Transsiberian Synopsis
A couple's train trip takes a deadly turn with the entry of two drug dealers.
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This is one train that you shouldn't miss.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
One hell of a thriller. It's not often that I feel true suspense and dread building within me, but they were building during long stretches...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A vigorous, fast-paced tale that entwines plot with character and psychology set against an incredibly exotic backdrop.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
In the riveting Transsiberian, a train of that name adds international intrigue to the mix.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Manages to pull off a couple of startling surprises.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Brad Anderson's Transsiberian is a genuine sleeper that jump-starts an almost extinct genre.
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Unlike so many Hollywood thrillers, which too often rely on implausible or telegraphed twists, Transsiberian is carefully structured and...
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Entertainment Weekly

Who doesn't have a sweet tooth for intrigue on a train?
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Since Alfred Hitchcock set the standard for strangers-on-a-train thrillers, Anderson has a lot to live up to. He falls short of creating a...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Unfortunately, there's never a moment where you can't see Anderson and his co-writer, Will Conroy, yanking on the strings.
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Extremely Entertaining

By jojackie
I saw the review for this film on Ebert and Roeper, and I seriously cannot even remember what they said about it, it was so benign; it just didn't look like something I'd be interested in seeing....


By hammells304
One of the worst movies ever. Two of the stupidist people in the world take the train across Siberia, making friends with shaky characters, missing connections, being talked into going to remote...

Tense and suspenseful.....

By HelenMchi
I loved this movie! I tried not to read too much about it beforehand because so many reviews & trailers have "plot spoilers" - so my attention was held as the plot unfolded. Great performances from...

Not too thrilling

I was looking for so much more as far as a "who done it" plot. SPOILER: The movie is a what you see is what you get. The characters are not as complex as I would have liked and the only twist is a...


By bbuck501
I went thinking, "What a geat faramework for a great movie," the TRansiberian Railway. All-in-all, it was OK, but I felt like the screen paly was under-developed and had potential for being a SUPER...

Best train mystery yet

By movies4less
In today's plethora of movies based on John Grisham & Michael Connolly mystery novels, Transsiberian offers an on the edge of your seat, what's going to happen next thriller with each frame shot...


By aletarw
Not a typical American movie where you always know what is going to happen. There were so many twists and turns that it kept me so engaged I couldn't leave for the bathroom for fear that I would miss...

Compelling Mystery

By Profsuze
Transsiberian offers beautiful photography, entertaining acting, and a compelling mystery--despite occasional stereotypical violence when it came to the Russian police and their treatment of...

Transsiberian is very good

By hoyasaxa
I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. Having lived and worked in Russia for 9 years, I can say that the movie was accurately depicted travel on the Trans-Siberian railroad and the goings on in the towns...

I'll never take a train in Russia

By melktoast
Great movie. Great cast. A little slow out of the gate but it picked up and the story pulls you in. Don't go if you're looking for a relaxing evening... .it's intense....

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Rated R | For some violence, including torture and language