General Information

Glossary: T
Released Year: 2010
Runtime: 107 minutes
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Directors: John Luessenhop
Writers: John Luessenhop, Gabriel Casseus, Avery Duff, Peter Allen
Casts: Idris Elba, Steve Harris, Michael Ealy, Jay Hernandez, Johnathon Schaech, Paul Walker, Zoe Saldana, Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen, Matt Dillon, T.I., Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Trevor Donovan, Gaius Charles, Nancy Young, Gideon Emery, Zulay Henao, Glynn Turman
IMDB: Takers (2010)

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 6.2

Reviews

75
Miami Herald - Rene Rodriguez
A crackling crime drama assembled from a scrap heap of hoary cliches, Takers proves that everything old can sometimes really be new again.
70
The Hollywood Reporter - Stephen Farber
The stunt work is amazing, and the pace is breathless enough to keep one watching right up to the somewhat ambiguous conclusion.
63
Chicago Tribune - Michael Phillips
Noisy, unsubtle, but it gets the job done.
50
Variety - Brian Lowry
A respectable but watered-down heist movie that, given the Los Angeles setting, either owes a debt to director Michael Mann or suggests an unusually violent and action-packed episode of "Entourage."
50
Orlando Sentinel - Roger Moore
The performers are given stock types to play, and Elba and Dillon, at least, can do a little with that.

Takers (2010)



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 Attica (Chris Brown) 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 out their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals.