Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley
Story: Mystery crime drama directed by Kenneth Branagh based on Agatha Christie’s famous novel of the same name, which follows the famous Belgian Detective Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh), as he takes a lavish trip through Europe on the Orient Express it becomes a race against time as he must solve the murder of a wealthy American, Ratchett (Johnny Depp). Everyone’s a suspect as Poirot sifts through thirteen strangers to find the killer before another is murdered.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Hercule Poirot: [voice over] You know, there is something about a tangle of strangers pressed together for days with nothing in common but the need to go from one place to another and never see each other again.
Ratchett: Would you mind if I join you? You’re the world famous detective, Hercule Poirot. Avenger of the innocent, is that what they call you in the papers?
Hercule Poirot: And you are innocent?
Ratchett: [chuckles] You’re fun.
[to Poirot; referring to the passengers on the train]
Ratchett: Do not trust a one, not one of them.
Hercule Poirot: [voice over] I see evil on this train. A passenger has died.
Hercule Poirot: A passenger has died. He was murdered. The murderer is on the train with us now and every one of you is a suspect. So let us catch a killer.
Hector MacQueen: So they got him after all.
Hercule Poirot: You assume he was killed.
Hector MacQueen: No, no, no. Not that he was… Only that he was in perfectly good health. He had his enemies, that’s all.
Hercule Poirot: Indeed, he was murdered.
Mary Debenham: Good God, a murder, here.
Pilar Estravados: God rest his soul.
Mrs. Hubbard: Someone was rummaging around in my cabin in the middle of the night. No one would listen to me.
Hercule Poirot: If there was a murder…
Princess Dragomiroff: What is going on?
Hercule Poirot: Then there was a murderer. The murderer is with us, and everyone one of you is a suspect.
Gerhard Hardman: And who are you?
Hercule Poirot: My name is Hercule Poirot and I’m probably the greatest detective in the world.
Mrs. Hubbard: A man was rummaging around my cabin in the middle of the night.
Hercule Poirot: You are certain it was a man.
Mrs. Hubbard: I know what it feels like to have a man in my bedroom.
[to Mary Debenham]
Hercule Poirot: What did you think of the dead man?
[to Poirot; referring to Mary]
Dr. Arbuthnot: You leave her out of this.
Hercule Poirot: Did he have enemies?
Hector MacQueen: Pick a number.
Mrs. Hubbard: The real killer is right here. One of you people.
Edward Masterman: We’re surrounded by lies!
Mary Debenham: I’m sleeping here, where everyone can see me, and I can see everyone.
Hercule Poirot: Who picks up the knife?!
Murder on the Orient Express is set to open in the UK 11/03/2017 and US 11/10/2017