History Film / TheTakingOfPelhamOneTwoThree

27th Apr '16 6:12:26 AM k410ren
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* ClickHello: Mr. Blue makes his intentions known to the motorman by pulling his gun on him.
-->'''Mr. Blue''': I'm taking your train.
21st Apr '16 8:19:41 AM Aurelian
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* BadassMoustache: All the hijackers have fake mustaches as their disguises.
* BerserkButton: Don't hurt Mr. Brown in front of Mr. Blue. When Brown get wounded, Blue kills a hostage. When Brown is [[spoiler: shot and killed by the undercover cop,]], Blue loses all thoughts of escape and attacks the cop.

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* BadassMoustache: All the hijackers have fake mustaches moustaches as their disguises.
* BerserkButton: Don't hurt Mr. Brown in front of Mr. Blue. When Brown get wounded, is shot at by a cop, Blue kills a hostage. When Brown is [[spoiler: shot and killed by the undercover cop,]], Blue loses all thoughts of escape and attacks the cop.



* BilingualBackfire: Garber in the original is told to look after a group of Tokyo subway executives who follow him around obediently without speaking. He quickly gets sick of playing tour guide and, assuming they don't speak any English, begins insulting them at random points in his descriptions of things. When the hostage situation occurs, they say goodbye in flawless English and leave.

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* BilingualBackfire: Garber in the original is told to look after a group of Tokyo subway executives who follow him around obediently without speaking. He quickly gets sick of playing tour guide and, assuming they don't speak any English, begins gets ever more insulting towards them, casually referring to them at random points in his descriptions of things. as "dummies" and "idiots". When the hostage situation occurs, they say goodbye and thank him for the tour in flawless English and leave.
11th Apr '16 1:40:18 PM k410ren
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* BaldOfEvil: Mr. Grey is bald and probably the worst of the hijackers.
* BadassMoustache: All the hijackers have fake mustaches as their disguises.



* BigBad: Mr. Blue, aka [[spoiler: Bernard Ryder,]] is the leader of the hijackers.



** In the 1974 movie, jokingly employed when Garber meets Inspector Daniels (to whom he's only spoken via radio) face-to-face for the first time and discovers he's black.

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** In the 1974 movie, jokingly employed when Garber meets Inspector Daniels (to whom he's only spoken via radio) face-to-face for the first time and discovers he's black. He says that he was expecting someone shorter.


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* TheGenericGuy: Mr. Brown is the least distinctive of the hijackers, apart from having a SpeechImpediment and that Mr. Blue trusts him.


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* InTheBack: [[spoiler: The conductor and Mr. Brown are killed with a shot to the back.]]


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* NonUniformUniform: All the hijackers in the original wear similar hats, glasses, and have mustaches; their long coats are different colors: blue, green, grey, and brown.
9th Mar '16 5:46:56 AM Aurelian
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* ChekhovsGun: The sneeze. The repeated warnings to avoid the third rail.

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* ChekhovsGun: The sneeze. The repeated warnings to avoid the third rail. The subway train's "dead man's feature".
9th Mar '16 5:41:49 AM Aurelian
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A 1974 HeistFilm based off a thriller novel published the previous year, starring Creator/WalterMatthau as Lieutenant Garber and Creator/RobertShaw as (leader of the hijackers) Mr. Blue.

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A 1974 HeistFilm based off a thriller novel published the previous year, starring Creator/WalterMatthau as Lieutenant Garber and any Creator/RobertShaw as (leader of the hijackers) Mr. Blue.


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** Early in the 1974 movie, a repairman asks why a gate isn't locked. Cas Dolowicz retorts: "who's gonna steal a subway train?"
12th Jan '16 5:25:54 AM TheUsualSuspect
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* BeserkButton: Don't hurt Mr. Brown in front of Mr. Blue. When Brown get wounded, Blue kills a hostage. When Brown is [[spoiler: shot and killed by the undercover cop,]], Blue loses all thoughts of escape and attacks the cop.

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* BeserkButton: BerserkButton: Don't hurt Mr. Brown in front of Mr. Blue. When Brown get wounded, Blue kills a hostage. When Brown is [[spoiler: shot and killed by the undercover cop,]], Blue loses all thoughts of escape and attacks the cop.
6th Dec '15 2:11:04 PM Morgenthaler
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* NewYorkCityCops
* NewYorkSubway: The setting of the heist.
6th Dec '15 2:10:32 PM Morgenthaler
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* TechnologyMarchesOn: The remake had quite a job in adapting the hijackers' plan to fit improvements in transit security since the '70s.
12th Nov '15 8:32:28 AM ange1eye5
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* FrameUp: Mr. Green (1974) was framed for the actions of DirtyCops and lost his job sometime ago. He wants revenge and that's why he's in on the scheme

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* FrameUp: Mr. Green (1974) was framed for the actions of DirtyCops and lost his job sometime ago. He wants revenge and that's why he's in on the schemescheme.
* GenderLift: Mr. Brown in the 1998 remake is Ms. Brown.
12th Nov '15 8:28:24 AM ange1eye5
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* FirstDayFromHell: The train conductor in the original.

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* FirstDayFromHell: The train conductor in the original. [[spoiler: It ends with his death, shot in the back by Mr. Blue.]]
* FrameUp: Mr. Green (1974) was framed for the actions of DirtyCops and lost his job sometime ago. He wants revenge and that's why he's in on the scheme
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