Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express

DVD - 2018
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What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone is a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]
Characteristics: video file,DVD video
digital,optical,stereo,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1,Dolby Digital 2.0
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Call Number: DVD MUR

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Susan0922
Jul 19, 2018

I loved this movie for the cinematography. The train scenes were lavishly decorated and the mountain scenery was beautiful. I liked the all star cast and after watching it twice, I would watch again. The movie intrigued me and drew me to reread Agatha Christie books. I enjoyef the movie and I would recommed.

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tj_is_cool
Jul 10, 2018

Really really bad mustache

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rainylady
Jul 05, 2018

A really bad adaptation, characters are flat.
Much, much better is the 2010 production with David Suchet,
also in the catalog. Best yet.

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rgally
Jul 03, 2018

Pretty bad but worth watching just for Kenneth Branagh's ridiculous moustache

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miaone
Jul 02, 2018

I loved this version of the film! I've re-watched it several times and will probably buy it to be able to watch it anytime I want. One reason, no doubt, is that I like Kenneth Branaugh as an actor, and I don't like David Suchet any more. I used to like him, but after seeing him in so many Poirot films I grew quite tired of him, and by the time he made his version of Orient Express I thought he was tired of it, too.
The thing I most got tired of with Suchet was his habit, as Poirot, of referring to himself in the 3rd person. Also, his vanity was just boring.
So it is a huge relief to see this fascinating story told with entirely new actors in a new way. Loved it!

LibraryChatters Jul 01, 2018

Kenneth Branagh's portrayal of Poirot is grotesque. I was very disappointed in this remake of a Christie classic. If someone was watching for the first time, it is a very choppy storytelling with no clear geographical start and hard to follow. The real Poirot is very sure of himself in a classy understated way (David Suchet) this actor is a braggart and very hard to like. They filled the cast with popular stars, but did a disservice to them all. Badly done. Don't waste your time.

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pierce_b
Jun 28, 2018

This movie was awful and I've read the book and watched the 1974 version which is so much better, don't waste your time with this one.

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reypotter06
Jun 27, 2018

I didn't really like the ending, it was slightly weird. But over all it was good.

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MaxCW26
Jun 27, 2018

I preferred the book but this was still a decent movie. Good cast and setting.

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Beltane
Jun 25, 2018

Wonderfully acted, interesting story and characters with a bold, dramatic, bittersweet ending. I'm happy.

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wtf_this_sucks
Jun 11, 2018

wtf_this_sucks thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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Mar 16, 2018

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3402236/quotes/?tab=qt&ref_=tt_trv_qu

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