Hammerman Ikon

Hammerman Ikon Film Guide

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
Director: Joseph Sargent
Cast: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo

In this adaptation of John Godey's novel, a group of bad guys hijack a subway train and hold it to a ransom of \$1M. This very entertaining but under-valued thriller has a first-rate cast. Remade as The Taking of Pelham 123 in 2009.