Best Hostage Movies

  • The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

    The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (R, 2009)

    Denzel Washington, John Travolta, James Gandolfini, John Turturro, Luis Guzman
    A New York City subway dispatcher draws on his extensive knowledge of the subway system in order to ... read moreoutsmart a dangerous criminal mastermind who's hijacked a subway train in this remake of the 1974 thriller inspired by John Godey's best-selling book. Walter Garber (Denzel Washington) is drifting through his daily routine when he receives word that a heavily armed gang of four has hijacked a subway train and is holding all of the passengers hostage. Led by cunning master thief Ryder (John Travolta), the gunmen will begin executing everyone aboard should the authorities fail in delivering ten million dollars in the space of just one hour. With the tension in the tunnels rising, Walter races to save the hostages before the shootings start. But through it all, there's one part of Ryder's plan that Walter can't quite comprehend: even if the thieves do succeed in getting their money, how could they possibly get out of the tunnels undetected? ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • fb518765431
      fb518765431: Not bad terrorist/hostage film. Denzel Washington provides the best acting one of the two leads. The other, John Trav
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
    • robfordy69
      robfordy69: . However, the action struggles to hold the thin plot together and hardly does enough to keep you hostage until the final credits.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb771358109
      fb771358109: exciting hostage movie. had fun!!
      Reviewed 4 years days ago