- 1 hr 46 min
Derailed opens with our protagonist Charles Schine dictating a story to a fellow prisoner in the prison cell. It seems that many months ago, Charles was in a crumbling relationship with his now ex wife. Their daughter has diabetes and getting the medication for it is becoming more and more expensive. Charles is trying to find ways around it, but is getting no where. Then one day on a commuter train, Charles encounters a woman named Lucinda Harris, who is also married. The two instantly fall in love and a short time later enter a seedy hotel and begin excitable sex. however, an armed man bursts into the room and proceeds to beat up Charles. Lucinda tries to stop it, but the villain overpowers and then rapes her. The next morning Lucinda and Charles decide not to report the incident as they don't want their spouses to know of their affair. A few days later, Charles gets a phone call from the armed gunman who wants twenty thousand dollars or else he kills Charles family. Charles pays this but a month later, the gunman calls and demands one hundred thousand dollars for the same threat. Charles steals it from his employer and then heads off to give it to Lucinda. However, it turns out that the woman who he thought was Lucinda was in reality an imposter named Jane who was impersonating the real Lucinda and was completely in on the take. Charles furious at this decides to take action to seek his revenge and get the stolen money back . Charles tracks down Jane, the gunman and an unsuspecting businessman. Charles knocks out the gunman and then starts a gunfight, killing Jane. Charles then is sentenced to six months community service where he finds that the gunman survived the fight. Charles kills him and then leaves.