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The General

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Action & Adventure Comedy 
19261h 19mOn: Free Services Prime Video Fandor Tags: Military War Spy Country: America

During America’s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray's beloved locomotive, 'The General'—with Johnnie's lady love aboard an attached boxcar—and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle.The General featuring Buster Keaton and Marion Mack is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Fandor (Via Prime Video), streaming on Epix, and 6 others. It's an action & adventure and comedy movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 93% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (78,300 votes).

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Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Epix & 1 other).

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Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft & 1 other).

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#512 Ranked Movie

#3 Ranked in Movies on Fandor

#16 Ranked in Western Movies

#20 Ranked in Spy Movies

The General has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 93% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (78,300 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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