A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba
), John Rahway (Paul Walker
), A.J. (Hayden Christensen
), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy
) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I.
Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "Takers" carefully plot out their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon
) inches closer to apprehending the criminals.