It would help people answer if you give some more info such as InDesign version, OS and any error messages.
In the meantime have you tried trashing your preferences: Troubleshooting 101: Replace, or "trash" your InDesign preferences [2009 Outdated & Locked]
Does InDesign crash while it's starting up? See InDesign crashes upon launch while attempting to recover a damaged document
After that, if the file continues to crash when trying to open it using File > Open..., and it sounds like it will if it fails on another system, try the blind export to IDML script at Adobe Community: InDesign 6 is crashing when attempting to open a particular document. All others are opening OK.