The Midnight Meat Train | 2008

Directed by: Ryûhei Kitamura

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Main Plot

A photographer's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways.


  • Vinnie Jones' character plays a menacing butcher who is involved in a series of mysterious and brutal murders.
  • Bradley Cooper's character, Leon Kaufman, is a photographer who uncovers a disturbing secret about a serial killer.
  • Leslie Bibb plays Maya, an art gallery owner who becomes the love interest of the main character.

Ending Explained

In the final moments of "The Midnight Meat Train," the photographer Leon confronts Mahogany, the mysterious butcher responsible for the disappearance of countless subway passengers. A brutal fight ensues, with Leon ultimately overpowering Mahogany and killing him. However, as Leon discovers a horrifying secret beneath the train, he realizes the sinister truth about the city's powerful elite and their insatiable appetite for human flesh. In a shocking twist, Leon embraces his fate, becoming the new butcher to satisfy their dark desires.

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Ryûhei Kitamura Vinnie Jones Bradley Cooper Leslie Bibb