Taken 2


Taken 2
The follow-up to the 2008 original follows the Hollywood pattern of ''more of the same''. The father of some of his victims from round one swears revenge, and manages to kidnap our hero and wife while they are on holiday in Turkey. Now he has to rely on his daughter to break them free before he can do what he does best: kill everyone involved. Expect plenty of death.

100 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Violence).
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller.

Showtimes

It only takes two to tango ...
It only takes two to tango ...

Credits

Cast
Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser, Jon Gries, D.B. Sweeney, Luke Grimes
Director
Olivier Megaton
ScreenplayLuc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
MusicNathaniel Méchaly
CinematographyRomain Lacourbas
EditingCamille Delamarre, Vincent Tabaillon
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorNu Metro
Made in2012
Produced byEuropa Corp., Grive Productions, Canal+, M6 Films, Ciné+

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreAction
LanguageIsolated, moderate
NudityNone
SexIsolated, kissing, brief
ViolenceFrequent, graphic, prolonged, action violence and torture
PrejudiceVery mild, religious fundamentalists
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseAlcohol and smoking in social context
CommentsA fast-paced action thriller driven by hatred and revenge.
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Munyaradzi Vomo quote iconIt's an unlikely story, forgettable but pleasantly surprising
10
Die Burger
Rozanne Els
10
Cape Times
Bernard Besserglik quote iconPrepare to be 'Taken' again.
10
24.com
Shaheema Barodien quote iconWhy would anyone want to kidnap Liam Neeson and his family again?
5
Box Office
Amy Nicholson quote iconSee Neeson kill — kill, Neeson kill!
8
Metacritic.com
24 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
75 critics
8
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconTaken 2 is largely bereft of the kinetic thrills -- and surprises -- that made the original a hit.
3
Movie Review Intelligence
30 critics
9

What the People say

Internet
4555 Netizens quote iconLOVED IT, best thriller since the first TAKEN
16

Average .. 44%

9

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