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The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)

The Taking of Pelham 123
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Denzel Washington Denzel Washington
Walter Garber
Luis Guzmán Luis Guzmán
Phil Ramos
Victor Gojcaj Victor Gojcaj
Robert Vataj Robert Vataj
John Turturro John Turturro
Michael Rispoli Michael Rispoli
John Johnson
Ramon Rodriguez Ramon Rodriguez

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Brian Helgeland Brian Helgeland


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Pedestrian, albeit enjoyable remake

7 years, 9 months ago at Sep 11 14:04
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"Life is simple now. They just have to do what I say."

The modern Hollywood remake train continues unabated with The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3; flash-over-substance specialist Tony Scott's reimagining of the crackling 1974 suspenser of the same name. In a sense, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 is similar to riding the subway: it moves forward at a decent pace, hitting all anticipated stops ... read more

good but not the original

7 years, 7 months ago at Nov 4 5:22
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the original Taking of Pelham ONE TWO THREE starred Walter Mathau (Bad News Bears, Grumpier old men) and Robert shaw(From Russia with Love) in one of his best performances to date. However the original film was racy,funny, and even ironic and yet very truthful to what the viewer was seeing. it also had a very unique cast which included Julius Harris, Jerry Stiller, Martin Balsam, and Hector Elizon... read more

Surprisingly good!

6 years, 10 months ago at Aug 4 23:06
3 votes
I know a lot of people will disagree but, I liked this movie. It had really fast-paced butt-kicking action all throughout. It doesn't stop for a sentimental moment at any point in the movie. If this movie were a human it would say: "BAM! I'm Pelham 123! I kick your ass from start to finish!". Although it was basically "Die Hard on a Train", it was suspenseful, action-packed, and John Travolta did... read more
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Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
Release date: 12 June 2009
Tags: Action (16), 2009 (15), Crime (10), Remake (8), 2000s (7), Thriller (7), Subway (6), Train (6), Heist (6), New York (5), Hijack (4), Car Chase (4), Murder (4), 2000's (3), Friendship (3), New York City (3), Hostage (2), Gold (2), Denzel Washington (2), Based On Novel (2)
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"Directed by Tony Scott Starring John Travolta, Denzel Washington, Luis Guzman, Victor Gojcaj, John Turturro, Michael Rispoli, Ramon Rodriquez, James Gandolfini, Todd Susman, John Benjamin Hickley, Alex Kaluzhsky, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Sean Meehan, Victor Crux, Katherine Sigismund, Justin Butler Harner, Aunjanue Ellis, Gary Basaraba, Tonye Patano, and Alice Kremelberg "

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