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136 Ratings

Silver Streak

Directed by Arthur Hiller
United States, 1976
Comedy, Thriller, Romance


On a train ride from L.A. to Chicago, a mild-mannered businessman gets unwittingly entangled in the plot of a group of vicious art forgers. When target for elimination, he escapes and joins forces with a petty thief in this classic pairing of Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor.

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Silver Streak Directed by Arthur Hiller

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1977 | Nominee: Best Sound

Writers Guild of America

1977 | Nominee: Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1977 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1977 | 3rd place: Best Supporting Actor

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