The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974, United States)

heist plotperfect crimepolice investigation

Running time: 105 minutes

Language: English

Four armed men hijack a subway train in New York City and demand the ransom - this is the beginning of long night for Lieutenant Garber, who is in charge of subway security. His opponents have planned their crime to a tiniest detail...

Very good thriller remade already twice, but with no great success - the original plot and cast gave the classic performance. A must see!

Our rating

8.0 / 10

Movie value

8 / 10

Realism factor

4 / 5

Adventure factor

4 / 5

Story complexity

4 / 5



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Creators of The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Joseph Sargent films

Joseph Sargent

director

Peter Stone films

Peter Stone

screenplay

John Godey films

John Godey

screenplay

Cast of The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Walter Matthau films

Walter Matthau

as Lt. Garber

Robert Shaw films

Robert Shaw

as Blue

Martin Balsam films

Martin Balsam

as Green

Hector Elizondo films

Hector Elizondo

as Grey

Earl Hindman films

Earl Hindman

as Brown

Jerry Stiller films

Jerry Stiller

as Rico Patrone