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19th May '17 1:38:22 PM SteveMB
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A train has plenty of advantages for an action scene: it's fairly enclosed, without people able to go too far either way for fear of falling off, it has plenty of opportunity for tunnels and overhead lines for your LookBehindYou moments, it doesn't need much explanation, the high speed acts as wind to let characters [[DramaticWind billow dramatically]]. In short, it turns an Action Movie into a FightingGame. There's really no other way to [[JustifiedTrope justify]] BossArenaIdiocy, and it's pretty much ensured that somebody's going to suffer that most dramatic of defeats; a short drop followed by a sudden stop.

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A train has plenty of advantages for an action scene: it's fairly enclosed, without people able to go too far either way for fear of falling off, it has plenty of opportunity for [[LowClearance tunnels and overhead lines lines]] for your LookBehindYou moments, it doesn't need much explanation, the high speed acts as wind to let characters [[DramaticWind billow dramatically]]. In short, it turns an Action Movie into a FightingGame. There's really no other way to [[JustifiedTrope justify]] BossArenaIdiocy, and it's pretty much ensured that somebody's going to suffer that most dramatic of defeats; a short drop followed by a sudden stop.
10th Apr '17 6:56:26 PM nombretomado
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* Creator/JackieChan did this in a number of movies, including ''ShanghaiNoon'', which has a fight that goes through several different cars, including an open lumber car with tree trunks. Rollage Ensues.

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* Creator/JackieChan did this in a number of movies, including ''ShanghaiNoon'', ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'', which has a fight that goes through several different cars, including an open lumber car with tree trunks. Rollage Ensues.
23rd Mar '17 4:36:53 AM TomWalpertac2
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheWrongTrousers'': Gromit and Feathers [=McGraw=] engage in one of these using the [[CheckovsGun model train]] in Wallace's living room.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheWrongTrousers'': Gromit and Feathers [=McGraw=] engage in one of these using the [[CheckovsGun [[ChekhovsGun model train]] in Wallace's living room.
23rd Mar '17 4:35:51 AM TomWalpertac2
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheWrongTrousers'': Gromit and Feathers [=McGraw=] engage in one of these using the [[CheckovsGun model train]] in Wallace's living room.
16th Mar '17 5:24:21 PM LobsterMagnusNovus
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* In ''Theatre/HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild'' Albus and Scorpius try to sneak out of the Hogwarts Express. On the train's roof, they have a surprise encounter with the [[spoiler:Trolley Witch]], who tries to stop them using [[spoiler:explosive pumpkin pies]].

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* In ''Theatre/HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild'' ''Theatre/HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild'', Albus and Scorpius try to sneak out of the Hogwarts Express. On the train's roof, they have a surprise encounter with the [[spoiler:Trolley Witch]], who tries to stop them using [[spoiler:explosive pumpkin pies]].
16th Mar '17 5:24:03 PM LobsterMagnusNovus
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* In ‘‘Theatre/HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild‘‘ Albus and Scorpius try to sneak out of the Hogwarts Express. On the train's roof, they have a surprise encounter with the [[spoiler:Trolley Witch]], who tries to stop them using [[spoiler:explosive pumpkin pies]].

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* In ‘‘Theatre/HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild‘‘ ''Theatre/HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild'' Albus and Scorpius try to sneak out of the Hogwarts Express. On the train's roof, they have a surprise encounter with the [[spoiler:Trolley Witch]], who tries to stop them using [[spoiler:explosive pumpkin pies]].
16th Mar '17 5:23:27 PM LobsterMagnusNovus
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* In ‘‘Theatre/HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild‘‘ Albus and Scorpius try to sneak out of the Hogwarts Express. On the train's roof, they have a surprise encounter with the [[spoiler:Trolley Witch]], who tries to stop them using [spoiler:explosive pumpkin pies]].

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* In ‘‘Theatre/HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild‘‘ Albus and Scorpius try to sneak out of the Hogwarts Express. On the train's roof, they have a surprise encounter with the [[spoiler:Trolley Witch]], who tries to stop them using [spoiler:explosive [[spoiler:explosive pumpkin pies]].
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16th Mar '17 5:22:42 PM LobsterMagnusNovus
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* In ‘‘Theatre/HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild‘‘ Albus and Scorpius try to sneak out of the Hogwarts Express. On the train's roof, they have a surprise encounter with the [[spoiler:Trolley Witch]], who tries to stop them using [spoiler:explosive pumpkin pies]].
21st Feb '17 6:22:09 PM nombretomado
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** ''CrisisCore'': The opening cutscene involves Zack jumping from a helicopter onto the roof of a speeding train and fighting off attackers.

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** ''CrisisCore'': ''VideoGame/CrisisCore'': The opening cutscene involves Zack jumping from a helicopter onto the roof of a speeding train and fighting off attackers.
12th Feb '17 4:17:39 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* A {{Filler}} episode of ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' has the [[TrueCompanions Kenshin-gumi]] ride a train for some reason when bandits take it over. Kenshin gets knocked overboard, then finds himself a horse that earns the FanNickname of "Super Horse" for the [[HorseJump improbable jumps]] that it pulls off.

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* A {{Filler}} episode of ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' has the [[TrueCompanions Kenshin-gumi]] ride a train for some reason when to go sightseeing to Yokohama, but bandits take it over. Kenshin gets knocked overboard, then finds himself a horse that earns the FanNickname of "Super Horse" for the [[HorseJump improbable jumps]] that it pulls off.
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