End of the Line
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Two Southern railroad workers drive a train engine to Chicago to protest the closing of the station in Clifford, Arkansas. Will Haney (Wilford Brimley) and his friend Leo Pickett (Levon Helm) steal the engine and hope to confront the company president to prevent the shutdown. The duo gathers encouragement at every hamlet along the way as entire towns come out to lend support for the cause. The company tries to use the rural rubes to their promotional advantage, but Haney and Pickett take a stand and win an audience with aging company figurehead Thomas Clinton (Henderson Forsythe). Clinton… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"more heart than expertise but a fine family film"
‑ Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"Brims with respect for the fighting spirit of displaced workers."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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