Takers parents guide


Overall D

The Takers are a sleek group of bank robbers played by Paul Walker, Idris Elba, Michael Ealy, Chris Brown, Tip "T.I" Harris, and Hayden Christensen. As they make plans for their biggest heist yet, a determined police detective (Matt Dillon) also prepares to take them down.

Release date August 27, 2010

Violence D
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C-
Substance Use C-

Why is Takers rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Takers PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, a sexual situation/partial nudity and some language.

Run Time: 107 minutes

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Why is Takers rated PG-13? Takers is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of violence and action, a sexual situation/partial nudity and some language.

Violence: Frequent portrayals of gunfire, brutal fistfights and beatings are seen throughout this film. Injuries and fatalities are depicted with blood effects. Vehicles and property are blown up. Characters often threaten others with guns

Sexual Content: A shadowed depiction of male buttock nudity. Kissing and embracing are seen.

Language: Dozens of scatological slang terms are included in the script along with numerous profanities, vulgar expressions and a couple of nonsexual expletives.

Drugs and Alcohol: The smoking of cigarettes and cigars are portrayed on several occasions in a glamorous manner. Alcohol use is frequently depicted. One character drinks to steady his nerves before a gunfight. Several references are made to illegal drugs. An addict who is high on drugs is shown.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Children, Violence.
Ontario 14A Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Takers"

Cast and Crew

Takers is directed by John Luessenhop and stars Matt Dillon, Paul Walker, Idris Elba, Jay Hernandez, Michael Ealy, Chris Brown, Tip "T.I." Harris, Hayden Christensen..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Takers movie is January 18, 2011. Here are some details…

Takers releases to Blu-ray and DVD on January 18, 2011, with the following extras.

- Commentary with Director John Luessenhop, Producer Will Packer, Producer Jason Geter and Tip “T.I.” Harris.

- Music Promo Yeah Ya Know, by T.I.

Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Materials:

- Executing the Heist: The Making of Takers

- Take Action! Featurette - Inside Look at the Stunts

- movieIQ®+sync and BD-Live

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Jay Hernandez plays public servants in the 2006 film World Trade Center and Ladder 49. Actor Hayden Christensen can also be seen in the Star Wars franchise’s Episode 2: Attack of the Clones and Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith, and Paul Walker stars in Eight Below.

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