The action escalates, with Neeson nervously traversing the length of the train enough times to either look like a terrorist himself or someone at extreme risk of deep vein thrombosis. However, if you have already seen Non-Stop, Neeson's 2014 collaboration with director Jaume Collet-Serra in which he races against time to save passengers on a plane, you have pretty much already seen The Commuter, Neeson's 2018 collaboration with Collet-Serra in which he races against time to save passengers on a train. Films like Unknown, Non-Stop, and Run All Night have not only entertained action-craving audiences with high-octane thrills, they've established Neeson's place as one of the go-to action stars of the modern era. But that's not to deny the transient pleasures of "The Commuter", a film that enthusiastically puts the humble passenger vehicle through nearly as many mechanical acrobatics as any "Fast and Furious" hot rod, in the process gifting us with the line, "Between the train and the people, I always knew it would be the train". But he knows well how to shoot Neeson, following the actor's hulking frame from auto to vehicle.
It leaves Grand Central Terminal, but makes several underground subway stops that the real-life commute line doesn't make.
Like Non-Stop, The Commuter is not without its flaws. It's not the best of the series, but it gets the job done. Random red herrings and Dan Brown-level literary riddles are the order of the day as the literal end of the line approaches; Neeson, his brow dutifully furrowed, musters what gravelly authority he can as he profiles a motley crew of other commuters - a classily cast bunch ranging from Jonathan Banks to "Lady Macbeth" breakout Florence Pugh - for clues.
Given the fact that the majority of Liam Neeson's movies now involve him beating people up and acting like a insane person while trying to protect his family and/or some random innocent, that's a question worth asking. Sometimes you just want an actor like Neeson to fend off an attacker with an electric guitar. McCauley is fired five years short of retirement.
After having a beer with his old police partner Alex Murphy (the reliable Patrick Wilson), MacCauley heads for the train home to break the bad news to his family.
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If a movie is the same thing you've seen a thousand times before, does that necessarily make it bad? "Let's do an experiment". NOT so little it turns out because she has murder on her mind.
A Metro-North commuter train that has enough open space and empty cars for Neeson to conduct his action scenes? The woman offers him $100,000 if he is able to figure out who exactly doesn't belong and tag them with a tracer. "That's going too far", he said adamantly.
For though Joanna quickly exits the train, she and her confederates have eyes and ears everywhere, they know MacCauley's every move, they even threaten (never a good idea when dealing with a Neeson character) to harm his family if he doesn't stick to the bargain. In a frankly brilliant intro that composites thousands of morning routines and commutes and kisses good-bye to his wife (Elizabeth McGovern), Collet-Serra actually makes an effort to feel the concept of the increasingly abstract "everyday middle-class working man who's just trying to do the right thing".
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