New Release: Takers DVD and Blu-ray

Takers movie sceneHeist thriller Takers was released on DVD and Blu-ray on Jan. 18, 2011, by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

The movie stars Idris Elba (The Losers), Paul Walker (Fast & Furious), Chris Brown (Stomp the Yard), Michael Ealy (TV’s The Good Wife) and rapper Tip “T.I.” Harris as a group of criminals who baffle police by pulling off perfect bank robberies. But when they attempt a heist worth more money than any other job, they’re interrupted by a hardened detective (Matt Dillon, Armored) determined to find the culprits.

Hayden Christensen (Jumper) also stars in the film, which grossed $57 million in theaters.

On DVD, Takers was priced at $28.95 and at $34.95 on Blu-ray.

The PG-13-rated movie comes with these special features on both formats:

  • commentary with Harris, director John Luessenhop and producers Will Packer and Jason Geter
  • and music promo “Yeah Ya Know (Takers)” by Harris.

The Blu-ray also has:

  • “Executing the Heist: The Making of Takers” featurette
  • “Take Action!” featurette looking at the film’s stunts
  • and Sony’s MovieIQ feature that shows trivia about Takers while the movie plays.

Check out the film’s trailer:


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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.