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Runaway Train


15 Nov 1985

1 hr 51 min

Action, Thriller

Desperate, And Determined To Survive.
A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.


Status: Released
Countries: Israel, USA
Language: English
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Budget: $9M


Henry T. Weinstein (Executive Producer)
Robert A. Goldston (Executive Producer)
Yoram Globus (Producer)
Robert Whitmore (Executive Producer)
Menahem Golan (Producer)




Jon Voight (as Oscar 'Manny' Manheim)
Eric Roberts (as Buck)
Rebecca De Mornay (as Sara)
Kyle T. Heffner (as Frank Barstow)
John P. Ryan (as Ranken)
T. K. Carter (as Dave Prince)
Kenneth McMillan (as Eddie MacDonald)
Stacey Pickren (as Ruby)
Walter Wyatt (as Conlan)
Edward Bunker (as Jonah)
Reid Cruickshanks (as Al Turner)
Dan Wray (as Fat Con)
Michael Lee Gogin (as Short Con)
John Bloom (as Tall Con)
Hank Worden (as Old Con)
Danny Trejo (as Boxer)
Tommy Lister (as Guard)
Dennis Franz (as Cop (uncredited))
John Otrin (as Cat Con)
Norman Alexander Gibbs (as Queen Con)
Dennis Ott (as Guard)
Don Pugsley (as Guard)
John Fountain (as Guard)
Wally Rose (as Announcer)



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