Double Take
Double Take (2001)

A man trying to run away from trouble finds it follows him in unexpected ways in this action-packed vehicle for comic actors Eddie Griffin and Orlando Jones. Daryl Chase (Jones) is a successful investment banker who handles international… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 12, 2001
DVD Release Date: July 17, 2001
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Critic Score: 12% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Despite a good performance by Orlando Jones, the movie is ruined by a ridiculous, messy plot and fails to generate laughs.

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Globe and Mail

This is a film that's better than it has any right to be.

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Gene Seymour

Wickedly funny.

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John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

I think Double Take would have worked much better as a simple buddy comedy, without trying to have the plot of a serious thriller.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

It's too violent, too muddled and too pat to be much more than an average evening's entertainment on UPN.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Violent waste of talent.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

About the best thing that can be said for Double Take is that the morning after seeing it you don't really remember much about it.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Piling double-cross upon deception at a speed that quickly outpaces the audience's interest in what's happening.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews Midnight Run instead...

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Dwayne E. Leslie
Boxoffice Magazine

Suffers from a scattershot approach to rapid-fire jokes that usually miss their mark, though Griffin's comedic talents brighten the proceedings and Jones does his part to add his own flavor to the mix.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
Remi Logan
OMG this movie is comedy!! Definitely one of Eddie Griffin's funniest movies! And Orlando Jones was on point too!
Jason Spencer
I thought this was funny at parts and entertaining. It's not great though and the plot has been seen in a lot of different movies over the years.
Steven Vincent Gee
Fun comedy with some twists and turns in it, especially at the end. Eddie Griffin is a comic genious. And Orlando Jones's not bad himself.