The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train
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Title: The Girl on the Train

Original Title: The Girl on the Train

Year: 2016


Release Dates

  • UK: October 05 2016
  • United States: October 07 2016


Tate Taylor directs this adaptation of the bestselling novel by Paula Hawkins, 'The Girl on the Train', a mystery thriller that starts with the newly divorced Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt) on a train, the one she takes every day on her way to London for work. In this journey Rachel is forced to travel past her old house, where her her ex husband lives with his new partner and their son. This is something that keeps alive a deep sense of pain that Watson just wants to forget. So, as an escape, Rachel begins to notice a couple living a few houses away, Megan (Haley Bennett) and Scott Hipwell (Luke Evans), some strangers that she imagines have a happy marriage. Until one day she witnesses a weird incident from the window of the train, that leaves her shocked and full of rage. The next day she wakes up, with no memory of the night before, with the news of the disappearance of Megan and decides to investigate what happened in those hours that she has no memory of what happened to Megan or the relationship they had. Erin Cressida Wilson writes the screenplay for this adaptation that has also includes the likes of Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Allison Janney, Edgar Ramirez, Lisa Kudrow, Merritt Wever and Laura Prepon.



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The Girl on the Train
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Chris Evans could have played Tom

Chris Evans was considered to play Tom and even entered negotiations but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts with another movie. He was replaced by Justin Theroux.

Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson and Tom Cruise

Emily Blunt and Rebecca Ferguson have both co-starred in blockbusters with Tom Cruise. Blunt in 'All You Need Is Kill' and Ferguson in 'Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation'.

USA Box office

'The girl on the train' made more than 24 million dollars at the box office during its first weekend.

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