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The Take (2016)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama

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A young con artist and an unruly CIA agent embark on an anti-terrorist mission in France.


  • Idris Elba and Richard Madden in The Take (2016)
  • The Take (2016)
  • Idris Elba in The Take (2016)
  • Idris Elba in The Take (2016)
  • Thierry Godard and Mohamed Makhtoumi in The Take (2016)

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Taking the lead in the movie is actor Idris Elba who plays Sean Briar, the CIA operative who has been confined to a desk job in Paris after a mission in the Middle East went wrong. The filmmakers were looking for "a combination of Steve McQueen and Clint Eastwood," said producer David Kanter. "We ... ...


Sean Briar: I should've shot you in the face.


When the Police are entering the bank, between the main hall and the control room. As they walk behind the pillar, you can see the edit between shots. (The camera jumps slightly.)


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller


Release Date:

18 November 2016


English, French

Country of Origin

UK, France, USA, Luxembourg

Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€128,285 (Italy) (17 July 2016)


$39,000 (USA) (18 November 2016)

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