almost 4 years
really well paced heist movie, you can see where reservoir dogs drew inspiration.
over 5 years
Fun caper. The real star of this is 70s New York though.
over 8 years
Very fun, fast movie. I enjoy the newer version better.
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, also known as The Taking of Pelham 123 is a 1974 American thriller film directed by Joseph Sargent, produced by Edgar J. Scherick and starring Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam and Héctor Elizondo. Peter Stone adapted the screenplay, from the novel of the same name by Morton Freedgood (under the pen name John Godey).
It was remade in 1998 as a TV movie and was again remade in 2009 as a film.
In New York City, four heavily armed men with code names (Mr. Blue, Mr. Green, Mr. Grey, and Mr. Brown), wearing similar trenchcoat and mustache disguises, board at different station stops (Green at 59th Street, Grey at 51st Street, Brown at Grand Central, and finally Blue at 28th Street) on the Pelham 123 subway train run of the 6 Lexington Avenue Local service. The men take the train, securing a group of seventeen passengers where they held hostage, whom they isolate in one car of the train, then disconnect this car from the rest of the train....