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The taking of Pelham 1 2 3

Author: Tony ScottTodd BlackBrian HelgelandDenzel WashingtonJohn Travolta; et al; All authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New York Metropolitan Transit Authority train dispatcher Walter Garber's day is turned upside down when he must face-off against Ryder, the criminal mind that has hijacked the passengers of subway train, Pelham 1-2-3. Ryder is the leader of a highly-armed gang of four, including a henchman who used to work for the MTA. NYPD Hostage Negotiator Detective Camonetti initially takes charge of the situation, but quickly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Crime films
Action and adventure films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Film adaptations
Film remakes
Fiction films
Feature films
Drama
Named Person: John Godey; John Godey
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Scott; Todd Black; Brian Helgeland; Denzel Washington; John Travolta; John Turturro; Luis Guzmán; Michael Rispoli; James Gandolfini; Harry Gregson-Williams; John Godey; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures.; Relativity Media.; Scott Free Productions.; Escape Artists (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm); et al
ISBN: 1435909046 9781435909045
OCLC Number: 430101451
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles and optional audio description for the visually impaired; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Based on the novel by John Godey.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Commentary by director Tony Scott ; commentary with writer Brian Helgeland and producer Todd Black ; No time to lose: making of Pelham 123 featurette ; The third rail: New York underground featurette ; From the top down: stylizing character with Danny Moumdjian ; marketing Pelham.
Credits: Music, Harry Gregson-Williams ; editor, Chris Lebenzon ; director of photography, Tobias Schliessler.
Cast: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, John Turturro, Luis Guzman, Michael Rispoli, James Gandolfini.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; violence and pervasive language.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : sound., color. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Other Titles: Taking of Pelham 123 (Motion picture : 2009)
Taking of Pelham one-two-three
Taking of Pelham 123
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures present in association with Relativity Media, a Scott Free/Escape Artists production ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Brian Helgeland ; directed by Tony Scott.

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New York Metropolitan Transit Authority train dispatcher Walter Garber's day is turned upside down when he must face-off against Ryder, the criminal mind that has hijacked the passengers of subway train, Pelham 1-2-3. Ryder is the leader of a highly-armed gang of four, including a henchman who used to work for the MTA. NYPD Hostage Negotiator Detective Camonetti initially takes charge of the situation, but quickly realizes that Ryder will only deal with Garber. Garber begins to employ his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages.

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