Ginger Nuts of Horror
To celebrate the official launch of Train to Busan, ( released 28 October ) Ginger Nuts of Horror is proud to bring you our top ten of travel horror. Whether it's a leisurely day trip or a trans-continental journey across Europe, travelling has never been more fraught with danger and death. From flesh eating zombies to demonic motor vehicles, it looks as though we would all be better off staying indoors. Read on for our top ten favourite transport themed horrors, please comment with your favourite examples of transport themed horror films.
1. horror express (1972)
Mode of Transport: Victorian steam train, has a slightly bothersome passenger.
Demonic driver: Eugenio Martín
Petrified passenger: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
What the Fat Controller failed to mention:
"A Nightmare of Terror Aboard the Transsiberian Express"
An English anthropologist has discovered a frozen monster in the frozen wastes of Manchuria which he believes may be the Missing Link. He brings the creature back to Europe aboard a trans-Siberian express, but during the trip the monster thaws out and starts to butcher the passengers one by one.
2. DUEL (1971)
Mode : A 1955 Peterbilt 281 tanker truck driven by a teamster/possible serial killer who is having a really bad day.
Demonic driver: Steven Spielberg
Petrified passenger: Dennis Weaver
What the owner’s manual failed to mention:
“Fear is the driving force.”
While traveling through the desert for an appointment with a client, the businessman David Mann from California passes a slow and old tanker truck. The psychotic truck driver feels offended and chases David along the empty highway trying to kill him
3. Christine (1983)