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The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three

This exciting, suspenseful drama of a subway car held for ransom begins with Matthau, a New York transit cop, giving some visiting Japanese a guided tour of the subway control center. Matthau mocks and insults the party, not realizing that his guests speak… (more)

Released: 1974

Rating: R

TV Guide Rating:(46 ratings)

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Denzel Takes the Pelham 1, 2, 3, and More Movie News

Denzel Washington will channel Walter Matthau in an update of the 1974 film The Taking of Pelham 1, 2, 3, in which four hijackers hold a subway train's passengers for ransom. David Koepp penned the screenplay.... Also per Variety, Samuel L. Jac… Read more

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The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three - Trailer
00:22 — Exciting thriller about a trainful of New York City passengers taken hostage by hijackers demanding a million dollars.
The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three - Official Trailer
02:27 — Exciting thriller about a trainful of New York City passengers taken hostage by hijackers demanding a million dollars.
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Warren the deputy mayor (Tony Roberts) takes charge as Al the mayor (Lee Wallace) and his wife (Doris Roberts) consider whether to pay ransom in Josep (more…)
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Jaded New York transit cop Garber (Walter Matthau) loses face with Japanese guests, hijacker Blue (Robert Shaw) contacts trainmaster Frank (Kenneth Mc (more…)

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  • Released: 1974
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This exciting, suspenseful drama of a subway car held for ransom begins with Matthau, a New York transit cop, giving some visiting Japanese a guided tour of the subway control center. Matthau mocks and insults the party, not realizing that his guests speak… (more)

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