The movie is based on the infamous "Stanford Prison Experiment" conducted in 1971. A makeshift prison is set up in a research lab, complete with cells, bars and surveillance cameras. For ... See full summary »
Charles is worn down by his home life where he and his wife struggle to cope with the demands of their daughter's illness and his job. When he meets Lucinda on the train to work in Chicago, there is an immediate spark between them. Soon they are doing lunch; dinner and drinks follow. This leads to an adulterous rendezvous in a hotel. However, no sooner have they torn each other's clothes off than their room is invaded by a thief who beats Charles and rapes Lucinda. Because of the illicit nature of their relationship, Charles agrees with Lucinda who is reluctant to go to the police and soon finds he is powerless to resist the demands of the thief. Written by
When Laroche (Cassel) goes over to Schine's house, he tells Schine's daughter in French: "Je m'appelle Laroche, comme une petite roche qui va bientôt baiser ton père par derrière". Translation: "My name is Laroche, like a little rock who will soon screw your father from behind." Then, he tells her that in English, it means: "My name is Laroche, it means a rock. Like the little rocks rolling down a river". See more »
During the scene when Winston and Charles are talking the bar, when Winston tells Charles he will help him, he switches from holding a beer to a glass between shots. See more »
Written by Dan Black, Alexi Neri, Marco Baroni, Domenico Canu and Sergio Della Monica
Performed by Planet Funk
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SONY BMG Music Entertainment UK & Ireland Ltd
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Clive Owen plays Charles Schine who has a sexy wife and a chronically ill kid. His job is going through the grinder and his family life causes some strain. Luckily for him he meets a pretty and intelligent girl on the train to work. They decide to take matters into their own hands and find a hotel somewhere to get further acquainted. But as things get steamy, a bad man with a gun enters the room, spanking Clive and raping Jennifer. Wallets and pride are taken and the extortion begins.
'Derailed' is a classical extortion flick in that every decision the protagonist makes is nonsensical but somehow incredibly predictable. As the story progresses, more and more absurd twists and turns in the story are needed to cover up the mess caused by earlier absurd twists and turns. By the time the movie ends, your watch will be glad it's over too, tired from being exhaustively looked at for a least 50 minutes.
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