The Commuter Movie

The Commuter movie poster

Who's Involved:

Liam Neeson, Patrick Wilson, Sam Neill, Jonathan Banks, Vera Farmiga, Byron Willinger, Jaume Collet-Serra, Andrew Rona, Elizabeth McGovern, Philip de Blasi

Release Date:

Friday, January 12, 2018 (Nationwide)

Crude and sexual content, language and some action

Runtime: 1 hr, 45 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

In this action-packed thriller, Liam Neeson plays an insurance salesman, Michael, on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on his train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding and is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy. One that carries life and death stakes, for himself and his fellow passengers.

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Who stars in The Commuter: Cast List

"The Marksman" , "The LEGO Movie"  

"The Many Saints of Newark " , "The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It"  

"Moonfall" , "Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom"  

"Jurassic World: Dominion" , "Thor: Love and Thunder"  

"Downton Abbey" , "A Name Without a Place"  

"Authors Anonymous" , "Term Life"  

Who's making The Commuter: Crew List

A look at the The Commuter behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jaume Collet-Serra last directed Jungle Cruise and The Shallows. The film's writer Byron Willinger last wrote Paradise Lost and The Crossing.


Andrew Rona




Production Companies

Gold Circle Films (Former)


Production: What we know about The Commuter?

Key Facts

  1. The film has Hitchcock-ian elements like North By Northwest and Strangers On A Train.

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2017: The film was in Completed status.
  2. August 2016: The film was in Production status.
  3. Currently is shooting in London.

  4. February 2016: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  5. Production to set start summer 2016.

  6. September 2015: The film was in Development status.
  7. StudioCanal picks up rights. Liam Neeson is attached to star. Previously set up at Gold Circle in August 2011.

  8. January 2010: The film was in Development status.

The Commuter Release Date: When was the film released?

The Commuter was released in 2018 on Friday, January 12, 2018 (Nationwide release). There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Saturday Church, Paddington 2 and The Post.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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