Taken ".2"

By ianwjensen
Written August 24, 2016
It was a shell of the original. The fight scenes were mediocre and you didn't get the feeling of justified gratuitous violence the original gave you. It was the same let down you get from reading a great book then watching a weak movie adaptation. The motivation to see him lay waste to a gang of scumbags was replaced by watching him beating up actors or stuntmen. When he escaped from his captors it didn't take any real ingenuity just some conveniently place elements that anyone with a brain and a green belt in karate could escape from. I almost felt bad for the actors playing Albanians. I don't know why they made this movie other than a trip to Istanbul and an incredibly inexpensive budget. I don't think it costs much to destroy a couple cars, blow up a couple grenades, and shoot a couple boxes of ammo. Nice hotel though and pretty fly over shots they kept reusing.
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Liam Performs Major ***Kicking

By SteveWeatherstone
Written February 14, 2016
This movie just goes from one amazing scene to the next! One of the best car chases I've ever seen and overall photography of Istanbul is excellent! As you probably know from the first Taken, there are some REALLY GRITTY scenes, so think very hard about whether to take a female friend or spouse!
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Taken 2 was great!

By BRIANAMAREE
Written May 24, 2016
I definitely recommend if you were a fan of the 1st one. It does sort of start out slow and whatnot, but it gets your heart racing once it starts getting to the main points. I don't want to spoil anything for those of you that haven't seen it. but i say...MUST WATCH!
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taken 2

By citram76
Written November 29, 2015
if you really likes action movies this is a must go movie is good, it keeps you holding on to your chair or your partners arm, I like the direction it has the same action as the first one
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excellent sequel

By lulion20
Written September 04, 2015
great sequel from the first taken high in suspense, I love Liam Neeson character in this movie perfect for the part of course, uses excellent tactics that allow you to think outside the box. Although this movie could have been a bit longer it doesn't fall short of a movie you'd want to check out or you could wait for the DVD
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