The Cassandra Crossing
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This bizarre entry into the disaster film genre concerns a group of hapless passengers aboard a transcontinental luxury train who are infected with a viral plague by a group of terrorists. Burt Lancaster plays military man Mackenzie, who wants to send the train across a rickety bridge so all the passengers will die, with Mackenzie reasoning the tragedy will give the terrorist movement a bad name. Among the passengers on the train trying to build up antibodies are Jennifer Rispoli Chamberlain (Sophia Loren); Nicole (Ava Gardner), who is embroiled in an affair with a younger man named Robby… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 29%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Your usual over-the-top blockbuster disaster of a formulaic disaster movie."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"High-camp disaster chesnut full of overripe acting, runaway trains, and a killer virus!"
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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