More Suspenseful: The Extended Version Not Shown In Theatres! "A must-see. The best thriller I've seen in ages," Bill Zwecker of the Chicago Sun-Times wrote during the theatrical release of Taking Live. Now there are more must-see thrills, thanks to filmmaker D.J. Caruso's Unrated Director's Cut. Angelina Jolie plays FBI profiler Illeana Scott in this edgy cat-and-mouse thriller that also stars Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland, Oliver Martinez and more talents. For 20 years an elusive serial killer has assumed his victim's identities. But now there's a breakthrough, Scott is assigned to the case and it's her job to know what makes a killer tick. But somehow this killer knows even more about Scott. Storyline The film starts in the early 1980s. Young Martin Asher took a bus for Canada. He meets another teen on the bus Matt Soulsby. When the bus broke they decided to rent a car and drive to Seattle. On the road the car gets a flat tire, and Matt starts changing the tire Martin comments on how he and Matt are about the same height and he quickly pushes Matt in the way of an oncoming truck causing a huge accident where Matt and the driver both die. He took Matt's guitar and left singing like Matt did. Twenty years later, an FBI profiler, Illeana Scott comes to Canada to help hunting down a serial killer Martin Asher who killed multiple men and lived by their identities. Martin's mother claims that she saw Martin in Quebec city and she tells the police that Martin is evil. The police also has an eyewitness James Costa who saw Asher kill his last victim... Written by victoria

Movie Backdrop
Expand

Taking Lives (2004)

R

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller · 1h 43m · 3/19/2004

IMDB Logo TheMovieDB Logo
He Would Kill To Be You.

Description

More Suspenseful: The Extended Version Not Shown In Theatres! "A must-see. The best thriller I've seen in ages," Bill Zwecker of the Chicago Sun-Times wrote during the theatrical release of Taking Live. Now there are more must-see thrills, thanks to filmmaker D.J. Caruso's Unrated Director's Cut. Angelina Jolie plays FBI profiler Illeana Scott in this edgy cat-and-mouse thriller that also stars Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland, Oliver Martinez and more talents. For 20 years an elusive serial killer has assumed his victim's identities. But now there's a breakthrough, Scott is assigned to the case and it's her job to know what makes a killer tick. But somehow this killer knows even more about Scott. Storyline The film starts in the early 1980s. Young Martin Asher took a bus for Canada. He meets another teen on the bus Matt Soulsby. When the bus broke they decided to rent a car and drive to Seattle. On the road the car gets a flat tire, and Matt starts changing the tire Martin comments on how he and Matt are about the same height and he quickly pushes Matt in the way of an oncoming truck causing a huge accident where Matt and the driver both die. He took Matt's guitar and left singing like Matt did. Twenty years later, an FBI profiler, Illeana Scott comes to Canada to help hunting down a serial killer Martin Asher who killed multiple men and lived by their identities. Martin's mother claims that she saw Martin in Quebec city and she tells the police that Martin is evil. The police also has an eyewitness James Costa who saw Asher kill his last victim... Written by victoria

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Languages

English, German

Countries

Australia, United States

Production Companies

Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Atmosphere Entertainment MM

Budget

$45,000,000

Revenue

$65,400,000
Part Of
Cast
Person Photo

Angelina Jolie

Illeana
Person Photo

Ethan Hawke

Costa
Person Photo

Kiefer Sutherland

Hart
Person Photo

Gena Rowlands

Mrs. Asher
Person Photo

Olivier Martinez

Paquette
Person Photo

Tchéky Karyo

Leclair
Person Photo

Jean-Hugues Anglade

Duval
Person Photo

Paul Dano

Young Asher
Person Photo

Justin Chatwin

Matt Soulsby
Person Photo

André Lacoste

Cashier
Person Photo

Billy Two Rivers

Car Salesman
Person Photo

Richard Lemire

Québec City Cop
Person Photo

Julien Poulin

Québec City Inspector
Person Photo

Marie-Josée Croze

Medical Examiner
Person Photo

Christian Tessier

Interrogation Officer
Person Photo

Brigitte Bedard

French Reporter
Person Photo

Dominique Briand

Bartender
Person Photo

Alex Sol

Hotel Manager
Person Photo

Shawn Roberts

Desk Clerk
Person Photo

Martin Brisebois

Henri Bisonnette
Person Photo

Gabriel Charland-Gagné

Victim #1
Person Photo

Nathalie Matteau

Victim #2
Person Photo

Hugh Probyn

Victim #3
Person Photo

Henri Pardo

Officer Mann
Person Photo

Fabiano Amato

Waiter
Person Photo

Judith Baribeau

Mr. Costa's Assistant
Person Photo

Anne Marineau

Woman in Gallery
Person Photo

Eugenio 'Kiko' Osorio

Sandra & The Latin Groove
Person Photo

Jesus Alejandro Nino

Sandra & The Latin Groove
Person Photo

Lisandro Martinez

Sandra & The Latin Groove
Person Photo

Sandra Campanelli

Sandra & The Latin Groove
Person Photo

Emmanuel Bilodeau

Doctor
Person Photo

Vince Grant

Illeana's Hotel Manager
Person Photo

Freddy Bessa

Detective Roch
Person Photo

Andy Bradshaw

Officer Darabont
Person Photo

Steven Wallace Lowe

Man at Moncton Street
Person Photo

Marcel Jeannin

Train Man
Person Photo

Brett Watson

Clive Morin
Person Photo

David Eisner

Committee Head
Person Photo

Lois Dellar

Postal Clerk
Crew
Person Photo

Michael Pye

Writer
Person Photo

D.J. Caruso

Director
Person Photo

Jon Bokenkamp

Writer
Similar Movies
Movie Poster

The Silence of the Lambs

Movie Poster

Se7en

Movie Poster

Copycat

Movie Poster

The Bone Collector

Movie Poster

The Usual Suspects

Movie Poster

Memento

Movie Poster

The Sixth Sense

Movie Poster

Fight Club

Movie Poster

American Psycho

Movie Poster

Mulholland Drive

Movie Poster

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Movie Poster

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Movie Poster

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Movie Poster

Minority Report

Movie Poster

The Pianist

Movie Poster

Chicago

Movie Poster

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Collectors Boxset)

Movie Poster

Lost in Translation

Movie Poster

Finding Nemo

Movie Poster

The Departed

Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Taking Lives

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

4/7/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Taking Lives

(DVD, Jewel Case)

8/17/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

Taking Lives

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/17/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

Taking Lives

(HD DVD)

4/7/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Taking Lives

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (Std.))

1/10/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

Taking Lives

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/17/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

Taking Lives

(DVD)

8/17/2004

MobileIcon
app store google play