MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 274 this week

The Take (1974)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  May 1974 (USA)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 74 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 2 critic

Add a Plot

Writers:

, (novel), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 106 titles
created 08 Mar 2011
 
a list of 5411 titles
created 20 Oct 2011
 
a list of 113 titles
created 09 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 94 titles
created 22 Jul 2012
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Take (1974)

The Take (1974) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Take.

Photos

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Sneed
...
Chief Berrigan
...
Danny James
...
Oscar
Tracy Reed ...
Nancy
...
Dolek
...
Manso
...
Tallbear
James Luisi ...
Benedetto
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
James' Girl (as Kathy Bauman)
John Davis Chandler ...
Man with Braces (as John Chandler)
Robert Miller Driscoll ...
Elliot
...
School Nurse
William Sargent ...
Barry Indus
Vernon Weddle ...
Vanessi
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Meet the brother with a badge... on the take!

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

May 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Take  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

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 »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

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.


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Take (1974) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?