Derailed Synopsis
A man's life takes a criminal turn after he misses his morning train.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Derailed has a great setup, a good middle passage and some convincing performances. Then it runs off the tracks.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Owen is all right as the harried husband whose relationship at home has turned frosty, but the essential heat between him and Aniston is...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
James Siegel's best-selling thriller Derailed is a perfect commuter book that has become the most imperfect of movies.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
This flaccid psychological thriller keeps spoiling its own surprise by constantly signaling the big plot twist.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A tawdry, predictable hunk of movie headcheese, and I still had a pretty good time with it.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The strapping Owen as a guy who can't handle himself and cutie-pie Aniston as a witchy woman? I don't think so. Talk about derailed.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A junky thriller that mistakes brute-strength plot twist, showy violence, and the against-type participation of Jennifer Aniston for earned...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Jennifer Aniston brings a needed liveliness to Derailed, though not enough to go around.
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38

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Clumsy, miscast thriller.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Poor casting is compounded by a ludicrous script.
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By scotthemenway
Excellent!...

Derailed

By anistonfan1
Derailed was a great thriller movie- although a little bit predictable after a while, it did contain some surprises throughout. The portrayal of Lucinda Harris and Charles Schine was very good, and...

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Rated R | For strong disturbing violence, language and some sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Unimaginative, dumb thriller is too much for kids.
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