Hitchcock's STRANGERS ON A TRAIN (1951) has been totally heterosexualized here. But, at least, it works better this time than in other heavy-breathers like DEAD ON (1994), because the leading characters convey the lust-driven motivation so persuasively.
Sales executive Tom Hughes (Adam Baldwin) is having a terrible time--barricading himself against financial ruin, sparring with his wife, Karen (Megan Gallagher), over whether to sell their white elephant of a dream house, and outnavigated by a treacherous co-worker. So, naturally, while at a
conference out of town, he succumbs to a no-strings affair with luscious Jackie Daniels (Theresa Russell).
After both l...