• Publication date: April 7, 2011

A woman battles her fear of flying and a terrorist threat Red Eye: The flight from hell!

The film centers on Lisa Reisert, a young woman with a fear of flying but when circumstances demand she fly back to her hotel manager's job in Miami after going to her grandmother's funeral in Dallas, she gathers her nerves and books a seat on a late-night flight.

The film centers on Lisa Reisert, a young woman with a fear of flying but when circumstances demand she fly back to her hotel manager's job in Miami after going to her grandmother's funeral in Dallas, she gathers her nerves and books a seat on a late-night flight.

The plane is delayed by weather, and she ends up with a seat on the Red-Eye flight. Lisa meets Jackson Rippner, first while in line at the ticket counter, and again at the airport bar. After having a few drinks to strengthen her resolve to take the flight, Lisa boards the plane.

Sitting next to her is the handsome and charming Mr. Rippner, whom she already met in the airport, but once their jet is safely in the air, Lisa discovers he's not the pleasant traveling companion she imagined.

After takeoff, Jackson tells Lisa that he is a hired killer. Jackson is part of a terrorist cell plotting against Homeland Security. The head of Homeland Security is arriving at Lisa's hotel, and Jackson plans to kill him and send the terrorists' message out to the world while involving an unsuspecting Lisa.

Lisa is pressured into helping him, while Lisa has no interest in realizing Jackson's plan, she soon discovers he's holding a trump card �Who will they kill if Lisa does not play along? Can she overcome her own fears in the face of such danger? What can Lisa do with a killer at her side?

The film grossed $57 million in the US, doubling the estimated $26 million budget. Internationally the film grossed an additional $37 million, totaling a surprising $95 million.

"Red Eye" won Teen Choice Award for best thriller in 2006, and was nominated for more than one Saturn Award, as well as the MTV Movie Award for Best Performance (Rachel McAdams) in 2005.

"Red Eye" is rated PG-13 for some intense sequences of violence and language.

Year: 2005

Runtime: 85 mins

Genre: Drama/Thriller

Starring:

Rachel McAdams

Cillian Murphy

Brian Cox

Jayma Mays

Jack Scalia

Colby Donaldson

Beth Toussaint

Directed by: Wes Craven