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In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.

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Murad Krasniqi (as Rade Sherbedgia)
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Car Wash Attendant
Murat Tuncelli ...
Custom Officer Albania
Ali Yildirim ...
Imam
Ergun Kuyucu ...
Mirko
Cengiz Bozkurt ...
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Storyline

The retired CIA agent Bryan Mills invites his teenage daughter Kim and his ex-wife Lenore, who has separated from her second husband, to spend a couple of days in Istanbul where he is working. Meanwhile, the patriarch of the community of the Albanian gang of human trafficking, Murad Krasniqi, seeks revenge for the death of his son and organizes another gang to kidnap Bryan and his family. Bryan and Lenore are abducted by the Albanians, but Kim escapes and is the only hope that Bryan has to escape and save Lenore. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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First they took his daughter. Now they're coming for him. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 October 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Taken 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$49,514,769 (USA) (5 October 2012)

Gross:

$139,852,971 (USA) (15 February 2013)
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Trivia

Although this movie mostly involves Albanian mafia and thugs, there is only one member of the cast who actually is Albanian. See more »

Goofs

Kim is shown Skyping her boyfriend at the pool using an iPad. When she the call from her dad, she runs from the pool, taking only her cell phone and leaving the iPad behind. Later when the villains come to the pool with the intention to abduct Kim, they search all around the pool and the iPad is nowhere to be found. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Murad: He slaughtered our men, our brothers, our sons. The dead cry out to us for justice. On their souls, I swear to you. The man who took our loved ones from us, the man who has brought us such pain and sorrow, we will find him. We will bring him here. We will not rest until his blood flows into this very ground. We will have our revenge.
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The last shot of the credits states: "The making and legal distribution of this film supported over 14,000 jobs and involved over 600,000 work hours." This is the first movie with such message of Fox campaign to educate consumers on economic impact of film and TV. See more »

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never recommended
10 October 2012 | by (Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

Such a disgusting movie ever. I am from Turkey but I have never seen those people and buildings in anywhere. They are just old historic buildings. The police cars are totally fake. I do not know what the director was trying to show by doing this but it is so stupid. Turkish Police Department never had those cars. I did not see any girls outside in the movie, just men and women with black scarf and covering all their body showed up everywhere. Turkey is a democratic and secular country and there is no difference between people who are walking around the streets live in USA and Turkey. If I knew that I would never go that movie and give money to those f.... people. Please protest this movie and do not watch it even in your house.


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