Written February 01, 2015
I just wanted to get out of the apartment and go to a theater with my wife and see a movie. This movie was not worth the money we had to pay to see it. Story line dumb, photography decent, chase scene good, action editing good. overall C+. Beware of any movie with a 2 in the title.
Written October 14, 2015
That everything the protagonist does is smart, smooth, and happy ending. Nothing shocking. The whole movie is like trying to show off how good the protagonist's daughter drives.
Overall, good movie with good action scenes, though Liam Neeson's movements seem very slow at fighting.
Written November 29, 2015
A great looking cast cannot save this action flick from resonating as one of the top "bombs" of the year; nonsensical, implausible, laughably ridiculous. Liam Nesson, ageing nicely, is again recreating the role of "Bryan Mills" an ex-CIA operative; "Taken" revolved around the kidnapping of his daughter "Kim" (Maggie Grace) by an Albanian sex trafficking cabal; titillating, spine-tingling scenario made this a fun, fascinating movie experience...
"Taken 2" had a difficult time deciding on who was to be "taken"; Mills? Ex-wife, "Lenore" (Famke Jansson)? Kim? Actually after twenty minutes, it hardly mattered. It is spring break and mother/daughter surprise Mills in Istanbul, Turkey; they are being stalked by the father and his fraternity killers, seeking revenge for the death of sons/brothers killed by Mills in "Taken"...
1 & 1/2 STARS!!
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Written January 28, 2015
The original was much better. Most action movies have aspects that are far fetched but this one was downright ridiculous at moments. The cast was good and fun to watch as in the original.
Written October 10, 2012
We went to be entertained and we were entertained! Certainly not award winning stuff, but it kept you on the edge of your seat. Liam Neeson is a very good actor and I have enjoyed nearly all of his movies.