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Train Ride (2000)

R | | Drama | 2000 (USA)
Three college seniors who are thinking about nothing but graduation and going out with a bang from college, harshly discover that a culmination of four years of hard work can lead to a ... See full summary »

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Rel Dowdell

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Rel Dowdell
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dakota Anderson ... Jared (as Sean Anderson)
Thomas Braxton Jr. Thomas Braxton Jr. ... Ron
Joe Clair Joe Clair ... Keith
Rel Dowdell Rel Dowdell ... Brett
Egypt Egypt ... Pretty party girl
Sabela Grimes Sabela Grimes ... Skyler
Guru Guru ... Jay (as The Guru)
Wood Harris ... Will
Anika Hawkins Anika Hawkins ... Tandy
Johnnie Hobbs Jr. Johnnie Hobbs Jr. ... Father
Russell Hornsby ... Ellis
Greg Horos ... Dan
Earl Jones Earl Jones ... Sean
Sabine Lamy Sabine Lamy ... Sheila
MC Lyte ... Katrina Daniels
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Storyline

Three college seniors who are thinking about nothing but graduation and going out with a bang from college, harshly discover that a culmination of four years of hard work can lead to a permanent road to perdition after they decide to experiment with the knockout "date rape" drug on a vulnerable, impressionable, and very attractive freshman girl. Events quickly become a "Train Ride" for all parties involved, and end up spiraling out of control into a roller-coaster of unpredictable, virulent events that must be seen to be believed. Written by Gator 1069-1

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Three college seniors, Will, Ellis, and Ron are about to make a big mistake that is going to derail the rest of their lives forever......

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content, violence and some drug use
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2000 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,850, 9 July 2000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Ruff Nation Films See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The last film of Esther Rolle. See more »

Quotes

Katrina Daniels: It sounds as if you're trying to corrupt us underclassmen.
Will: Naw, never that.
Will: It's the underclassmen that's trying to corrupt the upperclassmen!
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This movie is a must see!!
21 April 2000 | by 1030kittenSee all my reviews

I enjoyed "Train Ride" immensely!! I am so proud of this film and it's young African American Writer/Director. Oftentimes, new Writers/Directors opt to write about the more common theme (drugs/hustling). Although, this film was about drug usage, it was of usage in a different perspective and I could appreciate that. Not only was the story line good but it was consistent and entertaining and the acting was the best I've ever seen in an independent film! I congratulate this young African American Writer/Director on a job well done and I look forward to more of his work!!!!


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