Death Train

Tag: TV Movie

Title: Death Train
AKA: Death Train
Year: 1993
Character: General Konstantin Benin
Director: David Jackson
Cameraman: Timothy Eaton
Screenplay: David Jackson
Runtime: 100
Country: Croatia | UK | USA
Genre: Action | Thriller
Studio: Yorkshire International Films Ltd., J&M Entertainment, British Lion Film Corporation, Jadran Film, USA Pictures
Classification: R
Notes:

Language: English
Audio: Dolby SR
Colour: Color (Rankcolor)
Tagline: The mission is impossible. The consequences deadly.
It's Die Hard at 90 miles an hour!

 

Plot:

"They're the toughest anti-terrorist strike force in the world. But they've never faced an enemy like this." The "they" mentioned in the ad copy for Death Train are headed by Pierce Brosnan. The enemy is rogue Russian general Christopher Lee, who has stolen two nuclear bombs, intending to hold the world for ransom. The bombs are placed on two trains, which are then engaged in a breakneck race by the general via remote control. Things really get dangerous when one of the trains is hijacked! Alexandra Paul and Patrick Stewart also star in this middling actioner, which manages to stir up suspense only during the climactic detonation sequence. Originally titled Alastair MacLean's Death Train when it premiered over the USA Cable Network on April 14, 1993, the film was retitled Detonator for its theatrical release.

Cast:

Pierce Brosnan as Michael 'Mike' Graham
Patrick Stewart as Malcolm Philpott
Alexandra Paul as Sabrina Carver
Ted Levine as Alex Tierney
Christopher Lee as General Konstantin Benin
John Abineri as Dr. Karl Leitzig
Nic D'Avirro as Major Gennadi Rodenko
Clarke Peters as C.W. Whitlock, Ph.D.
Andreas Jung as Lieutenant Sergei Kolchinsky (as Andreas Sportelli)
Ron Berglas as Roger Flint
Vili Matula as Sigi
Lorrie Marlow as Yolanda Sanchez
Terrence Hardiman as German Commander - Captain Wolf
Bill Leadbitter as Rosie
Daniel Stewart as Tretyak
Scott Garrison as Brent
Helen Miya as Camille Yamamura
Zvonimir Zoricic as Dispatcher
Jay Benedict as Halloran, G.N.N. Editor
Darko Milas as Sgt. Kuznetsov
Borut Veselko as Engineer
Jozef Roposa as Ernest
Matjaz Turk as Italian Doctor
Vida Jerman as German Doctor
Niko Gorsic as Yard Superintendent
Mate Ujevic as Italian Foreman
Brane Gruber as Hostage
Ranko Zidaric as Pilot
Branko Menicanin as Video Technician
Gordana Vnuk as Italian Reporter
Damir Saban as Hospital Guard
Bill Bailey as G.N.N. Newscaster
Janna Jackson as G.N.N. Newscaster rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David de Keyser as Dr.Karl Leitzig (voice)
Tone Gogala as Hostage (uncredited)

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