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Death, Deceit & Destiny Aboard the Orient Express (2001)

On New Year's Eve, jaded action movie star Jack Chase is traveling on the Orient Express with the rich and famous. Terrorist leader Tarik and his gang take over the train forcing Chase to become the hero he always just pretended to be.

Director:

Mark Roper

Writers:

Harry Alan Towers (screenplay) (as Peter Welbeck), Peter Jobin (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Grieco ... Jack Chase
Nicky Henson ... Tom Finlay
Barry Flatman ... Reid Archer
Jennifer Nitsch Jennifer Nitsch ... Rita Evans
Lou Hirsch Lou Hirsch ... Fred Wallace
Götz Otto ... Boris
Romina Mondello ... Klara
Christoph Waltz ... Ossama / Tarik
Yoanna Boukovska ... Nadia (as Joanna Bukovska)
Sendhil Ramamurthy ... Nikki
Nina Muschallik Nina Muschallik ... Polly
Hristo Shopov ... Chief du Train
Michail Elenov Michail Elenov ... Evil Sreward
Jana Karaivanova Jana Karaivanova ... Imogen
Dechko Chuntov Dechko Chuntov ... Terrorist Leader
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On New Year's Eve, jaded action movie star Jack Chase is traveling on the Orient Express with the rich and famous. Terrorist leader Tarik and his gang take over the train forcing Chase to become the hero he always just pretended to be.

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Action | Thriller

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Canada | UK | Bulgaria | Italy

Release Date:

18 September 2001 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Orient Express See more »

Filming Locations:

Bulgaria See more »

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Budget:

CAD5,200,000 (estimated)
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Laughable
26 August 2012 | by christophwaltzfansSee all my reviews

The only reason to watch this film is to see a future Academy Award winning actor doing something abjectly horrible to pay the bills.

The best part is when Waltz skips off through the train laughing maniacally towards the end. The rest is just... poorly acted rubbish. If you're watching this with the desire to see more of Waltz acting in English... do yourself a favor, and skip it.

Everyone has a few stinkers in their back pocket and this is Mr. Waltz's. Mark Roper must be a pseudonym for garbage as this, and Queens Messenger (Queen's Mess) are just horrid, flawed, nonsensical films with terrible acting, cheap locations, and plots that make no sense whatsoever.


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