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Anne Hathaway’s Passengers Crashes and Burns

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Anne Hathaway in PassengersAnne Hathaway nearly earned herself an Oscar for her stunning performance in Rachel Getting Married, but she also starred in another 2008 movie, the little-known Passengers. A thriller about a young psychologist who is assigned to deal with the survivors of a jet liner crash only to find that the survivors not only have conflicting stories about the events but that they are apparently being hunted by the government, Passengers had potential… But there’s a reason why no one has heard of this movie.

Passengers barely received a theatrical release and almost no promotion; the trailers were downright terrible. Still, the movie has a strong cast including Hathaway, Patrick Wilson and a few others, so it was worth a chance – though I only watched it because Sony sent me the DVD to review. Unfortunately, Passengers is exactly what I suspected; a forgettable, dull thriller.

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By Erik Samdahl
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  • Joe

    The movie was so slow I thought I was watching dead people.

  • Ross

    Where is the suspense in a movie where the focus is on fugly Anne Hathaway and some completely unrealistic guy? The other characters are like foot notes and their names are barely mentioned. I’d rather take a bullet than watch this movie ever again.

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