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Murder on the Orient Express
Directed by:
Sidney Lumet

Released in the USA on November 24 of 1974, "Murder on the Orient Express" (also known as "Assassinio sull'Orient Express", "Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express", "Mord im Orient Express") is a Crime/Mystery/Drama/Thriller film directed by Sidney Lumet, and written by Paul Dehn (screenplay) , starring Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam, Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset and Sean Connery.

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Who directed "Murder on the Orient Express":

Murder on the Orient Express was directed by Sidney Lumet, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before Murder on the Orient Express, Sidney Lumet had directed Lovin' Molly, released in 1974, Serpico (1973), The Offence (1972), The Anderson Tapes (1971), Last of the Mobile Hot Shots (1970), and The Appointment (1969). Since, he directed Dog Day Afternoon, released in 1975, Network (1976), Equus (1977), The Wiz (1978), Just Tell Me What You Want (1980), and Prince of the City (1981).

What was the release date of "Murder on the Orient Express":

Murder on the Orient Express was initially released on Sunday, November 24, 1974, in the United States.. This was forty-four (44) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, April 16, 1975 in France; Thursday, March 06, 1975 in Germany and on Friday, March 21, 1975 in Australia.

What is the casting of "Murder on the Orient Express":

At the casting of Murder on the Orient Express we find Albert Finney, previously seen in Gumshoe (1971) and Scrooge (1970); Lauren Bacall (Harper (1966), Sex and the Single Girl (1964)); Martin Balsam (The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)) [ more... ]

  • John Gielgud, Colin Blakely, Vernon Dobtcheff and John Moffatt also appeared in Galileo, released in 1975.
  • George Coulouris, Vernon Dobtcheff and Jeremy Lloyd also worked together in The Assassination Bureau, released in 1969.
  • Colin Blakely and Wendy Hiller, Vanessa Redgrave also appeared in A Man for All Seasons, released in 1966.

What is the Storyline of "Murder on the Orient Express":

Detective Hercule Poirot (Albert Finney) is returning to England aboard the Orient Express. During the journey, Poirot encounters his friend Bianchi (Martin Balsam), a director of the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits, which owns the line. The train is unusually crowded for the time of year: every first-class berth has been booked. Shortly after the train's departure from Istanbul, a wealthy American businessman, Ratchett (Richard Widmark), tries to secure Poirot's services for $15,000 since [...]

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