• The Take (2016)

The Take

Release Date: November 18th, 2016

DVD Release Date: February 7th, 2017

R |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

A rogue CIA agent (Idris Elba) forms an unlikely partnership with a pickpocket (Richard Madden) to stop a terrorist conspiracy in Paris.

Cast: Idris Elba, Richard Madden, Charlotte Le Bon, Kelly Reilly, José Garcia, Thierry Godard, Vincent Londez, Anatol Yusef

Director: James Watkins

Genres: Thriller , Action

Production Co: Anonymous Content, Anton Capital Entertainment

Keywords: Pursuit, Intense, Suspenseful, Police officer, France

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Leslie FelperinThe Hollywood Reporter

    It ends up playing like a shoddy blend of V for Vendetta and Mr. Robot but without the budget bandwidth or style of either. show more

  • 50
    David LewisSan Francisco Chronicle

    Eventually, the plot feels more perfunctory than palpable, but Watkins is careful not to drag things out. All in all, we don’t mind being taken along for the ride, yet in the end, we’re ready to disembark. show more

  • 60
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    Bastille Day is fun, for the most part, but the biggest take-home here is how easily Elba could slip into Bond’s shoes. show more

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