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6,196 Ratings

The General

United States, 1926
Action, Adventure, Comedy


When the American Civil War breaks out, a confederate railroad engineer must revolt against Northern spies when they steal the locomotive carrying his fiancée.

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The General Directed by Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


Berlin International Film Festival


São Paulo International Film Festival


National Film Preservation Board

1989 | Winner: National Film Registry

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