Monday, October 1, 2012

"The Taking of Pelham 123" on DVD

The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three (1998)/Runaway Train (1985) is available on DVD from Movies Unlimited for $8.99. 

Format:  The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three (1998)/Runaway Train DVD 
First, sandwiched in between the 1974 original and the 2009 remake comes this made-for-TV version of "The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three," in which Vincent D'Onofrio leads a team of hijackers on a quest to commandeer a New York subway train for a massive ransom. Edward James Olmos and Lorraine Bracco play the police officers assigned to the tricky hostage situation; Donnie Wahlberg, Richard Schiff also star. Next, Jon Voight and Eric Roberts are two escaped convicts stowing away on a "Runaway Train" barreling through the Alaskan countryside. Crackling thriller that never lets up also stars Rebecca De Mornay, Kenneth McMillan; co-written by Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. 3 3/4 hrs. total. Standard/Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.



3 comments:

val said...

This is the best version by far. Don't know why the third version got made.

Diane said...

...and this will make those who've never seen it/don't have it very happy. There we go then, only 14 years for an 'official' DVD release ;0)

Regina Caschetto said...

I had a copy made by a fan for me from Australia. Got misplaced when I moved. Glad to be able to have it again. I agree; don't know why they ever made the third version.
Regina

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