Silver Streak

Silver Streak

By Arthur Hiller

  • Genre: Arthur Hiller
  • Release Date: 1976-12-03
  • Advisory Rating: PG
  • Runtime: 1h 53min
  • Director: Arthur Hiller
  • Production Company: Frank Yablans Presentations
  • iTunes Price: USD 9.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 3.99
6.7/10
6.7
From 154 Ratings

Description

In this wild comedy adventure, rail passenger George Caldwell (Gene Wilder) finds that a romantic escapade with a sultry secretary (Jill Clayburgh) puts him in the middle of a Hitchcockian murder plot. Leaping on and off the train, in and out of roomettes, bars and dining cars, George teams up with an amiable, small-time crook (Richard Pryor) to defy the murderer's henchmen, FBI agents and a host of other outrageous characters.

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  • A classic comedy!

    5
    By 747whaledriver
    Very funny. I don’t think I’ll ever forget Pryor teaching Wilder to strut his stuff...
  • A man's been shot!

    5
    By DisneyLover4Life
    I absolutely LOVE Gene's performance in Silver Streak, this is 1 of his best (see Willy Wonka and Blazing Saddles as well) This is a movie that anyone can sit down and watch many times. Viewers, buy this. Simple as that, it's great!
  • Awesome

    5
    By krm<3
    As fabulous and hilarious as this movie is, iTunes should also get the adventures of sherlock holmes smarter brother also wit gene wilder
  • Board the train and if you fall off, get back on!

    5
    By erixtrax
    Silver Streak is a movie I remember watching on cable from my childhood all the time. It has stayed with me all these 20 some odd years and I still love it. It is the perfect blend of mystery, comedy and romance. Gene Wilder, afraid to fly, boards the Silver Streak train to cross the country. While traveling he meets Jill Clayburgh, who is with her boss, and just as things get hot and heavy, he thinks he witnesses a murder. Did he or was it his imagination? His quest to find out and protect his lady love finds him in a heap of trouble and continuously being thrown off the train! Gene Wilder and Jill Clayburgh are perfect together. But, more importantly, this is where Gene Wilder met Richard Pryor and a genius comic duo of the 70s and 80s was formed. They're the super couple in this one. The tone is perfect and the funny is never at the expense of the suspense and vice-versa. PS: Henry Mancini provides the perfect score.
  • Hilarious!

    5
    By TOM$$$
    A train version of Airplane with Gene Wilder!
  • Love this movie

    5
    By princess_rockstar2
    I love Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder! This movie is fantastic! :D I especially love the scene where Rita says, "Cut the gas, Steve! You're a grown man!" hahaha
  • No Young Frankenstein !?!???!

    5
    By Carioca_87
    Apple....come on!
  • Nothing can stop

    5
    By Ar-ron
    Silver Streak! this movie!!!
  • Silver Streak

    5
    By Kzahos
    Great movie!!! I can watch it over again & again,,, Gene Wilders greatest movies!!!
  • awsome

    5
    By EV / 24
    the best movie except (Iron man or wildhogs) a must buy good flik

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