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The Great Train Robbery (1978)
PG
110 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

England, 1850s. A master criminal aims to rob a train of a large sum of gold. Security is incredibly tight and the task seems an impossible one. However, he has a plan and just the right people to carry it out.
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Writer
Michael Crichton (screenplay by) (based on his novel)
Producer
John Foreman (produced by)
Cinematographer
Geoffrey Unsworth (photographed by)
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Release date
Feb 2, 1979 (United States)

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Sean Connery
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Alan Webb
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Michael Elphick
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Wayne Sleep
Clean Willy Clean Willy   See fewer
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Pamela Salem
Emily Trent Emily Trent   See fewer
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Gabrielle Lloyd
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James Cossins
Harranby Harranby   See fewer
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John Bett
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Peter Benson
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Brian de Salvo
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Joe Cahill
Rail Guard Rail Guard   See fewer
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Cecil Nash
Chaplain Chaplain   See fewer
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Susan Hallinan
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John Altman
First Pickpocket First Pickpocket   See fewer
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Paul Kember
Second Pickpocket Second Pickpocket   See fewer
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Jenny Till
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6.9 / 10 | 17,910 votes