“Unstoppable” tells the story of an unmanned, runaway freight train, which poses a dangerous threat as it speeds through Pennsylvania. An experienced engineer, Frank Barnes (Denzel Washington), and a young conductor, Will Colson (Chris Pine), must work together to stop the train before it derails and causes a massive explosion. As they pursue the train, they face various obstacles, including corporate greed, government bureaucracy, and the physical challenges of trying to stop a train going at high speed.
“Unstoppable” was generally well-received by audiences and critics alike, but it did not receive any major awards. However, it was praised for its thrilling action sequences, impressive cinematography, and solid performances from its lead actors. The film was also notable for its realistic portrayal of the dangers of the railroad industry and its commitment to authenticity, with the use of real locomotives and locations.
|Directed by||Tony Scott|
|Produced by||Julie Yorn Tony Scott Mimi Rogers Eric McLeod Alex Young|
|Written by||Mark Bomback|
|Starring||Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson,|
|Music by||Harry Gregson-Williams|
|Edited by||Chris Lebenzon Robert Duffy|
|Dune Entertainment Scott Free Productions Prospect Park Millbrook Farm Productions|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|Release date||October 26, 2010 (Westwood) November 12, 2010 (United States)|
|Running time||98 minutes|
|Box office||$167.8 million|