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Taken
Taken
5.8
/10
1,945 Ratings

TAKEN

Directed by Pierre Morel
France, United States, 2008
Action, Thriller, Crime

Synopsis

Former government operative Bryan Mills is trying to reconnect with his daughter when she is suddenly abducted by human traffickers in Paris. Thus begins the longest 96-hours of Bryan’s life–as he pieces together clues that take him deep into Paris’s underworld in a desperate attempt to rescue her.

Synopsis

Former government operative Bryan Mills is trying to reconnect with his daughter when she is suddenly abducted by human traffickers in Paris. Thus begins the longest 96-hours of Bryan’s life–as he pieces together clues that take him deep into Paris’s underworld in a desperate attempt to rescue her.

Our take

Few could have predicted Liam Neeson’s late-career turn towards high-octane action, kick-started at 56 years old with this propulsive Euro-thriller. A dynamic chase flick that spawned countless knock-offs, Taken is the Rosetta Stone of CIA-dads-coming-out-of-retirement-to-exact-revenge cinema!