PG-13 | | Mystery, Thriller
A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.
Presidents or (in this case) Homeland Security can be moved to another location if the secret service are not satisfied with hotel security arrangements or if there's an incident. One of them even recommends the Miami Hilton in the film just because the room was changed. They have up to 200 secret service agents and metal detectors. Agents can be disguised to root out anyone who looks suspicious, not on a list, wearing legitimate ID, who may be a terrorist and concealing weapons. They're trained in the martial arts, equipped with handguns and Uzis (handheld machine guns), sign to each other if they need to be quiet, speak in code indicating levels of danger, frisk anyone who comes in, wear bulletproof vests, have radios or pins on their lapels and always ready to make an arrest. But they are trained to be polite and discreet. Reporter have to have an appointment to see the president. They can even cancel an event if need be.
Taylor. Bob and Marianne Taylor.
Cynthia: Just bear with me one second.
Marianne Taylor: There are other hotels in Miami.
Cynthia: I'm sorry.
Marianne Taylor: What is the problem? We made these reservations over six months ago.
Cynthia: I know, ma'am, I'm just not seeing it.
Marianne Taylor: Well, where's Lisa? Lisa always ...
Throughout the film, you can see that Jackson Rippner's eyebrows are visibly thicker or thinner in some scenes. Due to playing a trans-gendered female in Breakfast on Pluto (2005) prior to Red Eye, Cillian Murphy (Jackson) had had his eyebrows tweezed for that role.
$16,167,662 (USA) (21 August 2005)
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