A New York cop and his wife go on a European vacation to reinvigorate the spark in their marriage, but end up getting framed and on the run for the death of an elderly billionaire.
Adam Sandler (Nick Spitz), Jennifer Aniston (Audrey Spitz), Luke Evans (Charles Cavendish), Terence Stamp (Malcolm Quince), Gemma Arterton (Grace Ballard), Dany Boon (Inspector de la Croix), John Kani (Colonel Ulenga), Adeel Akhtar (Maharajah Vikram Govindan), Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (Sergei), Luis Gerardo Méndez (Juan Carlos Rivera), Shioli Kutsuna (Suzi Nakamura), Erik Griffin (Jimmy Stern), Sufe Bradshaw (Holly), Jackie Sandler (Great Looking Flight Attendant), Sadie Sandler (Summer), Sunny Sandler (Brittany), Molly McNearney (Lorraine), Nicole Randall Johnson (Marisol), Andrea Bendewald (Client #2), Melissa Paulson (Flight Attendant #2), André Simoneau (Plane Bartender), Jude Beny (Fancy Woman on Plane), Simon Sinn (Captain Wong), Andrea Dolente (De la Croix's Lieutenant), Elia Nichols (Parent Tourist #2), Claudio Corinaldesi (Gonzales Tour Rep), Peter Arpesella (Italian Announcer), Patrick Baby (Maurice the Chef), Brendin Brown (Interrogator), Hélène Cardona (Spanish Announcer), Eric Clark (Monaco Police), Massi Furlan (Italian Announcer (voice)), Raphael Grosz-Harvey (Shoplifter), Christopher Hayes (Lounge Bartender), Pilar Holland (Pamela), Mike Joseph (Waiter), Fred Nguyen Khan (Bodega Owner (as Fred Nguyen)), Helena Marie (Waitress #2), Riley Lennon Nice (Nervous Teen), Melissa Plante (Waitress)...
James Vanderbilt (screenplay)
Barry Bernardi (executive producer), Dan Bulla (co-producer), Allen Covert (producer), A.J. Dix (producer), Beau Flynn (executive producer), Julie Goldstein (executive producer), Kevin Grady (co-producer), Beth Kono (executive producer), Adam Sandler (producer), Enzo Sisti (line producer: Italy), Lucas Smith (executive producer), James D. Stern (producer), James Vanderbilt (producer), Tripp Vinson (producer)
I liked the movie, I thought it was pretty good. The plot is based on the Agatha Christie novel "Murder on the Orient Express" which the movie did pay tribute to when the main characters rode on a train named "The Orient Express" on its last scene.
I thought the script was quite smart, not only dealing with the murder mystery itself but also tackling the marriage issues between Adam and Jennifer's characters.
Anniston as usual was superb in a comedy role while Sandler at least is funny again after a couple of so-so movies. The glamorous and exotic setting across Europe and aboard a Super Yacht also adds to the movie's value.
I'm not sure if this movie would've survived the Cinema Box Office, but in Netflix's Universe, it works superbly well. Highly recommended.
Murder Mystery ((original title); Italy; USA) • Misterio a bordo (Argentina; Mexico) • Mistério no Mediterrâneo (Brazil) • Πρόσκληση για Φόνο (Greece) • Загадочное убийтсво (Russia) • Criminales en el mar (Spain)
Rated PG-13 for violence/bloody images, crude sexual content, and language
Argentina:13 / Netherlands:12 / Singapore:PG13 / South Korea:15 / United Kingdom:12 / United States:PG-13
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