The Take

Release date:April 11, 2008
(NY, LA)

Studio:Destination Films

Director:Brad Furman

MPAA Rating:R (for violence, sexual content, language and some drug use)


Starring:John Leguizamo, Rosie Perez, Tyrese Gibson

Genre:Drama, Crime

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Plot Summary:

Felix De La Pena (John Leguizamo) is an armored car driver struggling to make ends meet for his wife Marina (Rosie Perez) and two kids in East LA's Boyle Heights neighborhood. But their lives are thrown into chaos after Felix miraculously survives a violent on-the-job hijacking led by Adell Baldwin (Tyrese Gibson), 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.

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