Written January 25, 2017
If the original Taken was one of your all time favorite movies and you counted the days until the premier of Taken 2 then like me you will be impressed but not swept off your feet - as was the case with Taken 1. The action was good but it just lacked something that the original had in spades; not sure what that something was. All in all, this was a great movie and I would go see it again. My complaints stem from my perfectionism and you should definitely go see it. Top 2 movies I've seen this year (Batman was #1).
Written March 26, 2017
Movie was good enough to make an afternoon work. The plot is getting a bit repetitive and tedious - hope no fool will make Taken 3.
Neeson at his best always but one runs out of patience with the somewhat erratic behavior of his daughter.. again.
See it for the fun or wait for it at Netflix
Written June 30, 2016
Taken 2 was a great movie. It was sort of predictive as far as what was going to happen since seeing the first one but nevertheless I enjoyed it.
Written October 23, 2016
Everything it was supposed to be. I feel I knowMills and his family well. Taken 3 sure to come if it makes money and my theater was packed. Set up by the two sons left alive
Written October 24, 2016
I saw Taken multiple times in the theater. Thought it was a great movie. Taken 2 was just as great. I liked the way that they showed the continuation of the plot of Taken, yet the movie could have been a stand alone movie. It was indeed different enough so that you didn't feel you were watching the same movie over. Yet you could still recognize the mental mechanations of Neeson's character as he keeps his cool while being kidnapped.
Again, Neeson executes the role superbly and is very believable as the divorced retired CIA agent who tries to stay close to his daughter while continuing in the only line of work that he knows. I am a Liam Neeson fan, but would have loved the movie even if I wasn't.
This is a love story as well as an action flick. But if you like action flicks you should definately go see Taken 2.