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Passengers (2008)

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A grief counselor working with a group of plane-crash survivors finds herself at the root of a mystery when her clients begin to disappear.

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Storyline

After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident -- which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened -- Claire is intrigued by Eric, the most secretive of the passengers. Just as Claire's professional relationship with Eric -- despite her better judgment -- blossoms into a romance, the survivors begin to disappear mysteriously, one by one. Claire suspects that Eric may hold all the answers and becomes determined to uncover the truth, no matter the consequences. Written by Anonymous

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One accident. Ten survivors. One mystery to be solved. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including some scary images, and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 September 2008 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Almas pasajeras  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$172,544 (USA) (24 October 2008)

Gross:

$270,659 (USA) (31 October 2008)
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Trivia

When Claire first visits Eric, Eric tells Claire he's a VP at Kahane-Drake, a brokerage firm. Kahane and Drake are the executive producers of the film. See more »

Goofs

When Claire jumps into the water to rescue Eric, she is wearing a life preserver. When she surfaces, the life preserver is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Claire Summers: [talking on her phone in bed] Hello. Hello... Oh, hi. Hi... No, wide-awake. What's up?
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Soundtracks

The Cuckoo Waltz
Music by Johann Emanuel Jonasson
Played by the player piano
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User Reviews

 
Something little bit different...not a waste of time!
9 January 2009 | by (Estonia) – See all my reviews

Well, I just saw it! And the movie is still with me. Its not like those movies you watch and just move on. There is something that makes you think. And I like it. Overall that is not a bad movie, but you have to watch it at least twice to really understand. The idea is great, but there is too little time to make it all understandable, so you need to really watch. This is deep movie, so basic entertainment is not what you get. If you are art and emotional kind of person you will find much for yourself from that movie. It reminded me of "Peaceful Warrior". There are no direct similarities, but if you watch it, you will know. Acting is little bit weird, but that is understandable. I am big fan of psychological movies, so I may not be most objective, but still, I will recommend it. Not a waste of time...


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