The Take

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Interesting idea lost in lazy, violent storytelling.

R 2016 92 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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age 12+
It is a very good movie with some positive messages but has some death and a bit of violence

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