It's a very mediocre family movie, but at least they brought the TV show to life on screen. Mr. The film stars Alec Baldwin as Mr. Conductor: Every story, like a railroad, has its heroes. Conductor, who has always traveled between the train world and the human world of Shining Time Station, is losing his powers and sparkle. The film is based on the British children's book series The Railway Series by The Rev. (Junior, Lily, and Thomas' crew walk up to Mr. That said, and the magic notwithstanding, tikes who do manage to grasp the complex story lines, and can sit still for an hour and a half, will learn good lessons about friendship, courage, hard work and being kind. [35][36][37][38] Cut and extended sequences, particularly those featuring P.T. Thomas and the Magic Railroad/Gallery < Thomas and the Magic Railroad. While 2020 comes to an end, so does the 20th anniversary celebration of Thomas And The Magic Railroad. View source. Discussions with PolyGram about the film were held, but not for long, because of the company being in the middle of a corporate restructuring and sale. Use the HTML below. Unearthing an old pirate ship, Thomas is on the hunt for Sodor's lost treasure. This is the transcript for Thomas and the Magic Railroad Mr. He renewed his interest in the project, and Destination Films became the main financial backer and studio for the film.[3]. This movie is a 10 in my books. With Alec Baldwin, Cody McMains, Russell Means, Peter Fonda. Thomas the Tank Engine's feature film debut follows Thomas and Mr. [8] John Bellis was originally attached to voice Thomas,[9] but was replaced by Canadian actor Edward Glen. 47298 painted to resemble Thomas, was brought to the cinema by low loader on July 9, 2000. However, with the help of his granddaughter, and the courage of a small town, he may be able to find that special magic to … Plans for an original Thomas & Friends film started with Paramount Pictures, but were not carried through. Written by Conductor: (Narrating) Hello. Thomas and the Magic Railroad (also known as Thomas the Tank Engine: The Magic Railroad in the United Kingdom and Germany) is a 2019 American 3D live-action/CGI animated family comedy adventure fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and Britt Allcroft based on three titled The Railway Series by Rev. Originally targeted for a late 2010 release,[42] in September 2009 this was revised to Spring 2011. Conductor who gives Junior a slight glare) Later that night, Percy finds that Splatter and Dodge have found the Sodor entrance to the Magic Railroad and goes to warn Thomas. Magic Coloring with Thomas the Tank Engine ♦ Learn Color with Thomas and Friends. In an April 2000 interview, following the changes, he said, "It was supposed to be my big break, but it hasn't put me off and I am hoping something else will come along. "[10] English actor Michael Angelis was the original voice of both James and Percy, but was recast for the same reason as Bellis. Conductor is suffering a crisis; his supply of magic gold dust is alarmingly low and not enough for him to travel back from Sodor. Calling All Engines!, a 2005 direct-to-video special and a spin off of the TV series, was produced by HIT Entertainment and released in 2005. "[30], William Thomas of Empire gave the film a one out of five stars, he was critical of the films special effects, stating, "But, believe it or not, the true villains of the piece are, in fact, the 'special' effects. [13] However, the test audiences felt that to his voice sounded "too old" for Thomas, although Bellis did receive his onscreen credit as the Transportation Co-Ordinator, and his voice-over remains intact in the original UK trailer. Robert Tinkler portrayed Patch as an adult in scenes that were also not included in the final cut. Not even Mr Conductor (Alec Baldwin), the man with the magic dust, seems to be able to help. Junior climbs onto one of the sails and is thrown onto Diesel 10's roof. 1:57 Thomas And The Magic Railroad. [12] Before filming, Thomas's voice was provided by John Bellis, a British fireman and part-time taxi driver who worked on the film as the Isle of Man transportation co-ordinator and facilities manager. Mr. Lazlo and the Magic Railroad; Lightning McQueen and the Magic Road (Thomas and the Magic Railroad) 2; Ariel and the Magic Sea; Ash and the Magic Route; In addition to poor writing, the Allcroft Thomas stories often feature trains harrassing and bullying one another with dubious "lessons" sometimes intertwined. Britt Allcroft. This subpage contains all images relating to said article. The next morning, Thomas collects six coal trucks for Henry, and one of them accidentally rolls through the buffers that lead to the secret railway. Sodor was realised using models and chroma key. Lily Stone. Due to the film's poor performance, Allcroft resigned from her company in September 2000. [39], The presentation concluded with a performance of "The Locomotion" by members of the Off-Broadway and West End companies of Bat Out of Hell: The Musical. At the sheds, the steam engines conclude that they should find Lady before Diesel 10, unaware that his oafish diesel minions Splatter and Dodge are spying on them. Scherer also performed "Summer Sunday" during the scene where Mr. [25], On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 21% based on 68 reviews, along with an average rating of 3.97/10. Gibaxajo. The four-hour event, directed by Eric Scherer, was a virtual script reading of a "reimagined extended edition" of the film, utilizing elements from the May 1999 draft, the August 1999 filmed script, and the finished 2000 film, along with new original material and live performances of the film's songs being intercut with the reading. Conductor... and I'm going to tell you a story about trains... folks far apart and the magic railroad that brought them together. Otherwise, no." The film was also released in Australia on December 14, 2000, and in New Zealand on April 7, 2001. Britt signed a contract to write the script for the film with the working title Thomas and the Magic Railroad. [8] David Jacobs, the former vice president of The Britt Allcroft Company, stated that Baldwin got involved in the project because his daughter Ireland was a fan of the series. Lily suggests using a special coal from Sodor. (Cut to clips of Thomas and the Magic Railroad.) The film tells the story of Lily Stone, the granddaughter of the caretaker of an enchanted steam engine who is lacking an appropriate supply of coal, and Mr. NC (VO):...about an old man, who has lost all hope in life, all because of his misguided faith in a simple engine. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. [citation needed], A re-release of the film on DVD and Blu-ray as a 20th anniversary edition from Shout! Especially younger kids. The Polar Express (Full HD) Nature Relax ASMR. Parents may well find that their children are squirming in their seats long before Thomas rides his magic rails into the sunset. Conductor is a needed asset to the railway. Boomer. Conductor calls his cousin, Mr. C. Junior, to help him with his gold dust crisis. Diesel 10 chases Thomas and Lady to the viaduct, where the steam engines make it safely across, but the viaduct collapses under Diesel 10's weight, and he falls and lands onto a barge filled with sludge. W. Awdry, its televised adaptation Thomas & Friends, and the American television series Shining Time Station by Britt Allcroft and Rick Siggelkow. He's our number one hero. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2020 film)/Transcript/6 < Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2020 film)‎ | Transcript. Gordon tells Thomas that he doesn't believe Mr. It featured special appearances from stars of film, television, and theatre, including Scherer (Station Announcer/Adult Patch), Stephen J. Anderson (Diesel 10), Zackary Arthur (Young Burnett), Alexander Bello (Lily and Patch's son), Kimberly J. Thomas and the Magic Railroad This page was last edited on 17 January 2021, at 04:11. Conductor and Junior. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty diesel engines. Icon Film Distribution handled distribution in the United Kingdom. Getting more gold dust will require help from Mr. C's slacker cousin, his new friend Lilly, and her morose grandfather, plus the secret engine he's hidden all these years and couldn't get running. The movie begins with Thomas as well as the Island of Sodor being introduced to the audience by Mr. Conductor and I'm going to tell you a story about trains, folks far apart and the Magic Railroad that brought them together. He's our number one hero. Lily meets Patch, who takes her to Shining Time, where she meets Junior again. [11][failed verification]. Burnett's granddaughter, Lily Stone, is visiting her grandfather. Welcome to the greatest wikipedia of all time, based on Thomas and the Magic Railroad, which is, in turn, based on the The Railway Series by Rev. Bertie: a small red bus who likes to race with Thomas. (2000). [44] On June 8, 2011, it was announced that 9 director Shane Acker would direct the live-action adaptation of The Adventures of Thomas, with Weta Digital designing the film's visual effects. This special shows you how he became the Fat Controller's number one engine. Conductor, Lily Stone and Burnett Stone respectively. A page for describing Trivia: Thomas and the Magic Railroad. 1 hr 25 min. Conductor tries to keep him in order, but the gold dust fails and Mr. At the same time, Shining Time Station – an American series that combined episodes from the previous series with original live-action characters and scenarios, also created by Allcroft along with Rick Siggelkow – was made, and also successful. Factory and under license by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment was released on September 29, 2020. Anyway, the Thomas and the Magic Railroad is … Surprises await Thomas and his friends as they dig up their most daring adventure yet. Mr. Sir Topham Hatt and his family have left the Island of Sodor on holiday, leaving Mr. London's interest is thought to have stemmed from his three-year-old daughter, who was enthralled by Thomas. A video game based on the film, titled Thomas and the Magic Railroad: Print Studio, was released in the United Kingdom. Boomer), Victoria Kingswood (Lily), Miriam-Teak Lee (Lady), Killian Thomas Lefevre (Toby), Noel MacNeal (Edward), Tim Mahendran (Harold), Amy Matthews (Lady Hatt), John McGowan (Mr. C. Junior), Blake Merriman (George), Harper Miles (Annie), Colin Mochrie (Burnett Stone), Michael Moore (Splatter), Katie Nail (Station Master), Angelisse Perez (Dodge), Jonah Platt (Mr. Lily, Burnett, Patch and Mutt return to Shining Time, and Lady returns to the Magic Railroad while Thomas travels home into the sunset. That man is exactly how Thomas would sound!" Mr. "[26] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 19 out of 100 based on 23 critics, indicating "overwhelming dislike". In early August 1999, it was announced that Alec Baldwin, Mara Wilson and Peter Fonda had joined the cast to play Mr. [28] Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film one star out of four, and wrote "(the fact) That Thomas and the Magic Railroad made it into theaters at all is something of a mystery. History Talk (0) Trending pages. Join Thomas the Tank Engine and meet lots of new friends in this enchanting family adventure movie, Thomas and the Magic Railroad. He and Diesel 10 meet their fates during the chase scene when they plunge off the Big Dipper into a barge filled with sludge. ", Cinema.com: Thomas and the Magic Railroad, Britt Allcroft Engineers Magic - Frazier Moore, AP, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Thomas_and_the_Magic_Railroad&oldid=1000872783, Wikipedia articles needing rewrite from February 2020, Articles with a promotional tone from February 2020, Wikipedia articles with style issues from February 2020, Articles with multiple maintenance issues, Articles with failed verification from March 2020, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Articles with unsourced statements from July 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "The Chase, the Clue and the Happy Ending". During that year, Barry London became Chairman of the newly founded Destination Films (owned by Sony Pictures). Conductor" who tells stories about Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends. Conductor cuts one of the claw's hydraulic hoses with a pair of tin snips, and is thrown free. I'm here to tell you a story about a blue cheeky tank engine named Thomas who gets to have a visit on the Magic Railroad. While traveling through the Magic Railroad, Thomas discovers the missing coal truck, which he collects. W. Awdry, on the television series of the character from the same name and Shining Time Station … The site's critical consensus reads, "Kids these days demand cutting edge special effects or at least a clever plot with cute characters. It features twelve music tracks from the feature film composed by Hummie Mann. 47298, painted to resemble Thomas, was brought to the cinema by low-loader on 9th July 2000. If you don't know what that is, the Magic Railroad is a magical railroad as imagined by Burnett Stone, my grandfather, and was operated by … When Thomas the Tank Engine first arrived on the Island of Sodor, he had a lot to learn. Thomas and the Magic Railroad was released theatrically on July 14, 2000 in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and July 26 of that same year in the United States and Canada. Thomas and the Magic Railroad - Chase (HD) (English) - YouTube Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Conductor is abducted by Diesel 10, who threatens to drop him off a viaduct unless he divulges the location of the buffers, but Mr. [3], In the Summer of 1998, during Series 5 of Thomas's production, Allcroft saw an Isle of Man Film Commission advert. Shiver me timbers. Meet Thomas. Thomas arrives and the two engines return to Sodor, where they meet Mr. An evil diesel locomotive named Diesel 10 (voiced by Neil Crone) has arrived on the Island of Sodor, with his goal of destroying the steam locomotives. View production, box office, & company info. Meanwhile, the evil, devious Diesel 10 along with his bumbling followers, arrive on Sodor with unfinished business, to find and destroy a lost railway and the lost steam engine that helps keep the tw… Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Arun Blair-Mangat and Miriam-Teak Lee performed a cover of "Some Things Never Leave You", as did Eric Scherer and Katie Nail with "Shining Time". For the purpose, a steam locomotive, painted to resemble Thomas, was brought to the cinema on July 9th, 2000. In 2007, the film was released as part of a double feature with The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. Adventure. Australian voice actor Keith Scott originally voiced Diesel 10 (as evidenced in both the US and UK trailers), but he believes that he was recast because test audiences claimed that his portrayal was "too scary" for young children. Thomas and the Magic Railroadreceived negative reviews from critics, with major criticism of the locomotives' mouths not mov… Lady is unable to steam despite trying all of the coals in Indian Valley. Conductor after managing to escape with James from Diesel 10 by using the last of his gold dust. Thomas and the Magic Railroad (also known as Thomas the Tank Engine: The Magic Railroad in the United Kingdom and Germany) is a 2021 American 3D live-action/CGI animated family comedy adventure fantasy film directed by Kelly Asbury, Robert Zemeckis and Britt Allcroft based on three titled The Railway Series by Rev. Here are some well-known faces from Sundance over the years, as they brought their early movies to the festival. Junior takes her through the Magic Railroad to Sodor, where they meet Thomas. [5] HiT Entertainment acquired the company two years later, including the television rights to Thomas. [24], The film grossed $19.7 million worldwide against a production budget of $19 million. Thomas rolls down the mountain and re-enters the Magic Railroad through another secret portal. Three songs from the original series that were not heard in the original film were covered in this version: Connor Warren Smith, Jake Ryan Flynn and Alexander Bello performed "It's Great to be an Engine" during the scene where Mr. C. Junior and Lily arrive in the Island of Sodor following their flight over the Magic Railroad; Eric Scherer and Katie Nail performed "Night Train" during the scene where Thomas and Percy come to the realization about the Magic Railroad's existence; and Bradley Dean and Alice Fearn performed "The Island Song" after the climatic chase scene. [11][failed verification] Additionally, American actor Patrick Breen was the original voice of both Splatter and Dodge, but he was also subsequently recast. Thomas and his friends live on the Island of Sodor, the land of talking trains which has been a realm of magic and innocence, but Diesel 10 and his sidekicks, Splatter and Dodge, have arrived to cause trouble. National press coverage was low, as many journalists were concentrating on the launch of the book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, for which a special train called "Hogwarts Express" would run from July 8 to 11. "[31] Plugged In stated, "While the animation maintains its simple appearance, the plot is anything but simple. 7:52. The Magic Railroad Parody, originally known as simply The Magic Railroad, is a YouTube satire film directed and edited by MrConductorFan1406. [40], On July 1, 2000, it was reported that Destination Films began development on a sequel, but it was quietly cancelled.[41]. [2] During its second weekend of screening in Britain, it took in £170,000. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. The film premiered at the Odeon Leicester Square; for the purpose, a steam locomotive, LMS Fowler 3F no. Published by Hasbro Interactive, it was released for PC on August 25, 2000. Thomas the Tank Engine is the little engine that could as a train conductor and a little girl boost his confidence when bigger trains mock his power. Thomas discovers mysteries of the past and must help a new friend, save a ruined castle and may even find some treasure when Sir Robert Norramby comes to the Island of Sodor. As early as 1994, prior to the launch of Thomas's fourth series, Britt Allcroft had plans to make a feature film based on both of these series, and would make use of the model trains from Thomas and the live-action aesthetic of Shining Time Station. Even magical Mr. Edit. 17 of 26 people found this review helpful. I'm Mr. Conductor: [narrating] Hello. Mr. However h… A few days later, she offered the role to Bellis, and he accepted. Thomas is the reason why Boomer ends up on Sodor: he's transported back in Thomas's cab on the way back through the Magic Railroad. Boomer (played by Doug Lennox), who was the original antagonist and character originally responsible for wrecking Lady, because the test audiences at the March 2000 preview screenings in Los Angeles considered Boomer "too scary" for young children. Thomas the Tank Engine's feature film debut follows Thomas and Mr. In a 2007 interview with Sodor Island Forums & Fansite, director Britt Allcroft revealed that before the film's theatrical release, she and editor Ron Wisman were forced to completely change the film from how she had originally written it, by removing Burnett's rival P.T. Ewan McGregor and Bob Hoskins had also expressed interest for the role. This movie has neither, having lost in its Americanization what the British original did so right. While this year has been tough for the rest of the world, I was happy that the entire deleted storyline feature was released onto the Blu-Ray set of the film. 100% of the donations collected prior to and during the presentation went directly to the Autistic Self Advocacy Network. Thomas and the Magic Railroad is a 2000 British-American fantasy adventure film written, produced and directed by Britt Allcroft. Real younger kids. However, younger and more sensitive viewers might be scared of the mean diesel trains, and there is one scene where one of the good trains is nearly pushed into a fiery furnace. This left Allcroft to seek other sources of funding. Thomas and the Magic Railroad is a 2000 British-American fantasy adventure film written, produced and directed by Britt Allcroft. Thomas: (whistles) Hello! [45] On October 6, 2020, it was announced that Marc Forster would be directing a new live-action/animated Thomas & Friends movie. Lily Stone (played by Mara Wilson) was intended to be the narrator of the story. Conductor), Rob Rackstraw (James), Kyle Roberts (Percy), John Scott-Richardson (Billy Twofeathers), Carolyn Smith (Lily and Patch's daughter), Keith Wickham (Sir Topham Hatt/Gordon) and J. Paul Zimmerman (Henry). It's worth a watch on VHS and DVD only. Conductor, Peter Fonda, Mara Wilson, Didi Conn, Russell Means, Cody McMains, Michael E. Rodgers, and Eddie Glen as the voice of Thomas. Here's a fanciful full-length adventure featuring the characters from the enchanting PBS kids' TV series, Shining Time Station. It received overwhelmingly negative reviews from critics upon release, mainly from the UK, with criticism of the acting, plot, special effects, and the lack of fidelity to the source material. Boomer, Burnett's rival and an emotionally muddy biker man until his scenes were cut from the film entirely. Mr. Conductor enlist the help of Thomas, who along the way confronts the ruthless Diesel 10, who plans to get rid of the railway's steam engines. Category page. Thomas and the Magic Railroad isn't good nor horrible either. Harold: a white rescue helicopter who flies around Sodor. Edit. From the moment she heard Alec Baldwin's voice she didn't move. Conductor, Peter Fonda, Mara Wilson, Didi Conn, Russell Means, Cody McMains, Michael E. Rodgers, and Eddie Glen as the voice of Thomas. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? They were offering tax incentives to companies wanting to film on the Island. His supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island where talking trains and vehicles can talk, is critically low. The film was co-produced by Destination Films, which also distributed the film in the United States, Gullane Pictures, and the Isle of Man Film Commission. Quite how – in today's era of slo-mo and seamless digital wizardry – such a shoddy result can have been achieved is anyone's guess. Thomas leaves to collect Mr. 1 Description 2 Cast 2.1 Live-action actors 2.2 Voice actors 3 Trailers and info 4 Gallery Join Thomas the Tank Engine and meet lots of new friends in this enchanting family adventure movie, Thomas and the Magic Railroad. While he admired the models and art direction, he criticized how the engines' mouths did not move when they spoke, the overly depressed performance of Peter Fonda, as well as the overall lack of consistency in the plot. Brown (Stacy Jones), Chelsea Davis (Mutt), Lucas Davis (The Previous Mr. The film is based on the British children's book series The Railway Series by The Rev. by Mara Wilson: book review, In Memoriam: Gone But Not Forgotten...Except By The Oscars, Nostalgia Critic: The Top 11 Nostalgia Critic Fuck-ups: Part 3, Amtrak Train Station, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. Conductor: [narrating] But he's running a little late today. According to Allcroft, after hearing him speak for the first time, she told her colleagues, "I have just heard the voice of Thomas. I also agree that this is a wonderful movie for very young children. Join Thomas the Tank Engine and meet lots of new friends in this enchanting family adventure movie, Thomas and the Magic Railroad. [17], Thomas and the Magic Railroad was originally released onto VHS and DVD by Icon Home Entertainment on October 19, 2000 in the United Kingdom, and by Columbia TriStar Home Video[nb 1] on October 31 of that same year[19][20] in the United States. Thomas, Lady and Burnett return to the grotto; Lily combines water from a wishing well and shavings from the Magic Railroad to make more gold dust. Thomas and the Magic Railroad was released theatrically in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 14th July 2000 and the United States and Canada on 26th July 2000. Conductor. Dayna Manning performed a new version of "I Know How The Moon Must Feel" during its respective scene in the presentation. Main Page: Behind the Scenes: Merchandise: Gallery: This is a gallery subpage for Thomas and the Magic Railroad. Junior: Come on, Lily. Conductor), Alice Fearn (Storyteller/Adult Lily), Jake Ryan Flynn (Patch), Irene Gallin (Young Tasha/Clarabel), Michael I. Haber (Newspaper Delivery Boy), Jessa Halterman (Lily's Mother), Logan Hart (Bertie), Alex Haynes (Thomas), Theresa Jett (Passenger), Richard Kind (P.T. Thomas and the Magic Railroad Movie Spoofs. Patch retrieves the truck and Burnett uses the coal to start Lady. Acting for Two: In the final cut: Diesel 10, Splatter and Gordon are all voiced by Neil Crone. Thomas rediscovers the long lost original station which in it's day was called Great Waterton and he also becomes jealous of a new tank engine called Stanley. [27] Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B" on an A+ to F scale. Conductor (. [4] It grossed $19.7 million worldwide against a production budget of $19 million. Laura Bower as Tasha Stone: Burnett's late wife and Lily's deceased grandmother. This is an edited … Conductor. And that's not good news for the many tots who make up the majority of Thomas' audience. Kids who like the Thomas books might kinda like it. Thomas and his friends live on the island of Sodor, the land of talking trains which has been a realm of magic and innocence, until Diesel 10 and his sidekicks Splatter and Dodge arrive to cause trouble. A special video presentation commemorating the 20th anniversary of Thomas the Tank Engine's first feature film, with special appearances and performances from stars of TV, film, and theater, supporting the Autistic Self Advocacy Network. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Before that, the film premiered at the Odeon Leicester Square; for the purpose, a steam locomotive, no. Even magical Mr. But when Thomas discovers the the magic railroad, the line which connects the human world with the world of the talking trains, and when a young girl named Lily (Mara Wilson) resolves to help, it … Mr. The initial draft of the script was written by Josh Klausner, who has also said that the film would be set around the times of World War II; Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi also helped write the script. Jon Reeves . To ameliorate these problems, Lily and Mr. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Later that day, Mr. At seemingly a ordinary train station in a small American town, extraordinary things happen including a tiny man called "Mr. He lands at the Sodor windmill, where he finds a clue to the source of the gold dust. Conductor gives him his conductor's hat before sending him to another railway. Original Description: Here it is, the great "Thomas And The Magic Railroad Extended Cut" also known as the Rough Cut or Director's Cut this is based off of a workprint that leaked a while back. Running shots of the "Indian Valley" train were filmed at the Strasburg Rail Road location. Thomas and the Magic Railroad is a soundtrack released on both CD and cassette on August 1, 2000. History Talk (1) Share. W. Awdry along with Britt Allcroft's Thomas the Tank Engine and the Shining Time Station television series.. Rules - No Cyber-bullying, Vandalism and Trolls. Thomas and the Magic Railroad is a UK VHS/DVD release by Icon Film Distribution on 20th November 2000. Mr. The movie had its world premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square in the United Kingdom on July 9, 2000. That night, Diesel 10 approaches the shed where the steam engines are sleeping and destroys the side of it with his claw. 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