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  2. Is the movie 'Unstoppable' based on a true story?

    Mar 18, 2017 · Answer: Yes, the 20th Century Fox film Unstoppable is inspired by actual events, but very loosely. On May 15, 2001, an unmanned train -- CSX Locomotive #8888, which was later nicknamed "Crazy Eights" -- with 47 cars left Stanley rail yard in Walbridge, Ohio, and took off on a 66 mile.

  3. Unstoppable (2010 film) - Wikipedia

    Unstoppable is a 2010 American action thriller film directed and produced by Tony Scott and starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. It is loosely based on the real-life CSX 8888 incident, telling the story of a runaway freight train and the two men who attempt to stop it. The film was the last film Tony Scott directed before his death.

  4. ‘Speed’ on Speed: The Making of ‘Unstoppable,’ 10 Years Later

    Nov 12, 2020 · Based on the true story of the CSX-8888 incident of May 2001, Unstoppable is an old-school action-adventure. The Oscar-nominated movie, which hit theaters in November 2010, chronicles railroad...

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  5. 'Unstoppable': Tony Scott's Unrelenting Final Masterpiece

    2 days ago · He knew he had a great script in Unstoppable. Fox President Tom Rothman called him to tell him so, but directors kept coming and going. It was the true story of the CSX-8888 incident of May 2001, a runaway train carrying chemicals that could destroy a region. The script was sent to Tony Scott, who had just done a train movie.

  6. The Rail Company and True Story Behind 'Unstoppable'

    Nov 11, 2010 · This weekend’s big-budget blow-it-all-up action film Unstoppable, about an out-of- control locomotive hauling deadly cargo, claims to be “based on true events.” The film, co-starring Denzel...

  7. Is Unstoppable Really Based on a True Story? (And 24 Other ...

    Nov 12, 2010 · A: The Taking of Pelham 123, which came out in 2009, was a movie about a hijacked New York City subway train. Unstoppable is a movie about an unmanned, out-of-control freight train. There is a ...

  8. CSX #8888: The Real Story of “Unstoppable” — Rare Mileage

    What many of the general public do not realize, is that Unstoppable is a dramatic retelling of real life events. On May 15, 2001 CSX #8888 escaped from Stanley Yard in Toledo, OH. It quickly began a high-speed journey south along the Columbus Subdivision through the communities of Findlay, Bowling Green, and Kenton.

  9. Unstoppable – The Story Behind The Film | Erin Corrado

    Nov 19, 2010 · On November 12th, the film Unstoppable was released by 20th Century Fox (my review here), starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. It is the story of a runaway train, and as the poster for the movie boasts, it’s ‘inspired by a true story.’