Taken (2002)

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Taken spans five decades and four generations, centering on three families: the Keys, Crawfords, and Clarkes. World War II veteran Russell Keys is plagued by nightmares of his abduction by ... See full summary »

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 Allie Keys (10 episodes, 2002)
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 Dr. Chet Wakeman (6 episodes, 2002)
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 Lisa Clarke - Adult (5 episodes, 2002)
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 Mary Crawford - Adult (5 episodes, 2002)
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 Colonel Owen Crawford / ... (5 episodes, 2002)
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 Charlie Keys - Adult (5 episodes, 2002)
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 Marty Erickson (5 episodes, 2002)
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 Tom Clarke - Adult (5 episodes, 2002)
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 Nina Toth - Adult (5 episodes, 2002)
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Taken spans five decades and four generations, centering on three families: the Keys, Crawfords, and Clarkes. World War II veteran Russell Keys is plagued by nightmares of his abduction by aliens during the war; the Roswell incident transforms Owen Crawford from ambitious Air Force captain to evil shadow government conspirator; the unhappily married Sally Clarke is impregnated by an alien visitor. As the decades go by, the heirs of each are affected by the machinations of the aliens, culminating with the birth of Allie Keys, who is the final product of the aliens' experimentation and holds the key to their future. Written by Ronos

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Steven Spielberg Presents Taken  »

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In "High Hopes", the third episode, Owen Crawford examines the photo of an unidentified married couple abducted by aliens. The photo is of real-life couple Betty and Barney Hill, who became famous in the early 1970's when hypnotherapy sessions allegedly revealed that they had been abducted by aliens. See more »

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The convenience store sells copies of the Vancouver Province newspaper. Also, there is a "British Columbia Surgeon General's Tobacco Warning" on the wall. See more »

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Dr. Chet Wakeman: What's a five-letter word for idiot?
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Absolutely Brilliant
13 July 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This series first came on TV when I was only 11 years old and I never missed a single episode. 10 years down the road I got my hands on the DVD. Believe me, watching it even after 10 years hasn't changed my mind. This series is one of the best I have ever watched(I have watched quite a lot of them). Don't watch it as a sci-fi with brilliant graphics. The human characters, their emotions, their complexities is what makes this series absolutely brilliant. In some sense it is quite dark when compared to The Close Encounters of The Third Kind or the E.T. Young Dakota Fanning is very good. I suggest TAKEN for everyone, provided you can watch it an open mind. Cheers Mr. Spielberg!


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