the original is a classic, but like Jay said above, this isn't a remake like Sleuth, where they are just doing the exact same thing as before. ANNALYNNE MCCORD at 'The Taking … it doesn't look THAT bad. But there's one riddle Garber can't solve: even if the thieves get the money, how can they possibly escape?Genre: Action / Thriller / CrimeCast: James Gandolfini, Michael Rispoli, John Travolta, John Turturro, Denzel Washington, Luis GuzmanDirector: Tony ScottScreenplay By: Brian HelgelandSubscribe to Sony Pictures for more great content: http://bit.ly/SonyPicsSubscribeFor tickets and showtimes visit http://catchthetrain.com Looks like I’ll have to put a little more effort into sitting down with that one since the trailer for the remake is now kicking around the interwebs. The Taking Of Pelham 123 (Trailer 1) > Back to top. Hello Roger Corman! That trailer is WRONG. 0:24. I now finally see why they spent mega-dollars on the Star Trek reboot. The more similar a film is to the original, the more pointless remakes are. Its not rehashing, it is retelling. MaximoTV. It’s still sitting on the shelf – unwrapped but also unwatched. We’ll find out when The Taking of Pelham 123 opens on June 12th. After all, aren't we sick of things just being rehashed? I don't know why everyone gets so easily bent out of shape by these remakes. Having said that…I think this trailer looks awesome. That is the case with Joseph Sargent’s The Taking of Pelham 123 which was recommended at some point and which I purchased for $10. Le trailer de The Taking of Pelham 123 13/02/2009 22:37. The original Pelham123 is truly fucking awesome, because it is both sharp and also very much a shaggy dog. Not sure how you can come to this conclusion without seeing the final film. In the original the thieves were trying to look pretty plain and inconspicuous and there is Travolta with a damn neck tatoo for all to see. In a perfect world there would be more directors who walk the line like Peter Weir who manages to make nearly every one of his American films that serve both his own purpose and manage to be Studio friendly too. How does the mentality of 'the herd' affect your appreciation of the original? Umbrage at remakes (as cliche as that is at this point) is more anger at the multiplex herd mentality to these things compared to the filmmakers. I somewhat agree, and look forward to having this debate at length when we get THE MOVIE CLUB to do the ALIEN Quadrilogy. At least Tony Scott is owning this thing. As for the remake, that trailer looks terrible. I'm sure that Freddie Kruger and Chucky can't be too far behind and are getting the ultra-fast track as we speak. 1:05 [Watch The Taking of Pelham 123 Full Movie] movie focus. Follow. This version has had the film buffed right the hell out to make it shine all glossy like. … Error on the DVD box though, says its 2 hours 4 minutes when its an hour 40 minutes. Three cheers for derivative filmmaking! Again, Tony Scott. Is the special edition worth waiting for? WRONG. This looks like pretty lazy Blockbuster filmmaking, judging from the trailer they simply took the original premise and basically buffed out everthing that made the film interesting and replaced it with generic-high-gloss-pablum. February 13, 2009 Marina Antunes Trailers, Upcoming movies. Actually Kurt, I hope they do have a hip-hop theme song – it would help to further remove this from the original. Denzel Washington on making Babies on the Subway at 'The Taking Of Pelham 123' PREMIERE June 4, 2009. "This looks like pretty lazy Blockbuster filmmaking, judging from the trailer they simply took the original premise and basically buffed out everthing that made the film interesting and replaced it with generic-high-gloss-pablum.". John Travolta stars as 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. The idea of a new director putting his stamp on a story that's been previously told is an interesting experiment to me. Looking over Tony Scott's filmography, he's yet to disappoint me. I tend to buy movies on recommendation alone, which often leads them onto my shelf to sit unwatched for months if not years. if they are going to remake a movie shouldn't that be what we want? ", Does it matter who bothers with Joe Sargent's version? 2:33. I absolutely love the original and this actually looks like it might be better. With Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo. One of only a few boxes with such s significant error – the Paris Je T'aime box has it as almost 3 hours, when that is much shorter as well. Nothing like the original at all. The Taking of Pelham 123 (TRAILER) Categories. Gah. The cast is nicely, very nicely actually, rounded out with Luis Guzmán and John Turturro. on so many levels. Inter titles. Filmow. Based on the John Godey novel that spawned the 1974 film ada… 2:33. Columbia Pictures has released the movie trailer for The Taking of Pelham 123, which will be attached to The International this weekend. Actually, I would say Michael Bay films look like Tony Scott films. That was years and years ago however. I’m now used to seeing him kick ass and this meek Washington isn’t doing much for me. Great little film. 11 years ago | 12.3K views. With Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán, Victor Gojcaj. By Mark Graham. At this point, the less that is the same between them the better. Matthau is genius in it and the scene where he meets the cop he's been talking over the phone for half the movie face to face for the first time is brilliant. le 13/02/2009 à 15:14 par La rédaction. You and your husband will have a ton of fun watching it. Get to Know Us . Yes, Travolta is no Robert Shaw; the solution? - YouTube This isn't the original. Maybe it's just me, but I just don't really care. Done deal; they have my money. Damn good. WRONG. . Tony Scott revient avec Pelham 123 - L'ultime station (titre original : The Taking of Pelham 123) d'après le roman écrit par Morton Freedgood publié chez nous sous le titre Arrêt Prolongé Sous Park Avenue. 0:40. In The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, Denzel Washington stars as New York City subway dispatcher Walter Garber, whose ordinary day is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime: the hijacking of a subway train. 0:40. In The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, Denzel Washington stars as New York City subway dispatcher Walter Garber, whose ordinary day is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime: the hijacking of a subway train. . But to follow completely on this, I'd rather see an original TONY SCOTT JOINT than a rehash/retelling/remake/reboot/re-heat/recycle. Not sure this will be any good but I’m wondering if this will turn out like Domino a lovable, crazy mess of a movie. Washington doesn't have the sloppy-joe with intelligence sparkling underneath, he is just playing the same character from Inside Man only in a sweater. Filmow. Amping up the sarcasm on things, boy I simply cannot wait until the reboot the Diehard Franchise with Zac Ephron or Robert Pattinson. Art Animation Comedy Cool Commercials Cooking Entertainment How To Music & Dance News & Events People & Stories Pets & Animals Science & Tech Sports Travel & Outdoors Video Games Wheels & Wings Other 18+ Only Fashion It will be amusing if the robbers use code names and people say that Scott & Co. stole it from Tarantino. Do they really taint the originals in any way? 0:24. MaximoTV. PDF The Taking of Pelham 123 EBook. The Taking of Pelham 123: Trailer #2 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 Garbe (Washington) into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime (Travolta). The original is a big favorite of mine. Maybe I'll like it upon rewatch. MaximoTV. Well they can always say it's a re adaption of the book the original is based on, similar to Spielberg re adapting the Old Boy manga instead of the film. "But who really is going to bother with JOE SARGENT’S version when there is a slick-glossy-soulless Tony Scott version (and I say this as a defender of DOMINO). The Taking of Pelham 123 Trailer (HD - Best Quality) - YouTube Without Batman Begins, there may not have been The Prestige. Way to blend in idiot. Yep, they got the concept of a subway car holdup, but it looks like nothing else – so why the steal of the title? At least someone has intelligence and good taste around here Marina. 1:15. Watch the original! I'll always enjoy the original, and that's that. Wither the Sleepaway Camp, Visiting Hours and April Fools Day reboots? The Taking of Pelham 123 : la bande-annonce. Without Oceans 11, 12 and 13, there probably wouldn't have been a Bubble. Matthau brought so much to the original that obviously Scott & Co didn't care to bother with. Oh, and Congratulations Canada/America, you've just spoken that Horror Remakes can be runaway-successes instead of simply grinding earners. MaximoTV. Directed by Joseph Sargent. Filmow. Hello John Carpenter! As the tension mounts beneath his feet, Garber employs his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages. 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. I tend to buy movies on recommendation alone, which often leads them onto my shelf to sit unwatched for months if not years. Sure this is only a trailer, but sheesh, it barely even looks like a Tony Scott film, closer to Michael Bay. Yessir, that would be pretty funny. Despite the hate on this thread, I see no reason why this film will be any different. Get the IMDb App Get the IMDb App Hello Larry Cohen! TiannaGagnon . The trailer doesn't do much for me either, but I suppose it might be an OK crime thriller (uh, if you like Tony Scott that is). Taking of Pelham 123 - trailer. I do like me some Costner. 2:33. "Three cheers for derivative filmmaking! Those filmmakers that manage to balance the big studio pictures with their personal projects seem to have the most satisfying careers. The original is in my queue and I just moved it up a bit higher on the list so I will get it within the next month or so however. But why couldn't they just call it "Subway Heist" or "Under The Streets Of NY" or "We Promise – No Scene Longer Than 5 Seconds!". I have a bad habit. Check it out below or in PDF The Taking of Pelham 123 EBook. Classified date(s) 22/01/2010 Main language English BBFC reference AZF257185. The Taking of Pelham 123 Trailer Could Use a Little Oomph. Kurt and I both raved about it during one of the podcasts I sat in on. I can’t figure out what role he plays but god I love that guy. It sounds like something Kanye in particular would be all over. Directed by Tony Scott. And Mr. Travolta, you are no Robert Shaw. Its not rehashing, it is retelling. O Boy. Tony Scott (who I admit I am not a huge fan of) seems to be putting his own stamp on it. (For those keeping score, that is more (in unadjusted dollars) than the entire run of VIII, IX, & X). The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (also known as The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3) is a 1974 American thriller film directed by Joseph Sargent, produced by Gabriel Katzka and Edgar J. Scherick, and starring Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, and Héctor Elizondo. Hello basically every horror, science fiction and action film ever made! Sure this is only a trailer, but sheesh, it barely even looks like a Tony Scott film, closer to Michael Bay.". This trailer actually makes me more angry than the typical re-do, I'm going to purchase the original though. I like every single one of his films (that I've seen). Weir's case is pretty rare though not without its weak entries (Green Card, Witness). The originals aren't tainted by these remakes, and if anything there may be a sweet DVD of the original. The Taking of Pelham 123 Trailer. It's a modern action film. " I can't imagine the perfect ending of the original could work at all in the new one – I hope they don't even try. April Fools Day has been remade twice already. I understand the issue that many directors do one for them, one for me. 1:05 [Watch The Taking of Pelham 123 Full Movie] movie focus. I'm pretty sure I bought it after you mentioned it. 0:40. Peter Stone adapted the screenplay from the 1973 novel of the same name written by Morton Freedgood under the pen name John Godey. I want this to be a Tony Scott film, not a 'as close as it gets' shot for shot rehash. Damn damn good. Nobody is reading the book anymore, and really, how many people below 30 have seen the original film? Can't it just be "based on it"? Here is hoping. MySpace Trailer Park has debuted a new trailer for Tony Scott's The Taking of Pelham 123 starring Denzel Washington and John Travolta. 0:40. The $20M Friday13 reboot just cleared an estimated $42 on opening weekend. Just watched the original Pelham 123. Trailer The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009), durata trailer 2m33s The 'Taking of Pelham 123' trailer analysis. Oh well, it doesn't effect the original which is still great fun. Walter Garber (Denzel … BAI LING at "The Taking of The Pelham 123" Premiere. 1:05 [Watch The Taking of Pelham 123 Full Movie] movie focus. Hello the entire Italian post-apocalyptic sub-genre! The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009) trailer, plus mistakes, goofs, trivia, quotes and more. TiannaGagnon. The first was that there was a whole lot more action going on than I expected and secondly, I’m having a hard time buying Washington as a meek sort of dude who *happens* to get caught up in all of the action. The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009) (Theatrical Trailer #2) Keith Keith Adams. Denzel Washington on making Babies on the Subway at 'The Taking Of Pelham 123' PREMIERE June 4, 2009 . Umbrage at remakes (as cliche as that is at this point) is more anger at the multiplex herd mentality to these things compared to the filmmakers. Anyway. Of course it's going to be generic and high-gloss. THE TAKING OF PELHAM 1,2,3,INTERNATIONAL TRAILER A- CLEAN VERSION,TAKING OF PELHAM 123 - DOM TRL #1,TAKING OF PELHAM 123 Year 2009 Formats DVD, Cinema Distributor(s) Sony DADC UK Limited,Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd. Taking of Pelham 123 - trailer. ), "I’d rather see an original TONY SCOTT JOINT than a rehash/retelling/remake/reboot/re-heat/recycle. Watch the new trailer for TAKING OF PELHAM 1 2 3! But who really is going to bother with JOE SARGENT'S version when there is a slick-glossy-soulless Tony Scott version (and I say this as a defender of DOMINO). Some more than others, but I like them all. See, someone around here listens to you! The idea of filmmakers being wasted on remakes, comic book movies and what not. Trailers are built to get people in the seats. It does work! The one real highlight of the trailer: James Gandolfini. You yourself mentioned in this post that this trailer inspired you to go pick up the original. TARAJI P HENSON at 'The Taking of The Pelham 123' Premiere June 5, 2009. MaximoTV. The Taking of Pelham 123 trailer. Ryder (John Travolta), the criminal mastermind behind the hijacking and leader of a highly-armed gang of four, threatens to execute the train's passengers unless a large ransom is paid within one hour. Plan is to see it this weekend. The remake looks like any other run of the mill action-crime film. Go watch the original Marina, it is a total blast. We've had the regular version come through the store a couple of times, but not the good one yet. Sleepaway Camp remake… now there is a remake I can get outraged about. The trailer makes it look like the tossed out the whole last half of the film as well. In fact, my favourite sub-genre's thrive/depend on derivative filmmaking. They better keep the damn theme music . (Brian DePalma for example). Without Good Will Hunting there may not have been an Elephant. Iconic properties are hollywood license to print money. Watching the trailer I had two thoughts. Release Date: 12 June 2009 (United States)Walter Garber (Denzel Washington) is a New York City subway dispatcher whose ordinary day is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime: the hijacking of a subway train. Taking of Pelham 123 - trailer. That is the case with Joseph Sargent’s The Taking of Pelham 123 which was recommended at some point and which I purchased for $10. i mean, really guys? Even if it's paid, how could they get away? I think I'll rent the original instead (which I haven't seen either, but it sounds better). If the change it with a hip-hop version. 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