Runaway Train Poster Daybill Original 1985 Jon Voight Eric Roberts
Australian Daybill Poster with striking artwork by the artist Mahon.Runaway Train is a 1985 American action thriller film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky and starring Jon Voight, Eric Roberts and Rebecca De Mornay. The screenplay by Djordje Milicevic, Paul Zindel and Edward Bunker was based on an original 1960s screenplay by Akira Kurosawa.The film was also the feature debut of both Danny Trejo and Tommy "Tiny" Lister who both proceeded to successful careers as "tough guy" character actors.The story concerns two escaped convicts and a female assistant locomotive driver who are stuck on a runaway train as it barrels through snowy desolate Alaska. Voight and Roberts were both nominated for Academy Awards. It received generally positive reviews from critics.