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Takers (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 27 August 2010 (USA)
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A group of bank robbers find their multi-million dollar plan interrupted by a hard-boiled detective.

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John Luessenhop
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Brown ... Jesse Attica
Hayden Christensen ... A.J.
Matt Dillon ... Jack Welles
Michael Ealy ... Jake Attica
Idris Elba ... Gordon Jennings
Steve Harris ... Lt. Carver
T.I. ... Ghost (as Tip 'T.I.' Harris)
Jay Hernandez ... Eddie Hatcher
Johnathon Schaech ... Scott
Paul Walker ... John Rahway
Marianne Jean-Baptiste ... Naomi
Gaius Charles ... Max
Gideon Emery ... Sergei
Zulay Henao ... Monica
Glynn Turman ... Chief Detective Duncan
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Storyline

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse (Chris Brown) Attica successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "takers" carefully plot their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals. Written by The Massie Twins

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Taking Theaters Soon See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, a sexual situation/partial nudity and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

27 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bone Deep See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,512,304, 29 August 2010

Gross USA:

$57,744,720

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$69,055,695
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The first film applicable under futures and option trading based upon box-office returns in the United States. The controversial proposal was approved by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in June 2010. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 28 mins) When the guys are being shot at in the hotel room, Jake asks where AJ is and you a cameraman is visible in the background. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Eddie Hatcher: [to Welles] You look like shit, man.
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Featured in Takers: Take Action! (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Worse Than Yesterday
Written by Chris Vrenna, Clint Walsh and Jonathan Bates
Performed by Tweaker featuring Mellowdrone
Courtesy of Waxploitation Artists
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Poor man's "The Town", still, nice movie.
12 December 2010 | by SundayDriverSee all my reviews

As the tittle says, if you want a really good thieves-crew movie go for "The Town" (Ben Affleck's new adventure), or, if you missed it, "Heat" (1995). If you missed this one, wait no longer and get it NOW, its a masterpiece.

Takers is entertaining, action packed, bang bang and all those flashy things. You will be as satisfied as in a meal without dessert, you are full but you still lack something sweet.

The story in "Takers" is solid, with a few shortcuts along the way, but nothing damaging to the overall value of the movie. Acting is also very decent, nothing fancy, also a few bad apples, but mainly in the "second line" of actors.

Also, for the love story fans this has very little value, and the the little it has does not turn out too good.

Overall, my humble opinion, give this movie a chance and you will be satisfied.


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