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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Denzel Washington
John Travolta
James Gandolfini
Directors
Tony Scott
Screenwriters
David Koepp
Running Time
106 minutes

The Taking of Pelham One, Two, Three
A heist-gone-wrong movie, gone wrong


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The Taking of Pelham One, Two, Three

Plot
New York. A man calling himself Ryder (Travolta) leads a gang who hijack a Subway train, hold the passengers hostage and demand a huge ransom from the city. Public transportation manager Walter Garber (Denzel Washington) handles the negotiations with the crooks...


Verdict
Pelham One was first class. Pelham Two stuck to the schedule. Pelham Three needs a bus pass.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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