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The Girl on the Train (2013)

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A chance encounter with a mysterious young woman leads a documentary filmmaker down a very different road than he intended as he works on his latest project.



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Cast overview:
Morris Herzman
Waltrudis Buck ...
Rina Herzman
John L. Payne ...
Carl Pruitt (as John Payne)
Enigmatic Old Man
Nathalie Lyon ...
Lottery Girl
John Fugelsang ...
Lottery Guy
Alex Vega ...
Big Man
Lexi's Mother
Maria Chinappi ...


A documentary filmmaker boards a train at Grand Central Terminal, heading to upstate New York to interview the subjects of his latest project. A chance encounter with a mysterious young woman leads him on a journey of a very different sort, and within the blink of an eye, Hart is forced to leave his complacent life behind for a world in which the line between fantasy and reality is blurred. As Hart tells his strange story to a police detective he finds himself being questioned as Martin tries to discover whether Hart is the victim or the suspect in the strange affair. Written by anonymous

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She's every woman you'll never know....



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 February 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Rapariga no Comboio  »

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Opening Weekend:

$242 (USA) (15 August 2014)


$2,874 (USA) (31 October 2014)

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16:9 HD
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The entire film was shot in 17 days. Which is a very tight schedule. Actually, the original schedule was 14 days but the train that was booked had doors that wouldn't open at a certain point so an extra half-day was given. See more »


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Arranged by Ollie Wrubel
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Simply terrible
26 July 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Wow, this film is in love with itself. Another reviewer described it as having flatulent dialogue, and quite frankly, I can't think of a better way to describe the film as a whole.

The first hour is literally just 3 or so people pontificating about love and the ideal dream versus reality and slow evolving the plot (if you can call it a plot). Then there's a brief flash of action, and even more pontificating about the inevitable and painfully obvious conclusion. I'm sure its supposed to be intellectual and insightful but ultimately its just a dressed up airport romance novel. The acting is OK; the direction passable; the premise is as tired and unoriginal as it is interesting; the script is big lumbering mammoth that bores you to the point of wanting to rip off your own arm and beat yourself to death with it; and it certainly does't deserve its sense of superiority.

I cannot see anything redeemable about this pretentious pile of crap. Don't bother wasting the hour and 20 minutes; You can get the same amount of blistering insight in to love and perception in a far, far, shorter time - via one episode of the Vampire Diaries... And at least that will give yo a laugh! This is so bad its not even funny.

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