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Summary In The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, New York City subway dispatcher, Walter Garber's, day is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime: the hijacking of a subway train. Ryder, the criminal mastermind who, as leader of a highly-armed gang of four, threatens to execute the train’s passengers unless a large ransom is paid within one hour. As the t...

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 34 Critic Reviews
55
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 127 User Ratings
6.4
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Summary In The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, New York City subway dispatcher, Walter Garber's, day is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime: the hijacking of a subway train. Ryder, the criminal mastermind who, as leader of a highly-armed gang of four, threatens to execute the train’s passengers unless a large ransom is paid within one hour. As the t...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 34 Critic Reviews
55
56% Positive
19 Reviews
32% Mixed
11 Reviews
12% Negative
4 Reviews

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 34 Critic Reviews
55
56% Positive
19 Reviews
32% Mixed
11 Reviews
12% Negative
4 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 127 User Ratings
6.4
45% Positive
57 Ratings
48% Mixed
61 Ratings
7% Negative
9 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 127 User Ratings
6.4
45% Positive
57 Ratings
48% Mixed
61 Ratings
7% Negative
9 Ratings

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Production Company Columbia Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Relativity Media, Scott Free Productions, Escape Artists
Release Date Jun 12, 2009
Duration 1 h 46 m
Rating R
BMI Film & TV Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Black Reel Awards
1 Nomination
ALMA Awards
1 Nomination