Like many of you, we expect to be spending much of the next few weeks at home, and I thought you might like to see our list of train movies. Here’s our latest list (please use the Comments section below to add more suggestions or let us know on Twitter @traincampaign):

  1. Some Like It Hot
  2. Night Train to Munich
  3. The Railway Children
  4. The Titfield Thunderbolt
  5. Emperor of the North
  6. The Polar Express
  7. The Great Train Robbery
  8. A Hard Day’s Night
  9. Brief Encounter
  10. Doctor Zhivago
  11. The Darjeeling Limited
  12. Silver Streak
  13. The 20th Century
  14. From Russia with Love
  15. The Iron Horse
  16. The General
  17. Strangers on a Train
  18. Murder on the Orient Express
  19. Emperor of the North 1973
  20. End of the Line 1987
  21. Runaway Train
  22. North by Northwest
  23. Festival Express
  24. The General
  25. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
  26. Back to the Future: Part III

And here are a few local notes from Gaffney Feskoe:

  1. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House shows the Westport, CT station several times.
  2. The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit shows the Westport, CT station and has a scene in a New Haven commuter coach.
  3. It Happened to Jane was partially filmed in Connecticut with the New Haven Railroad.
  4. Strangers on a Train includes a scene at the Danbury, CT station.
  5. Revolutionary Road was partially filmed in CT.

Add your suggestions below, or send them to us on Twitter @traincampaign. Release year, director and actors, and notes welcome. If you would like to help edit, expand, and curate this list – better than endless scrolling through the news all day! – do drop me a note so we can work out about format and structure.

And here’s our favorite clip from the 1974 documentary The Last Train to Pittsfield.