Silver Streak ()

directed by Arthur Hiller
featuring Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh, Richard Pryor, Patrick McGoohan, Ned Beatty

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While taking a train trip from L.A. to Chicago, mild-mannered George Caldwell (Gene Wilder) makes the acquaintance of Hilly Burns (Jill Clayburgh). As they indulge in a brief bit of spooning, Hilly tells George that her boss is on the verge of exposing a group of vicious art forgers. Later that evening, George sees the body of Hilly's boss being thrown off of the train. Detective Sweet (Ned Beatty) agrees to investigate, but he too is bumped off. The instigator of these outrages is master forger Roger Devereau (Patrick ...

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Daniel L

Oct 17, 2013

A classic!

Brilliantly written, skillfully acted; a true tour d' force of a film. If you love comedy, and if you love passenger trains, you will love Silver Streak!

ispep

Dec 3, 2009

One of my favorites!

I love Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor together and this movie and Stir Crazy are a real riot. One you can watch again and again and still laugh.

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