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Release Date: January 12th, 2001

DVD Release Date: July 17th, 2001

PG-13|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
A successful New York investment banker Daryl Chase (Orlando Jones) is suddenly on the run and has to switch identities with low-life petty thief Freddy Tiffany (Eddie Griffin). Until now, Daryl's led a charmed life. However, everything is turned upside down when he is framed for laundering millions for a Mexican drug cartel. He makes a run to the border in an attempt to clear his name.

Cast: Eddie Griffin, Orlando Jones, Edward Herrmann, Gary Grubbs, Shawn Elliott, Brent Briscoe, Daniel Roebuck, Carlos Carrasco

Director: George Gallo

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Permut Presentations, Touchstone Pictures, Kumbaya Productions Inc., Rat Entertainment

Distributors: Walt Disney Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Frenetic, maddening, exhilarating, ridiculous, fascinating farce of an action-comedy-thriller-mystery-whatever.

  • Snappily written and even more snappily directed.

  • Gallo has delivered a clever suspense comedy that, thanks to a taut script, creative direction, and first-rate performances from its leads, gives Double Take more weight than one would expect from a genre crowd-pleaser.

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