Taking Lives poster

DVD & Blu-ray Release Date

DVD: Taking Lives DVD release date is set for August 17, 2004. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches.

Blu-ray: Taking Lives Blu-ray will be available the same day as the DVD. Blu-ray and DVD releases are typically released around 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital: Taking Lives digital release from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases. The estimate release date is August 2004. We will update this page with more details as they become available. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release.

Taking Lives stars Angelina Jolie, Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland, Gena Rowlands, Olivier Martinez. View everything you need to know about the movie below.



IMDb Rating




Theater Date

March 19, 2004


In the 1980s a man named Martin Asher decides to take a bus to Canada. He meets a fellow teen on the bus named Matt Soulsby. However, the bus ends up breaking down and leaving them stranded and having to rent a car in order to reach Seattle. The car gets a flat tire along the way and Matt decides to go and change the tire. Martin makes the comment on how the two of them are the same exact height, then pushes Matt into the road, killing him and the driver who hit him, as well as a causing many other damages to other vehicles. Taking the guitar that Martin had, Matt continues his life singing the same way Matt once did. Two decades later a woman named Illeana Scott who works with the FBI as a profiler is on the hunt for Martin. She discovers that Martin has been killing men and stealing their identities, but is informed that Martin’s mother saw him in Quebec, and that he is evil. James Costa, another eyewitness, saw Asher when he killed his last victim, and becomes an important part of the case.

R Rating

Taking Lives DVD/Blu-ray is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.


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Reviews [star rating=”5.9″ ]

The movie currently has a 5.9 out of 10 IMDb rating and 38 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.



Box Office

$32.7 million


Action, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Crime



Theatrical Release Date: March 19, 2004
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: August 17, 2004
Age Rating: R
Runtime: 103 minutes
Budget: $45,000,000
Box Office: $32.7 million
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Language: English