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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Cast

Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Héctor Elizondo View All


Crew

Joseph Sargent (Director), Peter Stone (Screenplay) View All

Release: Oct. 2nd, 1974
Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes
In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
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JayDee
Film Trivia Snippets - During an interview for Canadian TV, the film's producer revealed that The Taking of Pelham One Two Three did terrific box-office in New York, Toronto, London and Paris; all cities with substantial subway facilites.
Jack1
Ever since the release of the film, no #6 train has never been scheduled to leave Pelham Bay Park Station at either 13:23 or 01:23 by the New York City Transit Authority.
Captain Spaulding
There's no replicating the authentic grittiness of 70's crime films, especially those set in the urban jungle of New York City, with its jostling hordes of humanity, idle taxis burping exhaust, horns, sirens, incessant noise.
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