Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground (1997)

R 07/24/1997 (US) TV MovieComedyDrama 1h 20m


The actual experiences of New York City subway riders are dramatized in a collection of 10 intriguing and very different vignettes. The tales showcase an ensemble of familiar faces, and range from stories of compassion and love to reflections on violence and loss. Among them: a disabled beggar quarrels with a woman and ruins her shoes with his wheelchair, provoking onlookers to wrath and pity; a skittish tourist proves to be her own worst enemy; a newlywed trysts with a mysterious sexpot; a commuter helplessly witnesses a suicide attempt; and, in the most affecting segment, a young woman grieves over her mother's imminent death.

  1. Seth Zvi Rosenfeld

    Director, Writer

  2. Julie Dash

    Director, Writer

  3. Jonathan Demme


  4. Ted Demme


  5. Craig McKay


  6. Patricia Benoit


  7. Lucas Platt


  8. Alison Maclean


  9. Bob Balaban


  10. Abel Ferrara


  11. John Guare


  12. Joe Viola


  13. Danny Hoch


  14. Marla Hanson


  15. Albert Innaurato


  16. Lynn Grossman


  17. Angela Todd


  18. Adam Brooks


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jerry Stiller

    Jerry Stiller

    Old Man (segment "The 5:24")

  2. Steve Zahn

    Steve Zahn

    Tucker (segment "The 5:24")

  3. Bill Irwin

    Bill Irwin

    Bill Irwin (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  4. KRS-One


    Vendor (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  5. Andre B. Blake

    Andre B. Blake

    Knish Buyer (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  6. Robert W. Castle

    Robert W. Castle

    Knish Buyer (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  7. Tina North

    Grandmother (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  8. Paul Lazar

    Paul Lazar

    Mr. Nervous (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  9. Anthony S. Calypso

    Knish Buyer (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

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Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground

Status Released

Original Language English

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