The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

We are going to kill one passenger a minute until New York City pays us 1 million dollars.

  • Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action, Drama
  • Release Date: 1974-10-02
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 489 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Palomar Pictures International
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Joseph Sargent
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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?

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  • Walter Matthau

    as Lt. Garber
  • Robert Shaw

    as Blue
  • Martin Balsam

    as Green
  • Hector Elizondo

    as Grey
  • Earl Hindman

    as Brown
  • James Broderick

    as Denny Doyle
  • Dick O'Neill

    as Correll
  • Lee Wallace

    as The Mayor
  • Tom Pedi

    as Caz Dolowicz
  • Beatrice Winde

    as Mrs. Jenkins
  • Jerry Stiller

    as Lt. Rico Patrone
  • Nathan George

    as Ptl. James
  • Rudy Bond

    as Police Commissioner
  • Kenneth McMillan

    as Borough Commander
  • Doris Roberts

    as Mayor's Wife
  • Julius Harris

    as Inspector Daniels
  • Cynthia Belgrave

    as The Maid
  • Anna Berger

    as The Mother
  • Gary Bolling

    as The Homosexual
  • Carol Cole

    as The Secretary
  • Alex Colon

    as The Delivery Boy
  • Joe Fields

    as The Salesman
  • Mari Gorman

    as The Hooker
  • Michael Gorrin

    as The Old Man
  • Thomas La Fleur

    as The Older Son
  • Maria Landa

    as The Spanish Woman
  • Louise Larabee

    as The Alcoholic
  • George Lee Miles

    as The Pimp
  • Carolyn Nelson

    as Coed #1
  • Eric O'Hanian

    as The Younger Son
  • Lucy Saroyan

    as Coed #2
  • William Snickowski

    as The Hippie
  • Barry Snyder

    as The W.A.S.P.
  • Walter Jones

    as Mr. Mattson
  • Jerry Holland

    as Bud Carmody
  • Robert Weil

    as Marino
  • Penny Krompier

    as T.A. Secretary
  • Christopher Murney

    as Dispatcher
  • Timothy Meyers

    as Plumber
  • Ruth Attaway

    as Mayor's Nurse
  • Thomas Barbour

    as T.A. Chairman
  • Marvin Silbersher

    as Comptroller
  • Neil Brooks Cunningham

    as Ptl. Miskowsky
  • Sal Viscuso

    as Ptl. O'Keefe
  • Tony Fasce

    as Ptl. Wentworth
  • Burtt Harris

    as Ptl. Ricci
  • Gene Gross

    as Muscat
  • Walter Lott

    as Executive On Train
  • Conrad Yama

    as Mr. Tomashita
  • Sho Onodera

    as Mr. Matsumoto
  • Toru Nagai

    as Mr. Yashimura
  • Tura Nakamura

    as Mr. Nakabashi
  • Rowena Rollins

    as Angry Woman
  • Joseph Attles

    as Angry Man
  • Willis Pinkett

    as Towerman
  • Michelle Matthow

    as T.A. Receptionist
  • Isabella Hoopes

    as Woman On Platform
  • Bill Cobbs

    as Man on Platform
  • Jim Pelham

    as Subway Guard
  • Joe Seneca

    as Police Sergeant
  • Gino Gennaro

    as Police Lieutenant
  • Carmine Foresta

    as Train Expediter
  • Tony Roberts

    as Warren LaSalle
Writing John Godey Novel
Production Edgar J. Scherick Producer
Writing Peter Stone Screenplay
Directing Joseph Sargent Director
Sound David Shire Original Music Composer
Crew Burtt Harris Second Unit
Sound Marc Laub Sound Editor
Art Gene Rudolf Art Direction
Camera Josh Weiner Still Photographer
Editing Gerald B. Greenberg Editor
Crew Joie Chitwood Jr. Stunt Coordinator
Production Alixe Gordin Casting
Crew Bruno Robotti Scenic Artist
Sound Jack Fitzstephens Sound Editor
Directing Nancy Hopton Script Supervisor
Editing Robert Q. Lovett Editor
Costume & Make-Up Anna Hill Johnstone Costume Design
Sound Pat Suraci Boom Operator
Production Gabriel Katzka Producer
Costume & Make-Up Irving Buchman Makeup Artist
Sound Sanford Rackow Sound Editor
Production Stephen F. Kesten Associate Producer
Camera Owen Roizman Director of Photography
Art Herbert F. Mulligan Set Decoration
Sound Maurice Schell Sound Effects Editor
Camera Dick Mingalone Camera Operator
Art Joseph M. Caracciolo Property Master
Directing Michael Haley Second Assistant Director
Crew Joie Chitwood Jr. Stunt Driver
Crew Carey Loftin Stunt Driver
Crew Tim Chitwood Stunt Driver
Crew Paul Nuckles Stunt Driver
Crew Tim Heck Stunt Driver
Crew Bill Barber Stunt Driver
Crew Rick Seaman Stunt Driver
Crew Harry Madsen Stunt Driver
Crew Daniel Dod Stunt Driver
Directing Burtt Harris Second Unit Director
Directing Peter R. Scoppa Assistant Director
Directing Sal Scoppa Jr. Second Assistant Director
Production Vic Ramos Extras Casting
Camera Tom Priestley Jr. Assistant Camera
Camera Gary Muller Assistant Camera
Sound Chris Newman Sound Mixer
Sound Al Gramaglia Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up George Newman Wardrobe Master
Editing Cynthia Scheider Assistant Editor
Editing Maurice Schell Assistant Editor
Sound Erma E. Levin Music Editor
Sound Stanley Bochner Assistant Sound Editor
Sound David Ray Assistant Sound Editor