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Hey you!


Yeah, you! Would you like to board a train which celebrates New Year's Eve all through the night while it is reaching it's destination? It has plenty of cool costumes, food, mind-altering substances and loose women! You could say it is the very definition of Cool Train!

Oh, I don't really know....

It also has David Copperfield performing magic acts.

Oh cool!

Now that you're onboard, you should also know that there's also a disgruntled killer, who was a victim of a nasty prank couple of years ago, among the guests. Have fun!

Aw man....

And that's how the plot goes for this 1980 Slasher Flick directed by Roger Spottiswoode[1] and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Johnson and the aforementioned David Copperfield.

A remake was in development, but it eventually evolved into the Hostel-esque Train (which retains the Terror Train title in Japan).

Tropes used in Terror Train include:


  1. (who also did Tomorrow Never Dies and The 6th Day)
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