Murder on the Orient Express ()

directed by Sidney Lumet
featuring Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery, Martin Balsam, Vanessa Redgrave

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Like many of Agatha Christie's mysteries, Murder on the Orient Express is predicated on an actual event, in this case the Lindbergh kidnapping. In the movie, everyone on board the Orient Express seems to have concluded that hateful financier Ratchett (Richard Widmark) was behind the abduction and murder of the infant daughter of a famed aviatrix. Thus, when Ratchett is himself found murdered, everyone is suspect. Normally, the police would handle the investigation, but the train has been stalled by a snowslide halfway ...

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Judy H

Aug 29, 2013


Inspector Poirot was a delight, quite a quirky individual. The plot took some twists and turns and kept the viewer in suspense until the unexpected end. Agatha Christie is a master mystery writer, and her diverse cast of characters added immense interest and suspense to the story. I loved it!


Aug 20, 2009

A Bad Poirot

I thought I would give someone else a chance to be Hercule Poirot, but am more than ever firmly convinced David Suchet is the only one who has ever really "got it right." This one was annoying and downright insulting I think!! I wish David Suchet had made an "Orient" movie because I think it would have been wonderful. (He didn't, did he?)

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