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Taken 3 (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Thriller | 9 January 2015 (USA)
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Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.

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Liam Neeson returns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his "particular set of skills," to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now - his daughter. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Búsqueda implacable 3  »

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$48,000,000 (estimated)

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$39,201,657 (USA) (9 January 2015)

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$89,253,340 (USA) (8 May 2015)
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Trivia

The character of Stuart St. John was previously played by Xander Berkeley in the first "Taken" film. Berkeley was not available to reprise the role, so Dougray Scott plays St. John in this installment. See more »

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When the plane is taking off, it is shown to already have its nose in the air, before he rams it with the car. He would have had to hit the rear gear to stop the plane. See more »

Quotes

Franck Dotzler: [Dotzler picks up his cell phone] Dotzler.
Bryan Mills: By now, I'm sure you know who I am. You know what I'm capable of.
Franck Dotzler: I am beginning to. Let me ask you something, just so I'm clear. CIA operative? Division 6? Division 7? What?
Bryan Mills: All you have to know is I'm innocent. Give me two days, I can prove it. I can find out who did it.
Franck Dotzler: You may very well be innocent, Mr. Mills. But that's the court's job to decide, it's not mine. My job is to bring you in and let the law take its course, that's it.
Bryan Mills: Good luck.
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"It ends here" is good advice
11 January 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

In the beginning, former special forces expert Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) found that his daughter was taken in Paris while, in the sequel, he himself was taken in Istanbul. Clearly Neeson took a bit of persuading to play the role a third time, but it would appear that three factors persuaded him: first, he didn't want to do any travelling this time (so all the shooting -in both senses of the word - is in the overly-familiar Los Angeles where he goes "down the rabbit hole"); second, apparently he didn't think anyone should be taken this time (and the writers obeyed the injunction until near the end when they just couldn't resist any more); and third, he wanted the money.

This is a movie which divides the critics and the public: the former have been very condescending about it but the later enjoy Mills using his special skills again and again (and you can't really blame them). The bad guys here are (mostly) Russians who have terrible accents and awful clothes (especially underwear), but it is always a pleasure to see Forest Whitaker (an intelligent member of the LAPD who knows the significance of a warm bagel). The tag line in the advertisements for "Taken 3" is "It ends here" and I think that would be a sensible decision (although I wouldn't guarantee it).


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