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Release Date: June 12th, 2009

DVD Release Date: November 3rd, 2009

R|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Chaos reigns in the New York City subway system when heavily armed criminals, led by a mastermind named Ryder (John Travolta), hijack a subway train and threaten to kill everyone on board unless a large ransom is paid. Dispatcher Walter Garber (Denzel Washington) uses his extensive knowledge of the transit system in a bid to outwit the hijackers and save the hostages, but one question remains: even if the hijackers get their money, how can they possibly escape?

Cast: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, John Turturro, Luis Guzmán, James Gandolfini, Michael Rispoli, Frank Wood, John Benjamin Hickey

Director: Tony Scott

Genres: Thriller, Action, Crime drama

Production Co: Escape Artists, Scott Free Productions

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Intense, 2000s, Suspenseful, Pursuit, New York City, Murder

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