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The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

Rating:R (for violence and pervasive language)
Release Date:June 8, 2009
Running time:121 minutes
Cast:Denzel Washington, John Travolta, John Turturro, Luis Guzman, Michael Rispoli
Director:Tony Scott
Producer:Todd Black, Tony Scott, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch
Writer:Brian Helgeland, John Godey
Distributor:Sony/Columbia Pictures

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Description: The ordinary day of New York City subway dispatcher Walter Garber is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime: the hijacking of a subway train. Ryder, the criminal mastermind who leads the highly-armed gang of four hijackers, 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?

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