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6,084 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

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2013 | Cannes Classics

Berlin International Film Festival

1995 | Retrospective

National Film Preservation Board

1989 | Winner: National Film Registry

Melbourne International Film Festival

1954 | Programme 3

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