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The Take (2007)

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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.

Director:

Brad Furman

Writers:

Jonas Pate, Josh Pate (as Joshua Pate)
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Leguizamo ... Felix De La Pena
Tyrese Gibson ... Adell Baldwin
Rosie Perez ... Marina De La Pena
Bobby Cannavale ... Agent Steve Perelli
Matthew Hatchette ... Agent Forest Baxter
Yul Vazquez ... Marco Ruiz
Carlos Sanz ... Det. Victor Martinez
Jake Muxworthy ... Jimmy Grannis
Laurence Mason ... Curtis Fellows aka Buddha
Roger Guenveur Smith ... Dr. Phineas
Jessica Steinbaum Jessica Steinbaum ... Rosey De La Pena (as Jessica Steinbaum-Lopez)
David Castro ... Bartender
Taylor Gray ... Javy De La Pena (as Taylor Arthur Gray)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Josh Baron Josh Baron ... Neuro Rehab Specialist
Curt Bouril Curt Bouril ... Paramedic 2
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Storyline

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}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The crime was only the beginning.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bedel See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Both John Leguizamo and Rosie Perez admitted certain scenes with them together felt uncomfortable because they are close friends and attend church together. See more »

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Po Po's Gang
Written by: Scott Nickoley, Jamie Dunlap, and Darrin Milton
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Impressive action, story.
29 January 2019 | by jffbittnerSee all my reviews

The Take I feel is very entertaining, more so when I heard how much money the film makers had to work with. I read some other reviews, and I was surprised to read that many thought ill of it. First off, I'll say it is exceptionally great film, with some pretty good actors for $800,000. It's not the type of film that has over the top stunts, CGI effects galore, which to me is refreshing. It tends to focus on the story, struggles with every day life, and cogs in the justice system. It has a gritty style, and I feel it's really worth seeing if you aren't looking for a "tear it up" action/suspense movie. "Good" acting...6 "Great" story....8


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