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Derailed (I) (2005)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  11 November 2005 (USA)
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When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, the two must turn the tables on him to save their families.

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Sandra Bee ...
Train Conductor
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Susan Davis (as Rachel Blake)
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Night Clerk Ray
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Jerry the Lawyer
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Candy
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Storyline

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 johnno.r@xtra.co.nz

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong disturbing violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 November 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Descarrilados  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,211,986 (USA) (11 November 2005)

Gross:

$108,077 (New Zealand) (31 March 2006)
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Trivia

The movie was released approximately two months after the 17 September 2005 derailment of a Metra commuter train that killed two people and injured 80. Although no train derails in the movie, Metra tried unsuccessfully to get the title changed. See more »

Goofs

When the police officer starts to tell Schine that he'd better not be in the alley when he comes back around the block, his lip movement doesn't match the words heard. See more »

Quotes

Dexter: So you write commercials, huh?
Charles Schine: Yeah.
Dexter: I made this demo for this coffee commercial this one time. It was a fine piece of music.
Charles Schine: Really?
Dexter: Yeah.
Charles Schine: What'd they say?
Dexter: They said people who drink coffee don't like rap.
Charles Schine: That's ridiculous.
Dexter: That's what I said.
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Soundtracks

Gonna Kill That Dog
Written by Bruce Koplow
Performed by JD & The Straight Shot (as JD & the Straight Shot)
Courtesy of JD & the Straight Shot LLC
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Slow t first but dynamic ending
11 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At the beginning the movie seems to be dragging and just OK but the last hour is dynamic. Very climactic.

Definitely not a movie to bring the kids to though. There is violence, sex, and foul language.

It is a movie that I could watch again, but the mystery of not knowing is part of what makes it so great.

Aniston was great. She was sassy and sophisticated, but you had to like her.

There is so much to say, but I don't want to give anything away. I suggest seeing it, but maybe at home instead of the theater.


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