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The Take (2007)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  11 April 2008 (USA)
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After he's shot during a heist in East L.A., an armored truck driver wrestles with rehabilitation and tracking down the man who committed the crime.

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Felix De La Pena
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Adell Baldwin
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Agent Steve Perelli
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Agent Forest Baxter
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Marco Ruiz
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Det. Victor Martinez
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Jimmy Grannis
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Curtis Fellows
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Rosey De La Pena
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Javy De La Pena
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After he's shot during a heist in East L.A., an armored-truck driver wrestles with rehabilitation and tracking down the man who committed the crime. But their lives are thrown into chaos after Felix miraculously survives a violent on-the-job hijacking led by Adell Baldwin, a merciless criminal driven by power and greed. Now facing a difficult recovery and struggling with a nasty new temper, Felix becomes obsessed with tracking down his attackers before they frame him for the crimes they committed. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The crime was only the beginning.

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence, sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Leguizamo is a great actor
7 August 2011 | by See all my reviews

The Take is a good film. Not because it was entirely original (it wasn't) or the cinematography was ground breaking (it wasn't either - it was a hand held style which some viewers may find it a little bit too shaky in some parts) BUT the acting was great. So great it has led me to write my first review. Realistic and utterly believable! Despite normally being typecast, normally playing a supporting role, Leguizamo blew me away this time - it's certainly the best acting I have seen from him, and I will now be looking out for him in future films. Everyone else was good, if not great, too.

In a nutshell, if you appreciate good acting, like gritty drama and a forgiving when taking into consideration the stylistic cinematography edit and grade, then you certainly won't be disappointed.


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