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The Girl on the Train (2016)

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A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Dr. Kamal Abdic (as Édgar Ramírez)
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Cathy
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Detective Riley
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Man in the Suit
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Martha
Cleta Elaine Ellington ...
Oyster Bar Woman (as Cleta E. Ellington)
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Pool Player
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Officer Pete
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Storyline

The Girl on the Train is the story of Rachel Watson's life post-divorce. Every day, she takes the train in to work in New York, and every day the train passes by her old house. The house she lived in with her husband, who still lives there, with his new wife and child. As she attempts to not focus on her pain, she starts watching a couple who live a few houses down -- Megan and Scott Hipwell. She creates a wonderful dream life for them in her head, about how they are a perfect happy family. And then one day, as the train passes, she sees something shocking, filling her with rage. The next day, she wakes up with a horrible hangover, various wounds and bruises, and no memory of the night before. She has only a feeling: something bad happened. Then come the TV reports: Megan Hipwell is missing. Rachel becomes invested in the case and trying to find out what happened to Megan, where she is, and what exactly she herself was up to that same night Megan went missing.

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Based on the novel that shocked the world See more »


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Rated R for violence, sexual content, language and nudity | See all certifications »

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7 October 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La chica del tren  »

Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$24,536,265 (USA) (7 October 2016)

Gross:

$75,311,445 (USA) (16 December 2016)
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Trivia

On November 4, 2015, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Luke Evans had replaced Leto, who left the film due to a scheduling issue. See more »

Goofs

When Rachel goes to Scott's house and he gives her coffee, her coffee cup changes position on the table even though she hasn't touched it yet. See more »

Quotes

Martha: Tom got fired because he couldn't keep his dick in his pants. I felt so bad for you. He's such a bad guy.
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Written by London Thor and Travis Howard
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Brilliant
4 January 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have been on IMDb for a number of years and always rate the movies i watch. I have not written many reviews,however i think i needed to write this one. This film is brilliant. I haven't read the book but the story was excellent and having read reviews i am disappointed with the negative reviews of this masterclass in story and film making. Do not be put off folks, this was a real thriller mystery and deserves a big 9.the acting was superb,and having been in a drunken state myself for a time they couldn't have put it more realistic. Enjoy its really good, please check my review scores before taking my opinion,i don't like crap as you will see.


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