The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

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Four criminals hijack a train on the underground in New York demanding a million dollars ransom in exchange for the lives of the hostages. After delivery of the money, the hijackers rig the train to move by itself without a driver at the controls, with the intention that, while the police are concentrating on the accelerating train, they can make their escape through a maintenace hatchway. However, Lieutenant Garber of the transit police, foils their plans, resulting in the deaths of three of the hijackers and the apprehension of the fourth.

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