Double Take

Last Updated on: October 18th, 2023

Double Take (Touchstone Movie)

“Double Take” is an action-comedy film released in 2001, directed by George Gallo. The movie follows the story of Kevin Caffery (played by Orlando Jones), a successful investment banker living in New York City. Kevin’s life takes an unexpected turn when he becomes the target of a plot involving mistaken identity, espionage, and international intrigue.

The film begins with Kevin discovering that his boss, who is involved in illegal activities, has stolen a large sum of money from the company. Fearing for his life, Kevin decides to flee the country. In a twist of fate, he finds himself in Mexico, where he meets and befriends a stranger named Freddie (played by Eddie Griffin). The two men form an unlikely bond and decide to help each other out.

As the story unfolds, it becomes clear that Freddie is not who he claims to be. In fact, he is an undercover federal agent trying to expose an international conspiracy involving corrupt businessmen and government officials. Kevin and Freddie find themselves entangled in a dangerous web of lies and deception, and they must work together to survive and bring the culprits to justice.

“Double Take” combines elements of action, comedy, and suspense, creating an entertaining and thrilling cinematic experience. The chemistry between Orlando Jones and Eddie Griffin adds humor and charm to the film, making it an enjoyable watch for audiences.

The movie also features a supporting cast that includes Garcelle Beauvais, Gary Grubbs, and Daniel Roebuck, adding depth to the story and complementing the main characters.

“Double Take” may not be the most groundbreaking film, but it offers an entertaining ride filled with witty banter, unexpected plot twists, and exhilarating action sequences. It is a lighthearted and fun movie that can be enjoyed by fans of both action and comedy genres.

Overall, “Double Take” is a delightful blend of action and humor, showcasing the talents of its lead actors and providing an entertaining escape for viewers seeking an enjoyable cinematic experience.

Additional Details


  • Eddie Griffin: Freddy Tiffany
  • Orlando Jones: Daryl Chase
  • Gary Grubbs: Timothy Jarret McReady
  • Edward Herrmann: Charles Allsworth
  • Garcelle Beauvais: Chloe
  • Andrea Navedo: Maque Sanchez
  • Shawn Elliott: Minty Gutirrez
  • Sterling Macer Jr.: Agent Gradney
  • Benny Nieves: Agent Martinez
  • Daniel Roebuck: Agent Norville
  • Vivica A. Fox: Shari


  • Director: George Gallo
  • Producers: David Permut and Brett Ratner
  • Writer: George Gallo

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