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Overall D+

What began as an ordinary day at work for Walter Garbe (Denzel Washington), a New York City subway dispatcher, turns into a nightmare when an armed madman (John Travolta) and his gang hijack the Pelham 1 2 3 train and holds its passengers hostage.

Violence D
Sexual Content B
Profanity D
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: R for violence and pervasive language.

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The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

What is it about New York City that makes it the perfect environment to create movies like this? What other movies have you seen that presents this city in a totally different light?