Murder on the Orient Express Poster

Release Date: 1974

DVD Release Date: September 7th, 2004

PG|2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary
Having concluded a case, detective Hercule Poirot (Albert Finney) settles into what he expects will be a relaxing journey home aboard the Orient Express. But when an unpopular billionaire is murdered en route, Poirot takes up the case, and everyone on board the famous train is a suspect. Using an avalanche blocking the tracks to his advantage, Poirot gradually realizes that many of the passengers have revenge as a motive, and he begins to home in on the culprit.

Cast: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam, Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sean Connery, John Gielgud

Director: Sidney Lumet

Genres: Mystery

Production Co: EMI Films Ltd.

Keywords: Doctor, Mystery, Suspenseful, Deception, 1930s, Murder

Awards

Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Art Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Music (Original Dramatic Score)
Nominated Film Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Adapted From Other Material)
Winner Anthony Asquith Award for Original Music for a Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Winner Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Costume Design
Winner Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Cinematography
Winner Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Actor
Nominated Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)