"Snowpiercer" is a 2013 science fiction action film directed by Bong Joon-ho.
The starring cast includes Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, John Hurt, Ed Harris, Ewen Bremner, Song Kang-ho, Alison Pill, Vlad Ivanov and others.

Watch the official trailer for "Snowpiercer"

LionsgateFilmsUK on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 released the trailer:
Snowpiercer - Official Trailer - Out on Blu-Ray and DVD 25 May.

What is "Snowpiercer" about?

After an attempt to stop global warming via climate engineering catastrophically backfires, creating a new ice age in 2014, the remnants of humanity have taken to a circumnavigational train, the Snowpiercer, run by reclusive transportation magnate Wilford (Ed Harris). By 2031, the passengers on the train have become segregated, with the elite in the extravagant front cars and the poor in squalid tail compartments controlled by armed guards.
Urged by his father-figure Gilliam (John Hurt), Curtis (Chris Evans) and his second-in-command Edgar (Jamie Bell) lead the tail passengers in a revolt after they realize the guards' weapons have no ammunition. They free Namgoong, a captive security specialist, who insists that his clairvoyant daughter Yona (Asung Ko) is freed as well. Namgoong helps the tail army progress forward, but they soon end up in a standoff with guards with axes, overseen by Minister Mason (Tilda Swinton). In the ensuing fight, Curtis has to choose between saving Edgar or capturing Mason. Curtis makes a difficult call to capture Mason in order to use her as a bargaining chip to end the battle, and Edgar is fatally stabbed. The tail army stays back, holding the guards captive, while Curtis takes Mason, Namgoong, Yona, skilled fighter Grey (Luke Pasqualino), and Tanya (Octavia Spencer) and Andrew (Ewen Bremner) toward the front of the train. They are unaware that Franco, loyal to Mason, escapes the tail army to rally more guards.
Curtis's group travels through the first of several opulent cars. Namgoong and Yona recognize a landmark outside and consider that the ice may be thawing. They eventually reach a schoolroom, where a teacher is indoctrinating the children on Wilford's greatness, just before they open eggs to celebrate the eighteenth "New Year", each of which has marked one circumnavigation of the Earth. The teacher uses this as a distraction to attack and kill Andrew before Grey kills her. In the tail section, Franco uses the distraction to kill the tail army and capture Gilliam. Franco sends a live feed to the television in the classroom as he executes Gilliam; Curtis, in return, kills Mason. Curtis's group moves on, but Franco soon catches up to them. Tanya and Grey are killed after fighting Franco, who is then seemingly killed by Curtis and Namgoong. The two along with Yona continue onward.

Who's in the "Snowpiercer" cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Snowpiercer".

Chris Evans Curtis Everett The leader of the revolution
Tilda Swinton Minister Mason Wilford's right hand, the second in command on the train and the spokesperson for Wilford for the past 17 years
Jamie Bell Edgar Curtis's second-in-command
Octavia Spencer Tanya A determined mother
John Hurt Gilliam The spiritual leader of the tail section
Ed Harris Wilford The creator and caretaker of the engine
Ewen Bremner Andrew A helpless father whose only wish as to protect his son
Alison Pill Teacher Found teaching a classroom of young students, towards the front of the Snowpiercer
Vlad Ivanov Franco the Elder A seemingly indestructible henchman working for Minister Mason
Luke Pasqualino Grey Gilliam's bodyguard, a muscular, agile, fast-moving warrior
Kang-ho Song Namgoong Minsoo (as Song Kang Ho)
Asung Ko Yona (as Ko Asung)
Adnan Haskovic Franco the Younger
Emma Levie Claude
Steve Park Fuyu (as Stephen Park)
Clark Middleton Painter
Marcanthonee Reis Tim (as Marcanthonee Jon Reis)
Paul Lazar Paul
Tómas Lemarquis Egg-Head
Kenny Doughty News Reporter
Robert Russell Gerald
Magda Weigertová Doris (as Magdaléna Weigertová)
Jim High Soldier 1
Peter Hallin Soldier 2
Haruna Honcoop Female Officer (as Haruna Honcoopova)
Ana Braun Ylfa
Griffin Seymour Boy
Tyler John Williams Young Wilford (as Tyler Williams)
Luna Sophia Bar-Cohen Magdalena
Sean Connor Renwick Sergio (as Sean Renwick)
Karel Veselý Andy (as Karel Vesely)
Sung-taek Park Chan (as Park Sungtaek)
Brian Colin Foley Soldier A (as Brian Foley)
Kendrick Ong Soldier B
Seisuke Tsukahara Old Man
Tomás Dianiska Dark Voice
Mirek Navratil Giant (as Miroslav Navrátil)
Hun Chang Plant Tender 1 (as Huh Chan)
Lucie Burianová Plant Tender 2
Dana Green Voice Actor
Jonny Loquasto Voice Actor
Parry Shen Voice Actor
Joseph Bertót Voice Actor (as Joseph Bertot)
Eun-kyung Song Korean Translator (as Eunkyung Song)

When is "Snowpiercer" released in cinemas?

The film "Snowpiercer" was scheduled to be released on July 29, 2013 (Times Square), on August 1, 2013 (South Korea), on April 3, 2014 (Germany) and on July 2, 2015 (Hungary) by The Weinstein Company, RADiUS-TWC, (United States), CJ Entertainment, (South Korea), Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Bitters End, Cinema Friday International, Filmfreak Distributie, Future Film, Gussi Films, Kadokawa, Le Pacte, MFA+ Filmdistribution, Provzglyad, Roadshow Films, Thimfilm Filmverleih, Village, Viva International Pictures, Wild Side Films, Anchor Bay Entertainment, Ascot Elite Home Entertainment, Batrax Entertainment, Film & TV House, Film1, Films4You, GEM Entertainment, Golden Scene, Koch Media, La Aventura, Lionsgate Home Entertainment, Netflix, Remain In Light, Roadshow Entertainment, Tanweer Films, Wild Side Vidéo and Yleisradio (YLE).

What are "Snowpiercer" film specifications?

The duration of the film is 126 minutes. With a budget of $40 million, the film grossed over $86.8 million.

The film "Snowpiercer" is rated with "R" rating.

What are critics and audiences saying about "Snowpiercer"?

"Snowpiercer" got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.1/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 94/100.

More information about "Snowpiercer" you can get at:

Official website: snowpiercer-film.com

IMDB: Snowpiercer

Wikipedia: Snowpiercer

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