October 24, 2008 (Limited)
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including some scary images, and sensuality
After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire (Anne Hathaway), is assigned by her mentor (Andre Braugher) to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident – which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened – Claire is intrigued by Eric (Patrick Wilson), the most secretive of the passengers. Just as Claire's professional relationship with Eric – despite her better judgment – blossoms into a romance,...
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Anne 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. Full movie review »