Red Eye

Synopsis: This is the story of a young resourceful heroine named Lisa Reisert who hates to fly, but the terror that awaits her on the night flight to Miami has nothing to do with a fear of flying! Upon boarding the plane, Lisa is trapped on a red-eye flight with a creepy villainous handsome and charming man by the name of Jackson Rippner, who's playing middle-man in the plot to assassinate a Homeland Security official. He's got her father pinned down by a would-be killer, using that advantage to coerce Lisa into phoning the luxury resort where she works and arranging to move the target into a pre-set position.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Director(s): Wes Craven
Production: Dreamworks
  2 wins & 9 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
85 min

Let's go.

- Taylor. Bob and Marianne Taylor.

- Just bear with me one second.

- There are other hotels in Miami.

- I'm sorry.

What is the problem here? We made

these reservations over six months ago.

- I know, I'm just not seeing it.

- Where's Lisa?

- Lisa always takes care of us.

- She's out of town.

- Her grandmother passed away.

- Cynthia?

- Yes?

- Would you get in more trouble

if you bothered her

or if I called corporate?


Damn! Dallas drivers!

Who taught you how to drive?

Stevie Wonder?

- You'll catch your plane. You got...

- Ten minutes.

- Lisa Reisert.

- Lisa? Hi.

I'm so sorry to call, but I didn't

know what to do. I have a situation.

- Slow down. What's the problem?

- Bob and Marianne Taylor.

Yep. They're regulars.

Yeah, well, I think I sort of

erased their reservation.

I was never checked out

on this system.

Did I mention I had a confirmed

reservation? This is my receipt.

I downloaded it off the Internet myself.

- I know, Mrs Taylor, calm down.

- Don't say that. No...

- Calm down?

- She told me to calm down.

Don't tell us to calm down.

We've been very calm right up until now.

- I'm sorry. Lisa?

- Cynthia, tell them one more minute,

- they'll be happy, you promise.

- One more minute. You'll be happy.

- I promise.

- We better be.

Now, enter my PIN.

It's 7-8-8... Hang on.

- Dad? Hold on.

- Lisa?

- Can you hold on?

- Sure.

OK, it's 7-8-8-4-underscore-L-Reisert.

- Lisa, I'm so sorry for calling.

- No, no, no, it's fine, it's fine.

- Are you logged in yet?

- What do I do?

Click on the Crisis folder,

you'll see a list of empty rooms,

give 'em fourth-floor,

comp 'em for tonight and tomorrow.

OK, just a sec. OK, you are all set.

The first two nights

are gonna be on us.

And if you need anything else,

just let me know.

We won't.

This is not my fault.

God, they totally threw me.

They were such assholes.

There are no assholes.

Only guests with special needs.

- Here we are.

- Keep it. Anything else?

The Simpsons didn't get

the California King they requested.

What else?

- Oh, my God.

- Tell me.

Security left a message

saying the Charles Keefe party

will be arriving

at 5.30am instead of pm.

That's not that unusual.

It's a security thing.

Make sure our guys have the entrance

set, his security takes it from there.

Is Mr Keefe Platinum Club

or something or...?

Political. Homeland Security.

Make sure there's a box

of Montecristo Cubans in the room

and a bottle of Cristal on ice.

It's 3825.

- OK. Got it covered. Safe flight.

- Thanks.

Attention passengers

leaving on Flight 1387.

- Lisa Reisert.

- I'm still here.

Dad, I'm so sorry.

- It's fine, sweetie.

- What's up?

Gearin' up for another sleepless night

with a comedy marathon.

Before I forget,

that book I gave you,

you finish it yet?


You know, he's from Texas.

I didn't think shrinks came from there.

Yeah, they do. They just move

to California and start TV shows.

- How's the remodelling?

- Good.

They made headway

the last few days.

I lost my wallet, but that's par

for the course. It's lookin' good.

That's good.

I can't wait to see it.

You should. The upstairs hallway

is totally unrecognizable.

- Your room hasn't been touched.

- No, Dad.

Please, go nuts, make it

into a gym or a putting green.

You know I can't do that.

You never know when you mightjust

wanna spend a few nights back here.

You know? Make an escape

from the day-to-day.

Day-to-day's where I thrive.

You know that.



- how's your mom holdin' up?

- As good as can be expected.

You? What about you?

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Carl Ellsworth

Carl Ellsworth is an American screenwriter whose best known movies include Red Eye, Disturbia and The Last House on the Left. more…

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