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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Original title
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
Year
Running time
104 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Peter Stone (Novel: John Godey)
Music
David Shire
Cinematography
Owen Roizman
Cast
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Producer
United Artists / Palomar Pictures / Palladium Productions
Genre
Thriller | Cop Movies. Trains. Crime. Abduction / Disappearance
Synopsis / Plot
Four armed men hijack a New York City subway train and demand 1 million dollars - which must be delivered in 1 hour - for the train and the lives of the passengers held hostage. Lt. Zachary Garber of the New York City Transit Police must contend with City Hall red tape, the unrelenting demands of the hijackers, and the ever-ticking clock in his efforts to save the passengers and bring the hijackers to justice.
Awards
1975: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Supporting actor (Martin Balsam) & Film music
1974: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Drama Screenplay
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