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Cassandra Crossing

In One Word



Action / Mystery / Thriller

Released By / Year

Artisan / 1976


The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and exposes all aboard to the disease. Colonel Mackenzie (Burt Lancaster) is called in to handle the situation and finds Dr. Chamberlain (Richard Harris) who is on board the train. Mackenzie decides to re-route the train to the Cassandra Crossing where it will plunge into oblivion. But passengers miraculously begin to recover and Chamberlain must race against time to disconnect the cars.
(The above plot description was taken from Movie Collector -

Quick Review

It's been many many years since I saw this movie but I remember it from my childhood as something exciting. One of those DVD's purchased on a nostalgia trip and waiting to be seen again.

Online: Sunday, August 25, 2013