Subway

Subway

"A seductive fable"
  • R
  • 1985
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 6.6  (14,068)
  • 53

An early film from French director Luc Besson, Subway is a New Wave classic comedy drama. Fred (Christopher Lambert) is a debonaire safe cracker who is on the run after stealing some documents from a high ranking gangster. He hides out in the subterranean world of the Paris Metro, living in the tunnels there among a underground world of small time criminals and oddball eccentrics who live there off the grid to avoid the attention of the authorities. In this surreal setting he manages to still pursue a life of crime, make new friends and even form a band with some of the residents. He also starts a relationship with Helena (Isabelle Adjani), the beautiful wife of the gangster who is disillusioned with her marriage and lifestyle. Also featuring Michel Galabru as Commissioner Gesberg, and Jean Reno as The Drummer. The critically acclaimed music score was written by frequent Besson collaborator Eric Sera.

Subway
Description
An early film from French director Luc Besson, Subway is a New Wave classic comedy drama. Fred (Christopher Lambert) is a debonaire safe cracker who is on the run after stealing some documents from a high ranking gangster. He hides out in the subterranean world of the Paris Metro, living in the tunnels there among a underground world of small time criminals and oddball eccentrics who live there off the grid to avoid the attention of the authorities. In this surreal setting he manages to still pursue a life of crime, make new friends and even form a band with some of the residents. He also starts a relationship with Helena (Isabelle Adjani), the beautiful wife of the gangster who is disillusioned with her marriage and lifestyle.

Also featuring Michel Galabru as Commissioner Gesberg, and Jean Reno as The Drummer. The critically acclaimed music score was written by frequent Besson collaborator Eric Sera.

Subway is a 1985 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 44 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6 and a MetaScore of 53.

Subway is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon, Apple TV and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Subway for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1985
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 44 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (14,068)
  • Metascore
    53