A hostage crisis creates big thrills in THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE

Kino Lorber will be releasing Joseph Sargent’s 1974 heist classic The Taking of Pelham One Two Three on BluRay July 5th (Amazon).

Synopsis: A gang of thugs who have hijacked a subway train near New York’s Pelham Station threaten to kill one hostage per minute. Forced to stall the assailants until a ransom is delivered or a rescue made, transit chief Lt. Garber (Walter Matthau) must somehow ad-lib, con and outmaneuver one of the craftiest, cruelest villains ever.

Special Features

  • Interview with Star Hector Elizondo
  • Interview with Composer David Shire
  • Interview with Editor Jerry Greenberg
  • Audio Commentary by Actor/Filmmaker Pat Healy and Film Historian Jim Healy
  • “Trailers From Hell” with Josh Olson
  • Animated Montage of Stills and Posters
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Reverse Blu-ray Art




Editor-In-Chief of The Grindhouse Cinema Database/Furious Cinema contributor. Pete is a rabid movie geek who enjoys everything from wild n' crazy exploitation/cult flix to big budget mainstream classics. His other interests include: graphic design, cartooning and music.

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