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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 on which he's travelling, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.

Director:

Kenneth Branagh

Writers:

Michael Green (screenplay by), Agatha Christie (based upon the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paapa Essiedu ... Young Policeman
Yassine Zeroual Yassine Zeroual ... Young Boy
Asan N'Jie ... Hotel Waiter
Michael Rouse ... British Police Chief Inspector
Kenneth Branagh ... Hercule Poirot
Elliot Levey ... Rabbi
David Annen ... Priest
Joseph Long ... Imam
Andy Apollo ... Armed Policeman
Hadley Fraser ... British Military Escort
Daisy Ridley ... Miss Mary Debenham
Leslie Odom Jr. ... Dr. Arbuthnot
Ziad Abaza Ziad Abaza ... Arab Shipmate
Nari Blair-Mangat ... Waiter
Luke Brady Luke Brady ... Waiter
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Storyline

Hercule Poirot, the best detective in the world decides to travel 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 capable of committing such crime. Written by DoomRanger

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Everyone is a Suspect.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

Malta | USA

Language:

English | French | German | Arabic

Release Date:

10 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Murder on the Orient Express See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,681,472, 12 November 2017

Gross USA:

$102,826,543

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$352,789,811
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | DTS 70 mm (70 mm prints)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

A majority of the actors and actresses in this movie (the main cast, Sir Kenneth Branagh and Sir Derek Jacobi, and the bit players) are current and former members of the United Kingdom's foremost theatre companies: The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Royal National Theatre. Several of them have also appeared in live broadcasts produced by these companies. See more »

Goofs

The bridge type, over which stopped the train, is common in USA, but not seen anywhere in Europe. See more »

Quotes

Hercule Poirot: I have my Dickens!
Bouc: Damn your Dickens!
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Connections

Featured in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 26 March 2018 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Never Forget
Music by Patrick Doyle
Lyrics by Kenneth Branagh
Performed by Michelle Pfeiffer
Piano: Patrick Doyle
Cello: Richard Harwood
Produced by Patrick Doyle
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Hollywood has reached peak remake season
26 August 2019 | by treycekenseiSee all my reviews

I am not sure why Hollywood keeps remaking and remaking (hello Lion King) films. Well, I suppose it has to do with taking cash from simple folks and a lack of ideas but how about a minor nod to integrity and art, folks? Get some of the latter and stop making and remaking please. Murder On The Orient Express is as needed in a new film as yet another trashy tattoo on a footballer or another Miley Cyrus affair, er marriage... Specifically the acting is bad.. the girl from Star Wars should just throw in the towel and the director has forgone colors in favor of grey all over. SIgh.


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