Walter Matthau stars as a New York transit cop who must keep four ruthless terrorists who've hijacked a Bronx subway car from killing hostages (a pimp, a pregnant Puerto Rican woman, a hippie, a prostitute, a WASP, a wino, and a gay man) one by one if their $1,000,000 ransom demand is not met within an hour.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Breezy, thrilling, and quite funny, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three sees Walter Matthau and Robert Shaw pitted against each other in effortlessly high form.
Cast & Crew
- Action & Adventure
- © 1974 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All rights reserved.
- English (Subtitles, Stereo)
- Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), French (Subtitles, Stereo), Italian (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles)
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