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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

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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.

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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 ... 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 leave 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 able of committing such crime. Written by DoomRanger

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Everyone is a Suspect.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

Malta | USA

Language:

English | French | German | Arabic

Release Date:

9 November 2017 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Asesinato en el Expreso de Oriente 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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$102,826,543

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$352,789,811
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Dolby Atmos | DTS 70 mm (70 mm prints)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Johnny Depp and Penélope Cruz appeared in Blow (2001) and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). Dame Judi Dench had a cameo appearance in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). See more »

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In the Italian version of the movie, when making his offer to hire Poirot, Mr. Ratchett says: "Italians, third world!". The term "Third world" was created during the Cold War by Alfred Sauvy in an article published in the French magazine L'Observateur on 1952 referring to unaligned countries with either Soviet bloc or the NATO bloc.. long time after 1934 when the movie takes place. See more »

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Hercule Poirot: My name is Hercule Poirot and I am probably the greatest detective in the world.
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Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 5 March 2018 (2018) See more »

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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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Too different from the book
12 October 2018 | by hey-james85See all my reviews

At first when I saw the trailer, I was so excited and thought "Finally, a remake of Agatha Christie's masterpiece!". But after I watched the movie that night, I can't hide I was so disappointed.

The movie is so different from the book! And many of the scenes are exaggerated, and some important parts from the books are not included in the movie. Some characters lost or exchanged names. No "dr. Constantine", Greta Ohlsson changed into Pilar Estravados, Antonio replaced by some Italian name I can't remember. Some of the characters' personality are also too much for me. Count Andreyi is a... count. It's impossible he is so temperamental in the movie (while in the book Count Andreyi are more respected and well-behaved).

Disappointing, for a Christie's adaptation.


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