Trains are one of the most important means of transport. Every day, millions of people travel in trains, and every train ride is a different experience for every single person. This makes trains a very interesting place for telling some equally intriguing stories. Also, the setting of a train magnifies various elements of the story. Somehow, it feels that the stakes are higher when events take place in a constantly changing environment. Stories of all genres have found a sometimes rather challenging, but perfect backdrop for trains. Here’s the list of top train movies ever. You can watch some of these best train movies on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
13. The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
The movies of Wes Anderson already have a distinct tone to them, and by setting these stories in a different environment, each time, the director adds a touch more of versatility to them. ‘The Darjeeling Limited’ derives its name from the name of the train that three brothers board in India. After meeting with a horrific accident, Francis realises the importance of family in one’s life and decides to reconnect with his brothers. The three of them travel across India in a train, as they rekindle old relationships and rediscover their lives.
12. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
A New York subway car is hijacked by a group of armed men. They demand a million dollars in exchange for the hostages and add a dangerous condition to their demand. For every minute that they are not paid, they will kill one hostage. As the police try to figure out a way to deal with these men, the hostages use their own ways to figure out the identity of the men and how to save themselves from being killed.