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The Take (1974)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  May 1974 (USA)
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Sneed
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Chief Berrigan
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Danny James
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Oscar
Tracy Reed ...
Nancy
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Dolek
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Manso
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Tallbear
James Luisi ...
Benedetto
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James' Girl (as Kathy Bauman)
John Davis Chandler ...
Man with Braces (as John Chandler)
Robert Miller Driscoll ...
Elliot
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School Nurse
William Sargent ...
Barry Indus
Vernon Weddle ...
Vanessi
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When Sneed is chasing one of Manso's trucks, the left tail light of Sneed's car is shown being knocked out, but it's there again in the succeeding long shot, and continues to reappear and disappear throughout the chase. See more »

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Very Mild!
27 June 2002 | by (Toronto,Ontario) – See all my reviews

At first glance, this seems like a good underworld melodrama/action flick but it's so poorly put together that it's unlikely to satisfy many. The film has the look and feel of a TV-movie and even by 1974, seems to have cheap production values. Most of the actors, especially Williams, seem to walk through their roles and the minimal action/violence scenes are so mild, they produce little effect. It is interesting though to see Sorrell Booke (Boss Hogg from the Dukes of Hazzard)in a straight role. You may not recognize him right away as he seems so different. It's also odd to see Frankie Avalon play a whining, pathetic hood. Given the cast and the premise though, you'd expect a lot more. Williams was an up and comer at the time this was made. It may be one of the reasons why he never quite made it as a mainstream movie star or even as a TV star.


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