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The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (4-Jun-2009)

Director: Tony Scott

Writer: Brian Helgeland

From novel: The Taking of Pelham One Two Three by John Godey

Keywords: Crime, Hijacking

Remake of the 1974 film of the same name depicts a suspenseful hostage situation on a New York City subway train.

ABSTRACT
Remake of The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974). Somehow, in post-9/11 New York City, a gang of armed-to-the-teeth terrorists commandeer the 1:23 subway train going from Pelham Bay Park station to Manhattan, taking the passengers on board hostage. John Travolta as Ryder goes head to head with Denzel Washington as train dispatcher Walter, who must negotiate for the safe release of the hostages before the terrorists begin killing them one by one. An all-star cast anchored by Travolta and Washington also includes John Turturro and the late James Gandolfini.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Maria Bartiromo
Journalist
11-Sep-1967   CNBC financial correspondent
Aunjanue Ellis
Actor
21-Feb-1969   Madeleine Hightower on The Mentalist
James Gandolfini
Actor
18-Sep-1961 19-Jun-2013 Tony Soprano wants his money
Luis Guzmán
Actor
28-Aug-1956   Ramon on John From Cincinnati
John Benjamin Hickey
Actor
25-Jun-1963   Philip Stoddard on It's All Relative
Tonye Patano
Actor
1961   Heylia James on Weeds
Michael Rispoli
Actor
21-Nov-1965   Jackie Aprile on The Sopranos
Todd Susman
Actor
17-Jan-1947   Officer Shifflett on Newhart
John Travolta
Actor
18-Feb-1954   Saturday Night Fever
John Turturro
Actor
28-Feb-1957   Barton Fink, Five Corners
Denzel Washington
Actor
28-Dec-1954   Training Day

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