The Best Amtrak Movie Scene

Amtrak is only in a few movies:
Rainman
Trading Places
The Italian Job
Breaking All The Rules
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

The best Amtrak scene is in Trading Spaces

Trading places train scene

The scene takes place mostly in an Amtrak cafe car. And just as in any cafe car you’re served a smorgasbord of Americana:
– an African
– Catholic Priest
– European Coed
– Bumbling unintentionally racist white American
– Pets (ie the monkeys)
– Inept Amtrak employees
– Drunk passengers
And, just like Amtrak as a whole, the scene is a beautiful developing cluster chaos. It’s just perfect!!