History Film / Unstoppable

12th Mar '17 7:25:59 AM Polokun
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* HellIsThatNoise: Every time the camera focuses on train 777, it ''roars like an angry elephant.'' [[MakesSenseInContext Makes sense]] since the director wanted 777 to sound like a beast. Therefore, he combines real locomotive sounds with real animal roars to give 777 it's beastly roar. The only problem is, it makes that noise, ''[[MostAnnoyingSound every single time the camera focuses on the loco]]''.
27th Feb '17 3:32:22 PM Sonic5421
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* PrecisionF-Strike: After Connie watches Galvin's attempt to stop Triple 7 with Judd and Scott backfire and result in Judd being killed when his lash-up diesels explode following their derailment, Connie is furious at what her superior has done.

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* PrecisionF-Strike: PrecisionFStrike: After Connie watches Galvin's attempt to stop Triple 7 with Judd and Scott backfire and result in Judd being killed when his lash-up diesels explode following their derailment, Connie is furious at what her superior has done.
27th Feb '17 3:31:54 PM Sonic5421
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* PrecisionF-Strike: After Connie watches Galvin's attempt to stop Triple 7 with Judd and Scott backfire and result in Judd being killed when his lash-up diesels explode following their derailment, Connie is furious at what her superior has done.
--> '''Connie:''' OH MY GOD! GALVIN, YOU ASSHOLE!!!
** No wonder at the end of the film that Connie is promoted to Galvin's position while he's presumably fired for his actions.
13th Dec '16 2:36:02 PM triscion
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** Galvin isn't really corrupt, and indeed does everything he can to contain the situation before people get hurt. He's just ''bad'' at it. He's under a lot of stress and starts taking a "my way or the highway" approach, getting more and more irrational as things develop. [[spoiler: he gets his comeuppance when Frank and Will metaphorically give him the finger and refuse to listen to him, causing everyone else on the ground to follow suit and effectively lock him out of the situation. He apparently got fired after the whole mess.]]
9th Nov '16 2:00:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Frank, Will, and Ned.
27th Aug '16 11:12:20 PM NickFalcon
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* FireForgedFriends: Frank and Will do ''not'' get along at the beginning of the film. As things progress and they risk their lives to stop 777, they start joking with each other to deal with the stress of the situation, and by the end they seem to be quite good friends.
27th Aug '16 2:13:46 PM NickFalcon
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** ''However,'' given that as Connie mentioned, the stretch of open country in the beginning was the ''only'' stretch before it became town after town all the way up to the Stanton curve, the time they used up on a plan would make a later derailment a disaster if the initial plan fails. So what do you do, when you HAVE to get something right the first time or else the disaster scenario becomes many times worse?
19th Jun '16 8:45:03 AM johnsmithxxi
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** When the train takes the curve at Stanton, the wheels of the locomotive and many of the cars lift off the rails, only to have ''every single wheel" fall back into place without unlucky 777 derailing. A car can recover from lifting off the ground, but not a runaway train the size of the Chrysler Building. It's simply a case of RuleOfCool.
22nd Jan '16 6:08:18 PM trixus
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1st Nov '15 8:56:08 PM MadCat221
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Well, those math problems just got a lot more exciting, in this case: Train A leaves Railyard A at 70 mph, with no one at the controls and carrying enough explosives to level a small town. How long will it take for the heroes to stop it before disaster strikes?

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Well, those math problems just got a lot more exciting, in this case: Train A leaves Railyard A at 70 mph, with no one at the controls and carrying enough explosives explosive chemicals to level a small town. How long will it take for the heroes to stop it before disaster strikes?
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