Terror Train
Terror Train (1980)

During a New Year's party aboard a moving train, a college fraternity begins losing members and collecting corpses. It would seem that after being the victim of a cruel hazing prank by the aforementioned frat, a mentally fragile student… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1980
DVD Release Date: September 7, 2004
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

Better than most of its kind.

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Rob Gonsalves

Just a little more skillfully done than many of its contemporaries, and whatever esteem I have for it is largely nostalgic, but at least it tries to be different.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Holds the tension in a bone-chilling manner.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Really darn great by slasher standards, and even kind of pretty good by the standards of decent, functional, God-fearing modes of cinema.

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Clint Morris
Film Threat

Sends you a chill down the spine that won't subside until those final few minutes...see it before the upcoming remake

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

A run-of-the-mill slasher film whose central gimmick is setting its action on a train.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Just another slasher picture.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Claustrophobic settings are perfect to induce anxiety because the feeling of no escape slowly creeps in. 'Terror Train' is a senselessly amateurish… More
Alex roy
Terror Train is essentialy another Halloween clone. The only difference is that the murders are happening on a train. The film stars scream queen Jamie Lee… More
Lee ?
Mediocre slasher from the 80's. Interesting setting for a slasher film having it unfold onboard a train, but that's about the only bit of originality… More
Steve K
About average slasher-on-a-train film with good cinematography and a neat hook.
Aj V
This is just an average slasher movie, it seems to try to be a train mystery movie at the same time, but it really isn't. This movie is really boring most… More
Drew Smith
Oh, Jamie Lee Curtis, the shit I put up with for you. This is an entirely serviceable early 80s slasher, perhaps most notable for its status as a David… More