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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert Shaw, Walter Matthau, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo, Tony Roberts

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THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE is a movie directed by Joseph Sargent in 1974.
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Four men, Mr. Blue, Mr. Green, Mr. Grey and Mr. Brown, hijack a subway with its passengers and ask for a ransom of 1 million dollars to be paid in the next hour. The police officer Walter Matthau tries to gain time.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   criminal kidnappers

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   sewers/subways

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   frying (electrocuted)    -   perforation--bullets Is this movie based on a    -   book

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