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The Taking Of Pelham 1 2 3

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Walter Garber (Denzel Washington) is a New York City subway dispatcher whose ordinary day is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime: the hijacking of a subway train. Ryder (John Travolta), the criminal mastermind behind the hijacking and leader of a highly-armed gang of four, threatens to execute the train's passengers unless a large ransom is paid within one hour. As the tension mounts beneath his feet, Garber employs his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages. But there's one riddle Garber can't solve: even if the thieves get the money, how can they possibly escape?


Brian Helgeland

Based on a Work by

John Godey

Executive Producer

Ryan Kavanaugh, Barry Waldman, Michael Costigan


Tony Scott


Tony Scott, Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch


James Gandolfini, Michael Rispoli, John Travolta, John Turturro, Denzel Washington, Luis Guzman

Co-Executive Producer

Anson Downes, Linda Favila