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"Your past will catch up with you"
  • NR
  • 2021
  • 3.8  (806)

In the movie Take Back, directed by Christian Sesma, we are introduced to Zara (played by Gillian White) and Brian (played by Michael Jai White), a happily married couple who have just moved into their dream home with their young daughter. However, their perfect life is shattered when a group of masked men break into their home, assault them, and kidnap their daughter.

Distraught and desperate to get their daughter back, Zara and Brian seek the help of their friend, former FBI agent Stetson (played by James Russo), who suggests reaching out to Zara's estranged father (played by Mickey Rourke), a highly skilled mercenary. Initially hesitant, Zara's father eventually agrees to help and the group sets off on a dangerous mission to rescue Zara's daughter and bring the kidnappers to justice.

As they delve deeper into the investigation, they discover that the case is much more complicated than they initially thought, and that there are larger forces at play. They encounter corrupt law enforcement officers and powerful individuals who will stop at nothing to keep the truth from being exposed.

Take Back is a fast-paced action-thriller that is filled with suspense, intrigue, and intense fight sequences. The movie is a mix of genres, blending together elements of home invasion movies, revenge thrillers, and conspiracy-driven mysteries. The blend creates a unique and highly entertaining ride that keeps you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.

One of the standout aspects of the movie is the talented cast, with particular praise being given to Michael Jai White, who delivers an impressive performance as the determined and fierce father who will do anything to protect his child. His fight scenes are well choreographed and visually stunning, making for some of the most exciting moments in the movie.

Mickey Rourke is also a delight to watch and brings a certain gravitas to his character, which helps to sell the more outlandish moments in the movie. James Russo, who has appeared in many action-thrillers over the years, also delivers a solid performance as the grizzled former FBI agent who still has a few tricks up his sleeve.

The movie is quite violent and may not be suitable for all audiences, but it is handled tastefully and is necessary to sell the intensity of the situation. The pacing is fast, and the movie never feels like it's dragging or going on for too long. There are plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, and the payoff is satisfying.

In terms of the cinematography, the movie is well shot and makes good use of its locations. There are some stunning aerial shots of the desert that help to sell the vastness of the wilderness, and the action scenes are shot in a way that makes sense spatially and keeps the audience engaged.

Overall, Take Back is an exciting and enjoyable action-thriller that delivers on its promises. While it may not break any new ground or do anything too revolutionary, it is a well-executed movie that is sure to please fans of the genre. If you're looking for a fun and intense movie to watch on a lazy night in, Take Back is an excellent choice.

Take Back is a 2021 action movie. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.8.

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    3.8  (806)