Buster (1988)

On August 8, 1963, the Royal Mail train, on its nighttime run from London to Glasgow, was robbed by 15 men who got away with 2.6 million pounds (today the equivalent of $35 million). Buster tells the story of one of the junior robbers,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1988
DVD Release Date: December 2, 2003
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Emanuel Levy

Singer Phil Collins, who plays the lead in this British heist movie, was nominated for the Best Song Oscar.

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its not my sort of movie, it felt like a very long movie and i found it dragged in the middle which made the movie even more boring! its an okay drama but… More
Sylvester Kuo
Phil Collins plays Buster Edwards in the film, it's not a role that suits him and he really couldn't act (as much as I love him). The soundtrack is… More
Ross Collins
The Phil Collins movie where he both supplies the soundtrack and fills the lead role. A cheesy but loveable British 80s classic about the Great Train Robbery,… More
David Sayers
One of a series of period crime films that came out of Britain in the late 80's (see also 'Scandal' and 'The Krays') this doesn't… More
Lady D'arbanville
Phil Collins as Buster Edwards, one of the Great Train Robbers, shows the whole thing before, during and after through Buster's eyes and his wife played by… More
Brett Warren
Amazingly Genesis' "Illegal Alien", when played repeatedly, syncs up perfectly with the second half of this film. It's quite the mind… More