Overview

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?

  1. Joseph Sargent

    Director

  2. John Godey

    Novel

  3. Peter Stone

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Walter Matthau

    Walter Matthau

    Lt. Zachary Garber

  2. Robert Shaw

    Robert Shaw

    Mr. Blue - Bernard Ryder

  3. Martin Balsam

    Martin Balsam

    Mr. Green - Harold Longman

  4. Héctor Elizondo

    Héctor Elizondo

    Mr. Gray - Joe Welcome

  5. Earl Hindman

    Earl Hindman

    Mr. Brown - George Steever

Full Cast & Crew

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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 2, 1974
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

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