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.
Why Is Takers Rated PG-13?
Takers is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, a sexual situation/partial nudity and some language.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Takers...
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 Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Takers...
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