Takedown


2004

Brief Synopsis

Based on the real-life events of infamous computer hacker Kevin Mitnick, who was on the FBI's most wanted list when he hacked into the PC of a top computer security specialist, Tsutomu Shimomura, and taunted him. As a matter of pride Shimomura used all his resources and enlisted his colleagues to tr

Film Details

Also Known As
Track Down
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Biography
Crime
Thriller
Release Date
2004
Production Company
Dimension Films; Millennium Films
Distribution Company
Buena Vista International; Dimension Films; Disney/Buena Vista; SND-Groupe M6
Location
Wilmingtion, North Carolina, USA

Synopsis

Based on the real-life events of infamous computer hacker Kevin Mitnick, who was on the FBI's most wanted list when he hacked into the PC of a top computer security specialist, Tsutomu Shimomura, and taunted him. As a matter of pride Shimomura used all his resources and enlisted his colleagues to track Mitnick down and assisted the authorities in finally apprehending him.

Film Details

Also Known As
Track Down
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Biography
Crime
Thriller
Release Date
2004
Production Company
Dimension Films; Millennium Films
Distribution Company
Buena Vista International; Dimension Films; Disney/Buena Vista; SND-Groupe M6
Location
Wilmingtion, North Carolina, USA

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video September 28, 2004

Released in United States Winter January 1, 2004

Forest Whitaker was previously attached to play the role of McCoy Rollins.

Began shooting July 26, 1998.

Completed shooting October 1998.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 2004

Released in United States on Video September 28, 2004