Runaway Train
First screened in March 2002; reviewed in July 2011
Director: Andrei Konchalovsky. Cast: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, John P. Ryan, Kyle T. Heffner, Kenneth McMillan, T.K. Carter, Stacey Pickren, Tiny Lister, Danny Trejo. Screenplay: Djordje Milicevic, Paul Zindel, and Edward Bunker (based on a previous screenplay by Akira Kurosawa and a screen story by Ryûzô Kikushima and Hideo Oguni).
Twitter Capsule: Bonkers intro ruined by wall-to-wall horrendous acting through middle, but durn if mad convictions don't redeem it

Photo © 1985 The Cannon Group/Northbrook Films/
Golan-Globus Productions
Not yet reviewed in full. Best lines at 1:03:00-ish. Grade: B

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Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actor: Jon Voight
Best Supporting Actor: Eric Roberts
Best Film Editing: Henry Richardson

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Actor (Drama): Jon Voight
Best Supporting Actor: Eric Roberts

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