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The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 is a american film of genre Drama directed by Tony Scott released in USA on 11 june 2009 with Denzel Washington

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
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Released in USA 11 june 2009
Length 1h45
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Action,    Crime
Rating63% 3.19943.19943.19943.19943.1994

The Taking of Pelham 123 is a 2009 American thriller film directed by Tony Scott, and starring Denzel Washington and John Travolta. It is a film adaptation of the novel by Morton Freedgood (writing under the pseudonym John Godey), and is a remake of the original 1974 film adaptation, which was also remade in 1998 as a TV film. Production began in March 2008, and it was released on June 12, 2009.

Synopsis

A man calling himself Ryder hijacks Pelham 123, a New York City Subway 6 train that departed from Pelham Bay Park station at 1:23 p.m. Ryder is accompanied by three other heavily armed men; Bashkim, Emri, and former train operator Phil Ramos. They uncouple the front car from the rest of the train and take the passengers hostage. MTA employee Walter Garber is working the Rail Control Center as a train dispatcher and receives a ransom call from Ryder, who demands $10 million in cash be paid within 60 minutes. Ryder warns that every minute past the deadline they force him to wait, he will execute a hostage.

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