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      End of the Line

      PG Released Aug 28, 1987 1h 45m Comedy List
      60% Tomatometer 5 Reviews 41% Audience Score 250+ Ratings Two Arkansas railroad men (Wilford Brimley, Levon Helm) steal a train and go to Chicago to fight for their jobs. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times This movie has its heart in the right place, but it needs just a tad more cynicism. Rated: 2/4 Jan 1, 2000 Full Review Lori Hoffman Atlantic City Weekly Rated: 3/5 Mar 9, 2006 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 2/5 Oct 10, 2005 Full Review Philip Martin Arkansas Democrat-Gazette more heart than expertise but a fine family film Rated: 3/5 Mar 27, 2005 Full Review Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Spirituality & Practice Brims with respect for the fighting spirit of displaced workers. Rated: 3/5 Aug 28, 2004 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member A fish-out-of-water, high-concept indie comedy with goofy humor and broad characters…that's actually fairly funny, despite it's MAGA-approved fight-against-progress ethos. Brimley and Helm are so well-casted, and Balaban's small part only further proves his comic genius; but don't believe the poster…Kevin Pork-fat is barely in this joker. I don't like being lied to. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/24/23 Full Review william s I'll tell ya it oooooozzes heart but little else. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member (***): [img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] Very likeable characters and an entertaining film overall. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/18/23 Full Review Audience Member Really good movie. Good family film. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/30/23 Full Review Audience Member Why was kevin Bacon in this it was after footloose so he'd become a pretty big star and I swear hes only in it for 15 mins all up. Pretty dumb movie about some old guys stealing a train, had some enjoyable stuff but you can see why its a forgoten 80s movie no one has heard about. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/23/23 Full Review Audience Member Two railroad employees, scheduled for redundancy when their parent company switches to airfreight, set off for Chicago in a stolen locomotive for a showdown with the head of the corporation. Light-hearted drama, starring Wilford Brimley Levon Helm,And Kevin Bacon Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/16/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Movie Info

      Synopsis Two Arkansas railroad men (Wilford Brimley, Levon Helm) steal a train and go to Chicago to fight for their jobs.
      Director
      Jay Russell
      Producer
      Lewis M. Allen, Peter Newman
      Screenwriter
      Jay Russell
      Production Co
      Guadalupe-Hudson Productions, The Sundance Institute
      Rating
      PG
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Aug 28, 1987, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      May 6, 2014
      Runtime
      1h 45m
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