bong Joon Ho; Writer: Bong Joon Ho, Kelly Masterson, based on the story by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette; Stars: Tilda Swinton, Chris Evans, Luke Pasqualino, John Hurt, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, Alison Pill, Ed Harris, Ewen Bremner, Song Kang-ho, Kenny Doughty, Steve Park, Adnan Haskovic, Clark Middleton, Tómas Lemarquis)
In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Strangers On A Train (Country: US; Year: 1951; Director: Alfred Hitchcock; Writer: Patricia Highsmith, Whitfield Cook, Czenzi Ormonde, Ben Hecht, based on the novel by Raymond Chandler; Stars: Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll, Patricia Hitchcock, Kasey Rogers, Marion Lorne, Jonathan Hale, Howard St. John, John Brown)
Story of men who meet on a train and decide to exchange murders.
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (Country: US; Year: 1974; Director: Joseph Sargent; Writer: John Godey, Peter Stone; Stars: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo, Earl Hindman, James Broderick, Dick O'Neill, Lee Wallace, Tom Pedi, Beatrice Winde, Jerry Stiller, Nathan George, Rudy Bond, Kenneth McMillan, Doris Roberts)
A subway train is hijacked.
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