Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

Sidney Lumet directs this adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic murder-mystery novel featuring an ensemble cast lead by Albert Finney.

In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot (Finney) is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Winner of Best Supporting Actress (Bergman), 1975 Academy Awards; Best Supporting Actor (Gielgud), Best Supporting Actress (Bergman) and the Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music (Bennett), 1975 BAFTA Awards.
1974Rating: PG128 minsUK
CrimeDramaMystery

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Reviews & comments

Time Out

Time Out

press

Lumet ensures a smooth ride, but as usual takes too long to say what he means and brings the Express in 20 minutes late.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

An elaborate and witty tribute that never for a moment condescends to the subject.

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

The movie provides a good time, high style, a loving salute to an earlier period of filmmaking...

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Not a classic but definitely up there with the best Poirot features.

4.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Lumet ensures a smooth ride, but as usual takes too long to say what he means and brings the Express in 20 minutes late.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

An elaborate and witty tribute that never for a moment condescends to the subject.

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

The movie provides a good time, high style, a loving salute to an earlier period of filmmaking...

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Not a classic but definitely up there with the best Poirot features.

4.0

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