Thames and the Majestic Railroad

Thames and the Majestic Railroad is is a 2000 animated feature film produced by Seagull Pictures and released on June 16, 2000 by Mike Nestle Pictures.


When Sir Floppin Pancake goes on vacation, The Trains take full control of Samden, But when Thames meets a Sea Boat driven by a Talking Octopus, things go crazy.

Voice Cast:

  • David Herman as Thames
  • Nicole Parker as Sea Boat Sally
  • Orlando Jones as Oreo Octopus
  • Tim Curry as Brutus 10
  • Jonathan Taylor Thomas as Tobias
  • Kirsten Dunst as Sarah
  • Peter Fonda as Markus
  • Martin Short as Jakob
  • Malcom McDowell as Agathon
  • Susan Sarandon as Calpurnia (nicknamed Cal)
  • Ralph Fiennes as Otis and Sludge
  • Danny DeVito as Hambone
  • Rhea Perlman as Lulu Longlegs
  • Will Ferrell as Rocky-Roll
  • René Auberjonois as Laszlo Laszlo
  • Joe Pesci as Loathsome Lou
  • Christopher Lloyd as Cobra McGraw
  • Eddie Deezen as Tanner the Woodpile Turkey

Live Action Cast

  • Geoffrey Rush as Sir Floppin Pancake
  • Hugo Weaving as Mayor of Samden
  • Andrea Martin as Lady Pancake
  • Cloris Leachman as Duchess Pancake
  • John Hurt as The Old Man


  • The animation is produced by Dingo Pictures and Animation Magic and Assistant Animation by Animation and Effects.


Thames and the Majestic Railroad was released theatrically on 16 June 2000 in the United States and Canada and 15 June 2001 in the United Kingdom and Ireland.


Although this movie was rated PG in the United States/Canada, it was rated U in the United Kingdom.


  • Sea Boat Sally sounds like Mira Nova from Buzz Lightyear of Star Command.

Home video releases


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