" The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 " Highlights

“The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3” is a 1974 American thriller film

The train is hijacked by four armed men, who demand a ransom of one million dollars.

The hijackers threaten to kill one passenger every minute if their demands are not met.

The lead hijacker is named Mr. Blue and is played by Robert Shaw.

The lead negotiator is Lieutenant Zachary Garber, played by Walter Matthau.

The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Morton Freedgood.

The movie was remade in 2009 with Denzel Washington and John Travolta in the lead roles.

The movie was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $16 million at the box office.

The movie’s score was composed by David Shire.

The movie was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film Editing.

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