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Release Date: June 27th, 2014

DVD Release Date: October 21st, 2014

R|2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
A post-apocalyptic ice age forces humanity's last survivors aboard a globe-spanning supertrain. One man (Chris Evans) will risk everything to lead a revolt for control of the engine and the future of the world.

Cast: Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, John Hurt, Ed Harris, Ewen Bremner

Director: Joon-ho Bong

Genres: Science fiction, Action

Production Co: Opus, Stillking Films, Moho Film, CJ Entertainment

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Snowpiercer is an ambitious piece with a universally comprehensible theme and accessible aesthetics. show more

  • Swinton is delightful in a twisted turn as Wilford's enforcer, a Margaret Thatcherian dragon lady who adores watching her men torture miscreants who have defied the train's No. 1 rule: Know your place. show more

  • In superlative previous films like “The Host” and “Mother,” Bong elevated, then transcended, the humble genres of the monster movie and the murder mystery by refashioning them into exquisitely heart-wrenching human drama. Disappointingly, then, his alchemical touch is absent here. Snowpiercer warms the heart, but doesn't penetrate it. show more

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