Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Tag: Agatha Christie

Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Title: Witness for the Prosecution
Rating: A
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Written by: Agatha Christie, Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz
Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, and Charles Laughton
Release Date: 2/6/1958
Running Time: 116 minutes

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A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

 

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: An audio disclaimer is played stating “The management of this theatre suggests that, for the greater entertainment of your friends who have not yet seen the picture, you will not divulge to anyone the secret of the ending of Witness for the Prosecution.”

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Crooked House (2017)

Title: Crooked House
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Written by: Julian Fellowes, and Tim Rose Price
Based on the novel by: Agatha Christie
Starring: Glenn Close, Terence Stamp, Max Irons, Gillian Anderson, and Christina Hendricks
Release Date: 11/21/2017
Running Time: 115 minutes

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In Agatha Christie’s twisted tale, the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a wealthy patriarch is investigated by spy-turned-private-detective Charles Hayward (Max Irons), who is lured by his former lover to catch her grandfather’s murderer before Scotland Yard exposes dark family secrets. On the sprawling estate, amidst a poisonous atmosphere of bitterness, resentment and jealousy in a truly crooked house, Hayward encounters three generations of the dynasty, including a theatre actress (Gillian Anderson), the old man’s widow 50 years his junior (Christina Hendricks), and the family matriarch Lady Edith de Haviland (Glenn Close).


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Title: Murder on the Orient Express
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Based on the novel by: Agatha Christie
Written by: Michael Green
Starring: Tom Bateman, Lucy Boynton, Kenneth Branagh, Olivia Colman, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Josh Gad, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Derek Jacobi, Marwan Kenzari, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Sergei Polunin, and Daisy Ridley
Release Date: 11/10/2017
Running Time: 114 minutes

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After a shocking murder of a wealthy businessman on the lavish European train barreling its way west in the dead of winter, private detective Poirot must use every tool of his trade to uncover which of the train’s eclectic passengers is the killer, before he or she strikes again.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Adam for this submission