This week sees Brad Pitt trip take a wild ride on a Bullet Train, in which his goofy assassin must fend of a colourful collection of fellow killers while stuck on the titular train between Tokyo and Kyoto, battling the likes of Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Hiroyuki Sanada, and more.

It’s a “Die Hard on a train” vibe with the playful touch that we’ve come to expect from action director David Leitch (Deadpool 2Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw). Trains, it turns out, are a pretty popular setting for movies—large enough to movie around in, contained enough to keep the dramatic action in one place, but paradoxically always on the move.

You’re both trapped and traveling on a train, which offers up interesting thematic and narrative opportunities. So, if you feel like riding the rails for a bit, cinematically speaking, buy a ticket for one of these…

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