7. Snowpiercer | Directed By: Joon-ho Bong —
Starring: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, John Hurt
Release Date: 2013
The time is AD 2031. Not too far away, right? Well, the passengers in the train don't know it, but they're the only survivors on Earth. Based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette, the film stars Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Octavia Spencer and Ed Harris.
Snowpiercer marks Bong's English-language debut; he's mentioned that approximately 80% of the film was shot in English. In the film, the inhabitants of the Snow Piercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine, are forced to create a new world when the old one is wiped out by a failed experiment to stop global warming.
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