R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
The New York Transit Authority for years after the novel and the original film barred its planners from scheduling a train leaving Pelham at 1:23 in the morning or afternoon. Although the policy was rescinded, as a superstition the dispatchers still... ...
Put Garber on the line!
Camonetti: To be honest, Mr. Garber has gone home.
Ryder: Put Garber on the fucking line or I'll kill the motorman!
Camonetti: I guarantee you, Mr. Ryder, that I am the best person for you to be talking to right now. Just give me a moment and I'll ...
When the train is going really fast, you see a quick shot of Shea Stadium (blue facade showing a gate). Shea Stadium was located in Queens (it was demolished before the film's release), and the 6 line does not enter Queens at any point along the line. You also see a quick shot of it passing a 7 train which is the Flushing Line train that runs to Shea Stadium.
Subway footage and sounds are mixed in with the production company logos shown after the end credits.
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