A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release Date: August 19, 2005
DVD Release Date: January 10, 2006
Stats: 26,133 reviews
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June 15, 2012fb100001592288964
A hugely underrated character-driven thriller that highly thrives off of the lead performances of Rachel McAdams and Cillian Murphy. Additionally, it's an amusing change of style for director Wes Craven, who manages to pack this film with lots of tight moments of tension and twis...
January 14, 2012fb619846742
A tightly-paced, efficiently directed and acted slice of horror concerning a hotel manager (Rachel McAdams) whose father's (Brian Cox) life is threatened while on a "red eye" flight by a first-charming individual (Cillian Murphy), who demands that she switches the room of a polit...
September 26, 2011fb729949618
Good thriller, I liked it. Different type of movie for Wes Craven, but he delivered.
June 25, 2011
What begins as a fairly interesting basic thriller soon spirals out of control and goes into the absurd heights. For me Wes Craven has always been a overrated director among horror-buffs. He lacks style and is actually more concerned in shocking audiences than building a tension....
June 24, 2011
Weird and scary. I liked it! A must see!
May 19, 2011
Considering that this was made by Wes Craven, it is an interesting departure from his usual work. The film may be a bit formulaic and cliched, but it has plenty of tricks to make it a fairly entertaining thriller film. Red eye is nothing original, and it feels that the film does...
April 18, 2011
Formulaic but effective thrill ride. Wes Craven's direction is spot-on, and his attention to detail is evident after a second viewing. Red Eye receives great support from Marco Beltrami's score. Both leads render impressive performances: Rachel McAdams and Cillian Murphy are two ...
March 12, 2011
An ok Thriller, with a better than expected performance from Rachel McAdams and a less than worthy performances from Cillian Murphy.
Enjoyable and easy watching, but also easily forgettable.
August 31, 2010
hotel manager Lisa Reisert who after attending the funeral of her grandmother is on her way back to Miami to make it in time for work the next day. She takes the Red Eye flight ,where she doesnt realise she is seated next to her own worst nightmare, Jack Ripner!!! Soon after take...
August 15, 2010
A really good and well thought out suspense film. A great cast really helps the narrative. Some parts were fairly predictable but it was intelligent and interesting following the story.
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