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Murder on the Orient Express (2017) Movie Information

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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
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Overall Rank:

3674

Avg. Rating:

2.77/4

# of Ratings:

28

Genres:

Drama, Mystery

Rating:

PG-13

Language:

English

Theater Date:

11/10/2017

DVD Release:

02/27/2018

Director:

Kenneth Branagh

Actors:

Kenneth Branagh
Johnny Depp
Michelle Pfeiffer
Daisy Ridley
Penélope Cruz
Judi Dench

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Based on the classic murder-mystery from Agatha Christie - a lavish train ride for the well-to-do turns into something much more when a murder occurs. Thirteen strangers - one culprit and one dashing investigator, Hercule Poirot - everyone claims their innocence but the truth will come out - but will it be soon enough before another murder? -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan 03/14/2018 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3/4 

The classic Agatha Christie murder/mystery has seen several adaptations over the year, most notably the 1974 version, but Kenneth Branagh manages to update this in a stylish manner and does so with an outstanding cast. With such a large cast, you feel to want to get to know each character better, but I can't fault casting both well-established (Judi Dench, Willem Dafoe, Michelle Pfeiffer and Penélope Cruz) and fresh face (Daisy Ridley, Leslie Odom Jr. and Josh Gad) talent. The look, the language, the dialogue - all spot on and it will be interesting to see where it goes next.

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  ikkegoemikke
ikkegoemikke
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03/06/2018 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

A film of a classic that won't become a classic

“My name is Hercule Poirot and I am probably the greatest detective in the world.”

Voila. We Belgians can also be proud of the Hercule Poirot phenomenon in addition to our world-famous beers and chocolate. Probably the best detective in the world. And yes, he comes from this tiny country in Europe. The fact he's actually a fictional person created by Agatha Christie, we forget for a moment. This vain, anything but modest, equiped with an enormous moustache, ingenious Belgian detective has already been played by a whole series of actors. But for me it's David Suchet who lived up the most to the image of Poirot.

What should you do when making a film of a world-famous book by Agatha Christie and you know in advance that a large part of the audience knows the story and the ending alread...

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2.5/4 

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  Indyfreak
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11/10/2017 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Stylish remake of the classic mystery film.

Kenneth Branagh directs and stars as the famous detective Hercule Poirot. It's a beautifully filmed and lavish looking movie. The costume design and scenery is a feast for the eyes.
To sum up the plot without spoilers, the script is similar to the 1974 adaptation with a few tweaks here and there. Its faithfulness makes it adequate but it's not as fresh as the original movie. I did appreciate the odd chase scene that occurred and some effective visual changes.
The ensemble cast is mostly good. Some people are shortchanged due to simply there being such a big cast in the first place. It's pleasant to see Johnny Depp play an actual human and Branagh is a good Poirot.
The script does play with the sexism and racial attitudes generally ignored by Agatha Christie adaptations of the 1930s...

Rating of
3/4 

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