• Derailed (2005)


Release Date: November 11th, 2005

DVD Release Date: March 21st, 2006

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Temptation and a difficult home life leave Charles (Clive Owen) open to an affair with Lucinda (Jennifer Aniston), whom he meets during his commute. Both are married with children, and it isn't long before they are together in a sleazy motel. However, a thug named LaRoche (Vincent Cassel) bursts into the room and attacks them, and they can't report it without their families discovering the affair. As if the violation wasn't enough, LaRoche then calls Charles to blackmail him.

Cast: Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston, Vincent Cassel, Melissa George, RZA , Addison Timlin, Giancarlo Esposito, David Morrissey

Director: Mikael Håfström

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: Miramax Films

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

Keywords: 2000s, Daughter, Suspenseful, Emotional, Marriage, Prison, Wife, Fall

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Derailed has a great setup, a good middle passage and some convincing performances. Then it runs off the tracks. show more

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    This flaccid psychological thriller keeps spoiling its own surprise by constantly signaling the big plot twist. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Jennifer Aniston brings a needed liveliness to Derailed, though not enough to go around.

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