The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
|Released:||Friday, June 12, 2009|
|Rating:||Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.|
The Taking of Pelham 123 Synopsis
In "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3," Denzel Washington stars as New York City subway dispatcher Walter Garber, whose ordinary day is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime: the hijacking of a subway train. John Travolta stars as Ryder, the criminal mastermind who, as leader of a highly-armed gang of four, threatens to execute the train's passengers unless a large ransom is paid within one hour. As the tension mounts beneath his feet, Garber employs his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages. But there's one riddle Garber can't solve: even if the thieves get the money, how can they possibly escape?
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Movie / Film Review
The Taking of Pelham 123 was a 1973 thriller about a group of thugs who take over a subway train and threaten to kill one hostage a minute unless they are paid 1 million dollars. It was remade in 1998, but then the ransom was five million dollars. Today the ransom is 10 million dol...
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