Avalanche Express

Avalanche Express (1979)

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  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1979-09-29
  • User Rating: 4.6/10 from 13 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 25min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Lorimar Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Directors: Mark Robson, Monte Hellman.
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From 13 Ratings


CIA agent Harry Wargrave is sent to aid Gen. Marenkov, a senior Russian official, who is defecting to the west. Wargrave decides they should travel to safety on a train across Europe, the "Atlantic Express". During the journey they must survive attacks by terrorists and an avalanche, all planned by Russian spy-catcher Nikolai Bunin.

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  • Lee Marvin

    as Wargrave
  • Robert Shaw

    as Markenkov
  • Linda Evans

    as Else Lang
  • Joe Namath

    as Leroy
  • Horst Buchholz

    as Schotten
  • Maximilian Schell

    as Bunin
  • Mike Connors

    as Haller
  • Arthur Brauss

    as Neckermann
  • David Hess

    as Geiger
  • Sylva Langova

    as Olga
  • Kristina Nel

    as Helga Mann
  • Günter Meisner

    as Rudi Muehler
Production Mark Robson Producer
Directing Mark Robson Director
Directing Monte Hellman Director
Writing Colin Forbes Novel
Camera Jack Cardiff Director of Photography
Crew Howard A. Anderson III Special Effects
Sound Allyn Ferguson Original Music Composer
Editing Garth Craven Editor
Crew John Dykstra Special Effects
Production Willy Egger Production Manager
Writing Abraham Polonsky Screenplay