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The Commuter (2018)

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An Insurance Salesman/Ex-Cop is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home.

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Jaume Collet-Serra

Writers:

Byron Willinger (story by), Philip de Blasi (story by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Liam Neeson ... Michael MacCauley
Vera Farmiga ... Joanna
Patrick Wilson ... Alex Murphy
Jonathan Banks ... Walt
Sam Neill ... Captain Hawthorne
Elizabeth McGovern ... Karen MacCauley
Killian Scott ... Dylan
Shazad Latif ... Vince
Andy Nyman ... Tony
Clara Lago ... Eva
Roland Møller ... Jackson
Florence Pugh ... Gwen
Dean-Charles Chapman ... Danny MacCauley
Ella-Rae Smith ... Sofia
Nila Aalia Nila Aalia ... Sherri
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Storyline

Now a hard-working life insurance salesman and a caring family man, the former police officer, Michael MacCauley, has taken the commuter rail to New York for the past ten years. But, unexpectedly, things will take a turn for the worse, when on one of his daily journeys, the cryptic passenger, Joanna, makes Michael a generous and tempting offer to locate a single commuter or face grave consequences. Is this a sick joke, or is this indeed a serious situation? As Michael races against the clock to solve this wicked conundrum, everyone aboard is a suspect, in a deal where there's definitely more than meets the eye. Can he decide in time who's the one? Written by Nick Riganas

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Every Passenger Is A Piece Of The Puzzle. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some intense action/violence, and language. | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

France | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

12 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Commuter See more »

Filming Locations:

Sacramento, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,701,452, 14 January 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$36,343,858, 15 March 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,142,483, 28 January 2018
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The phone on the corpse rings and comes up as 'Unknown'. This is the title of another film in which Liam Neeson stars, also directed by Jaume collet-serra. See more »

Goofs

When the assault team are at the entrance of the train and were told to back off, the point man repeated this message to his men. An assault team in this covert style would not use voice procedure, it would be complete hand signalling so as not to let the hostage taker know an assault is imminent. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Conductor Sam: If my life had to end between the train and the passengers... I always knew it be the train
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are done in the style of a train map. See more »

Connections

References The Scarlet Letter (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Melting Pot
Performed by Blue Mink
Written by Roger Greenaway and Roger Cook
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group, a BMG Company
Issued under licence from Universal/Dick James Music Ltd
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great action movie
14 January 2018 | by school-11545See all my reviews

Like the movie, usually like anything he is in. It was fast paced and kept you thinking but it always annoys the **** out of me when the staff does not do their homework on a movie. I always love places where they show errors that are not picked up in scenes before the movie is finally printed. My gripe here was the ending where the standoff occurred in Beacon NY with NYPD police in charge. Did noone tell them that NYPD has no standing in that area? Where were the NY state troopers?? Just knitpicking I realize but that is someone's job..


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