329 total votes
The Great Locomotive Chase

The Great Locomotive Chase

The Great Locomotive Chase is a 1956 Walt Disney Productions CinemaScope adventure film based on the real Great Locomotive Chase that occurred in 1862 during the American Civil War. The film stars Fess Parker as James J. Andrews, the leader of a group of Union soldiers from various Ohio regiments who volunteered to go behind Confederate lines in civilian clothes, steal a Confederate train north of Atlanta, and drive it back to Union lines in Tennessee, tearing up railroad tracks and destroying bridges and telegraph lines along the way. Written and produced by Lawrence Edward Watkin and directed by Francis D. Lyon, the 85-minute full-color film also features Jeffrey Hunter, John Lupton, ... more on Wikipedia

The Great Locomotive Chase is ranked on...

#19 of 63 People who voted for The Great Locomotive Chase... are 12x more likely to vote for The Red Badge of Courage on this list are 8x more likely to vote for Gone with the Wind on this list The Best US Civil War Movies Ever Made 13.1k VOTES A list of the best films about the US Civil War. The Civil War remains the bloodiest war in American history, resulting in t...
#27 of 34 The Best '50s Kids Movies 680 VOTES The top ‘50s kids movies are a diverse group of genre classics that have been delighting audiences for decades. Many of the ...
#26 of 51 The Best Slim Pickens Movies 259 VOTES List of the best Slim Pickens movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Slim Pickens's highest grossi...
#5 of 25 The Best Fess Parker Movies 200 VOTES List of the best Fess Parker movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Fess Parker's highest grossing...
#20 of 32 The Best Jeffrey Hunter Movies 302 VOTES List of the best Jeffrey Hunter movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jeffrey Hunter's highest gr...

The Great Locomotive Chase is also found on...

Civil War Movies List List of All Movies Released in 1956 Movies Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures