Behind-the-Scenes Clip from Taking of Pelham 123

Denzel Washington vs. John Travolta, as directed by the chaotic mind of Tony Scott (“Man on Fire”, “Deja Vu”). Who wins? The audience, hopefully. Check out a behind-the-scenes look at the making (or is that remaking) of “The Taking of Pelham 123”, starring Travolta as as gun-toting maniac (he plays that so well, doesn’t he?) and Washington as the poor city official who has to stop him. Not an easy feat when you’re a poor city official. With homely glasses and a homely name like Walter to boot.

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 into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

Starring Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán, Victor Gojcaj, John Turturro, James Gandolfini, Michael Rispoli, and Ramon Rodriguez. Tony Scott directs.

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