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Red Eye Details


Terror rides the night skies in this thriller from horror auteur Wes Craven. Lisa Reisert (Rachel McAdams) is a young woman with more than her share of anxieties about flying. However, when circumstances demand she go to Miami, she gathers her nerves and books a seat on a late-night flight. Sitting next to her is a handsome and charming man named Jackson (Cillian Murphy), 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. Jackson is part of a terrorist cell plotting to kill the head of Homeland Security, and he's decided to draft Lisa into helping him. While Lisa has no interest in abetting Jackson's plan, he soon reveals he's holding a trump card -- his compatriots are holding Lisa's father hostage, and will kill him if she doesn't cooperate. Red Eye was the first feature film credit for screenwriter Carl Ellsworth, who previously scripted episodes of Carl Ellsworth and Carl Ellsworth. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:August 19, 2005


Rachel McAdams
as Lisa Reisert
Cillian Murphy
as Jackson
Brian Cox
as Joe Reisert
Jayma Mays
as Cynthia
Colby Donaldson
as Head Secret Service Agent
Jack Scalia
as Charles Keefe


Wes Craven
Chris Bender
Marianne Maddalena
Dan Foos
Screen Story
Carl Ellsworth
Carl Ellsworth
Screen Story
Robert Yeoman
Marco Beltrami
Composer (Music Score)
Patrick Lussier
Stuart Levy
Andrew Cahn
Art Director
Mason Novick
Executive Producer
J.C. Spink
Executive Producer
Bonnie Curtis
Executive Producer
Jim Lemley
Executive Producer
Elizabeth Lapp
Set Designer
Mick Cukurs
Set Designer
Maggie Martin
Set Decorator
Mary Claire Hannan
Costume Designer
Jim Steube
Sound/Sound Designer
Sarah Katzman
Lisa Beach
John E. Sullivan
Visual Effects Supervisor
Ron Bolanowski
Special Effects Supervisor
Michael Negrin
Second Unit Camera
Todd Toon
Supervising Sound Editor
Mark Cotone
Assistant Director
Joe Kramer
Second Unit Director
Joe Kramer
Stunts Coordinator
Chuck Michael
Supervising Sound Editor