General Information

Glossary: T
Released Year: 1974
Runtime: 104 minutes
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Directors: Joseph Sargent
Casts: Héctor Elizondo, Anna Berger, Jerry Stiller, Bill Cobbs, Doris Roberts, Martin Balsam, Robert Shaw, Joe Seneca, George Lee Miles, Julius Harris, Lee Wallace, Kenneth McMillan, Tony Roberts, Mari Gorman, Alex Colon, James Broderick, Rudy Bond, Christopher Murney, Walter Matthau, Dick O'Neill, Earl Hindman, Gene Gross, Michael Gorrin, Lucy Saroyan, Tom Pedi, Cynthia Belgrave, Gary Bolling, Joe Fields, Thomas La Fleur, Maria Landa, Louise Larabee, Carolyn Nelson, Jerry Holland
IMDB: The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

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IMDB Rating: 7.7


The New York Times - Unnamed
Throughout, there's a skillful balance between the vulnerability of New Yorkers and the drastic, provocative sense of comedy that thrives all over our sidewalks.
Village Voice - Jessica Winter
Sargent's whole enterprise doubles as a '70s archaeological dig.
TV Guide Magazine - Unnamed
Exciting, suspenseful drama.
Variety - Unnamed
Good action caper.

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

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?