The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the Atlantic Ocean who, when struck by mysterious weather conditions, jump to another ship only to experience greater havoc on the open seas.
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 »
While chasing a whaler, the Greenpeace boat sinks with the vessel, pulled by a mysterious force underwater and only Meeno Paloma survives. Meanwhile, after the disappearance of six ships in the Bermuda Triangle in one year, the millionaire owner of the Mineral Shipping Lines Eric Benerall hires the skeptical journalist of The Observer Howard Thomas; the scientist Bruce Geller; the offshore engineer Emily Patterson and the psychic Stan Lathem to investigate the reasons for the phenomenon in the area. If the team succeeds in their quest for the truth, each one would receive five million dollars. They find a high-tech underwater facility from the Navy, and each one of them has glimpses of alternative reality after their discovery. They conclude that the experiment conducted by the Navy is affecting the electromagnetic balance of the ocean, while trying to find a way to close the dimensional tear opened by the Philadelphia Experiment. But they believe that the procedure actually will open... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The first part of the mini-series was watched by an average of 4.3 million viewers. It was the Sci Fi channel's highest-rated program to air since 2003 and the most watched mini-series premiere since Taken in December 2002. The second part of the mini-series was watched by an equal amount of 4.3 million viewers. The ratings improved slightly from the previous night and this episode became the highest-rated program to air on Sci Fi since the December 2003 finale of the Battlestar Galactica miniseries. See more »
It is claimed that the Atlantic is the deepest ocean when the deepest ocean on earth is actually the Pacific. See more »
Potentially quite good, but thoroughly ruined by lack of attention to storyline and development of characters. Clearly trying to capitalise on the success of Sci-Fi driven drama such as Lost/Invasion, but unfortunately forgetting to get the basics right. Eric Stolz and Sam Neill are both good actors. However, the dialogue they had to spout was glib nonsense and they knew it. Really disappointed with the cliché, disjointed storytelling and embarrassing script. Lost the will to live after 3 episodes...CGI special effects not particularly convincing and attention to detail very poor. The climax was confusing and the pseudo-science behind it very vague. Was it a weapon? Who was developing it? Who cares?
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