The Railway Man Synopsis
Former POW Eric Lomax and his new wife go in search of the Japanese interpreter who tortured him.
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Learning to the past behind him

By clark2600
Ex Vietnam vet Eric Lomax was left alone relive his excruciating memories of the former war, involving his abduction by Japanese fighting army. Though decades have passed, his nightmare is still...

Strong and moving commentary on war

By chinawood
Excellent performances all around, and while a bit slow, very moving in its depiction of PTSC and the eventual healing from horrific war crimes.. Definitely recommend.....

Railway Man

By haciendacusin
nicole kidman: an exceptional performance. colin firth: colin firth. subtle but, unlike kidman, unable to transform himself. writing/story: continuity & time-frame problems. unexplained...

THE ENDING MADE ME MORE ANGRY THAN I HAVE EVER BEEN IN MY LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By rudisill
I. Colin Firth is an extremely dull and boring Supporting Actor in this film; II. JEREMY IRVINE totally deserves and should definitely receive his Oscar Academy Award for BEST ACTOR for his...

The Railway Man

By judyluvscats506
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Good movie

By jr2224
The Railway Man was a really good movie. The cast did an great job, and this movie deserves an B+...

Pulls You in

By tinaclark3
I wasn't expecting to have so many strong emotions during this movie. It was beautiful to watch, soul torturing, enlightening and a movie I will keep with me for various reasons....

Very powerful

By prattsheila
Loved this movie. Great acting, story, and drama. Based on true story makes it even better....

The Railway Man

By skliebmann
Poignant story with great acting....

A must see

By martingg
Collin Firth and Nicole Kidman give Oscar performances, and the actor who played the Japanese soldier at the end has to be a shoo-in for supporting....

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Rated R | For disturbing POW violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Former POW can't shake wartime cruelty in sluggish drama.
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