• Taken 2 (2012)

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Taken 2

Release Date: October 5th, 2012

DVD Release Date: January 15th, 2013

PG-13 |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

Two years ago, retired CIA agent Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) used his "particular set of skills" to rescue his daughter, Kim (Maggie Grace), from kidnappers. Since then, Kim has been learning self-defense from her father, and Bryan has been on a personal mission to reunite with his ex-wife (Famke Janssen). In Istanbul, Bryan and his family cross paths with Murad (Rade Serbedzija), whose son died at Bryan's hand during Kim's rescue. Murad wants revenge, and he'll stop at nothing to get it.

Cast: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Rade Serbedzija, Leland Orser, Jon Gries, D.B. Sweeney, Luke Grimes

Director: Olivier Megaton

Genres: Thriller , Action

Production Co: EuropaCorp, Grive Productions, M6 Films Production

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Father , Daughter , Suspenseful , 2010s , Revenge , Gripping , Escape , Investigation

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    John AndersonWall Street Journal

    Less magical is the blind adherence to formula evident in most of Taken 2. As they might say in the advertising department, it's an adrenaline-fueled thrill ride. But it could have been much more. show more

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The moral of Taken 2? If you're going on a family vacation, be sure that the human-trafficking ring you put out of business in that far more satisfying and suspenseful thriller from a few years ago doesn't know how to find you. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Moviegoers who liked Taken and want more of the same will get precisely that. show more

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