Films

Taken

January 30th 2009
  • Action/Thriller,
  • PG-13,
  • 93 min,
  • 20th Century Fox
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  • Cast: Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, Goran Kostic, Holly Valance, Olivier Rabourdin, Katie Cassidy, Leland Orser, Radivoje Bukvic, Camille Japy, Arben Bajraktaraj, Nicolas Giraud, Gérard Watkins, Fani Kolarova
  • Director: Pierre Morel
  • Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
  • Producers: Luc Besson, Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, India Osborne
  • Executive Producer: Didier Hoarau
  • Art Direction: Nanci Roberts
  • Castings: Ferne Cassel, Nathalie Cheron
  • D.O.P.: Michel Abramowicz
  • Editor: Frédéric Thoraval
  • Music: Nathaniel Mechaly
  • Production Design: Hugues Tissandier

Storyline

Liam Neeson stars in this action-packed international thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. When his estranged daughter is kidnapped in Paris, a former spy (Neeson) sets out to find her at any cost. Relying on his special skills, he tracks down the ruthless gang that abducted her and launches a one-man war to bring them to justice and rescue his daughter.

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Filming Locations: Los Angeles, USA; Paris, France
  • MPAA Warning: Intense sequences of violence, disturbing thematic material, sexual content, some drug references and language
  • Production Budget: €30 million
  • Production Companies: Europa Corp., M6 Films, Grive Productions

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Trivia

Doing this film propelled Famke Janssen to take action in the real fight against corruption. She now serves as the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Office against Drugs and Crime.

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Worldwide Release Dates

  • 27 February 2008: France
  • 20 March 2008: Israel
  • 9 April 2008: China
  • 10 April 2008: South Korea
  • 16 April 2008: Belgium
  • 1 May 2008: Netherlands
  • 9 May 2008: Turkey
  • 8 August 2008: Spain
  • 14 August 2008: Australia, Italy
  • 15 August 2008: Poland
  • 4 September 2008: New Zealand
  • 5 September 2008: Chile, Peru
  • 18 September 2008: Argentina, Peru, Russia, Thailand
  • 19 September 2008: Panama, Venezuela
  • 26 September 2008: UK
  • 3 October 2008: Austria, Brazil
  • 9 October 2008: Portugal
  • 30 October 2008: United Arab Emirates
  • 27 November 2008: Croatia
  • 18 December 2008: Greece
  • 19 December 2008: Iceland
  • 9 January 2009: Finland
  • 14 January 2009: Egypt
  • 19 February 2009: Germany