Avalanche Express (1979)

PG  |   |  Action, Thriller

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Soviet KGB General Marenkov defects to the Americans and together with his CIA handler Harry Wargrave they plan an operation meant to reveal the KGB agents in Europe.

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Robert Shaw and Director/Producer Mark Robson both passed away during the post-production of this film. Both suffered heart attacks within months of the other; Robson passed away in June 1978 while Shaw passed away in August 1978.


During the avalanche scene, the train driver is seen attempting to accelerate the train out danger. However the speedometer is reading zero.


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Action | Thriller


Release Date:

19 October 1979


English, Russian

Country of Origin

USA, Ireland

Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)

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