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Death, Deceit & Destiny Aboard the Orient Express (2001)

On New Year's Eve, jaded action movie star Jack Chase is traveling on the Orient Express with the rich and famous. Terrorist leader Tarik and his gang take over the train forcing Chase to become the hero he always just pretended to be.

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Mark Roper

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Harry Alan Towers (screenplay) (as Peter Welbeck), Peter Jobin (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Grieco ... Jack Chase
Nicky Henson ... Tom Finlay
Barry Flatman ... Reid Archer
Jennifer Nitsch Jennifer Nitsch ... Rita Evans
Lou Hirsch Lou Hirsch ... Fred Wallace
Götz Otto ... Boris
Romina Mondello ... Klara
Christoph Waltz ... Ossama / Tarik
Yoanna Boukovska Yoanna Boukovska ... Nadia (as Joanna Bukovska)
Sendhil Ramamurthy ... Nikki
Nina Muschallik Nina Muschallik ... Polly
Hristo Shopov ... Chief du Train
Michail Elenov Michail Elenov ... Evil Sreward
Jana Karaivanova Jana Karaivanova ... Imogen
Dechko Chuntov Dechko Chuntov ... Terrorist Leader
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On New Year's Eve, jaded action movie star Jack Chase is traveling on the Orient Express with the rich and famous. Terrorist leader Tarik and his gang take over the train forcing Chase to become the hero he always just pretended to be.

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Canada | UK | Bulgaria | Italy

Release Date:

18 September 2001 (Germany) See more »

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Orient Express See more »

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Bulgaria See more »

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Budget:

CAD 5,200,000 (estimated)
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Slow train to nowhere!
21 July 2006 | by Mikew3001See all my reviews

Okay, all-time b-movie action hero Richard Grieco (remember Booker and 20 Jump Street?) meets up with some rich European and American people on a luxury train for a New Year's Eve trip across Europe, and of course a bunch of Islamic terrorists takes the train and blackmails the poor Western citizens... and of course it's Grieco's and some well-looking model's turn to find some bombs on the train and fight the foreign terrorist power...

It's sometimes impressing how the casting people decide for a film's actors. This time, German non-actor Christoph Waltz, notorious for his never-moving face expressions, plays an Islamic terrorist leader. Grieco rather looks like an early nineties' Seattle grunge guitarist and is really misplaced on a high-society luxury train, and the rest of the actors... well, after the film is over, you're lucky that you have survived the big express to boredom. Nor a highlight amongst the terrorists on a train movies, neither an entertaining action flick really... skip it!


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