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Taken (I) (1999)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  1 June 2000 (USA)
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A kidnapped businessman, finding out that no one is willing to pay the ransom to save his life, befriends his aggressor.

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Ethan Grover
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Alan Cross
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Bill McMurtrey
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Judy Grover
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Syd Brooks
Dorothée Berryman ...
Sandra Mathers
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Alex
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Pizzolo
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Theodore Kim
Hondo Flemming ...
Hondo
Noel Burton ...
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Erwin Potitt ...
Mr. Zaninger
Isabel Dos Santos ...
Rosa
Mark Trafford ...
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Wealthy manufacturer Ethan Grover is being held for $2,000,000 ransom; his wife (who stands to inherit the company and collect on a huge life insurance policy) is reluctant to pay. Alan, the company's V.P. with whom she's been having an affair, urges her to get the money, but he may have ulterior motives. Along with Syd, the company's CFO, Alan's been investing company funds off the books to make a quick buck. Syd has his own problems, so he wouldn't mind seeing Ethan dead. Alarmed by his wife's indifference, Ethan has to figure out how to help the kidnaper get the ransom so he can get free. Can he pull it off while he's tied to a chair in an abandoned warehouse? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for some violence, sexuality, language and drug content | See all certifications »
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I really liked it....
10 February 2002 | by (Long Beach Ca,) – See all my reviews

This movie was such a surprise. All of the performances were excellent.

It is interesting to note that everyone in this movie is up to no good in some way except for the secretary. I recommend watching this movie when there is nothing else on TV to watch or nothing else to rent on video. All in all, don't pass this one up. I really mean it. You will hate Dabney Colemans wife in this film!


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