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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.

Director:

Rodrigo García

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Hathaway ... Claire
Patrick Wilson ... Eric
Andre Braugher ... Perry
Dianne Wiest ... Toni
David Morse ... Arkin
William B. Davis ... Jack
Ryan Robbins ... Dean
Clea DuVall ... Shannon
Don Thompson ... Norman
Andrew Wheeler ... Blonde Man
Chelah Horsdal ... Janice (as Chelah Horsdale)
Karen Elizabeth Austin Karen Elizabeth Austin ... Hospital Receptionist (as Karen Austin)
Elzanne Fourie Elzanne Fourie ... Young Emma
Stacy Grant ... Emma
Conner Dwelly ... Young Claire
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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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Taglines:

The Truth Can't Hide Forever 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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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Almas pasajeras See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$172,544, 26 October 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$270,659, 2 November 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,787,152, 9 February 2013
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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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

While Clair and Eric are riding the motorcycle at about 42 min., they are not wearing glasses or goggles. It would be impossible to ride a motorcycle at street speeds without some kind of eye protection without your eyes drying out causing pain, forcing them to close their eyes. In the movie their eyes are open without distress. 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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Connections

References Birdy (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

The Cuckoo Waltz
Music by Johann Emanuel Jonasson
Played by the player piano
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just passable but with strong acting‏
17 December 2008 | by antoniotiernoSee all my reviews

A film where only cast makes the difference, in fact without the skills of Patrick Wilson and Anne Hathaway "Passengers" would have just been a melodramatic mess. This isn't certainly a very original or scary film (although reminds a lot "The 6th Sense" and "The others"), but it's not the worst either, due to some interesting twists. Anne Hathaway is a talented actress and gets to make feel her fear and frustration. She got chemistry with Wilson and they end up being plausible by complementing one another. "Passengers" is not a movie I would strongly recommend but the shocking finale and some good acting performances make a decent (barely decent actually) choice for an evening rental.


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