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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 10 November 2017 (USA)
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When a murder occurs on the train he's travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.

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Hotel Waiter
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British Police Chief Inspector
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Nari Blair-Mangat ...
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Storyline

Hercule Poirot, the best detective in the world decides to leave on the Orient Express. The train accidentally gets stopped because of a small avalanche. Little did he know that a murder was planned and that a person on this train was able of committing such crime. Will he solve this murder before the train starts working again? Written by DoomRanger

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Everyone is a Suspect.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Rated PG-13 for violence and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Murder on the Orient Express  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,681,472, 12 November 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$102,321,408, 22 January 2018
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| (70 mm prints)

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Penélope Cruz's character is named Greta Ohlsson and is of Swedish descent in the original novel. The new name chosen for the character (Pilar Estravados) is taken from Agatha Christie's 1938 novel 'Hercule Poirot's Christmas'. See more »

Goofs

When Poirot interrogates Ms. Schmidt, she is requested to speak in German. Although the effort is commendable, there is a strong accent and you can tell right away that she is not a native speaker. See more »

Quotes

Pilar Estravados: Some things are in God's hands. It is not up to us if we survive safely or like Lucifer fall.
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Connections

Featured in The Ben Shapiro Show: Franken's Frank Is Cooked (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Never Forget
Performed by Michelle Pfeiffer
Music by Patrick Doyle
Lyrics by Kenneth Branagh
Published by T C F Music Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP), Patrick Doyle Music (PRS), Air-Edel Associates Ltd. (PRS)
Piano: Patrick Doyle
Cello: Richard Harwood
Produced by Patrick Doyle
Vocal Recorded by Gabriel Shepard at 25th Street Recording, Oakland CA
Piano and Orchestra Recorded, and Song Mixed by Nick Taylor, Air-Edel Recording Studios
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Disappointing dull wordy remake
3 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

I was so looking forward to this remake.. Kenneth Branagh is so very talented. His live action Cinderella was delightful, But this remake looks beautiful but is so wordy and boring. For the first ten minutes we are shown how clever Poirot is and after a lot unnecessary padding eventually we get on to the train . With all its glory. Great photography. But there was virtually no character development; and the sound was so poor ( even At The Odeon Leicester Square) that I did not have a clue what was going on.(which is partially why there are no spoilers.)In fact it was so dull I nodded off and woke up when the murder had been committed . So I did not have a clue who was dead.( so no spoiler! An hour had passed and the rest of the film trundled along like a slow goods train, whilst Branagh did his stuff. I think he thought he was playing in Shakespeare's Henry the fifth. For at the denouement, he just went on and on and on with speech after speech, in that phoney French accent which was like a bad imitation of Maurice Chevalier. In fact had it been a musical, I was waiting for him to burst into song! Mercifully this travesty ended and we left. Incredibly disappointed.

The original1974 version and the Richard RODNEY Bennett score was such fun which captured the light Agatha Christie feel. This was like a very heavy plum pudding. Branagh alluded to Murder on thrnNile. Please NO Kenneth . Go back to Disney


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