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(2012)

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Although this movie mostly involves Albanian mafia and thugs, there is only one member of the cast who actually is Albanian.
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When production was announced, it was not immediately clear if Liam Neeson would return for the lead role. Mickey Rourke was considered as a replacement, before Neeson confirmed his return.
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The movie was shot as an R-rated film, but it was later edited down to a PG-13 for its theatrical release, just like its predecessor, and its sequel.
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Rade Serbedzija and Liam Neeson both also appeared in Batman Begins (2005).
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Both "Tick of the Clock" and "A Real Hero" used in this movie were used in Drive (2011).
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Albeit they have no scenes in this film together , Rade Serbedzija and Maggie Grace actually played husband and wife in The Fog (2005).
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Diego Boneta and Xavier Samuel auditioned for the role that ultimately went to Luke Grimes.
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Body count: thirty.
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In the final confrontation between Bryan Mills and Murad, Bryan kills Murad by pushing him backwards onto a wall-mounted coat hook. Other memorable examples of death by this method occur in the films Very Bad Things (1998) and Midnight Express (1978); Leland Orser, who stars in Taken (2008), Taken 2 (2012), and Taken 3 (2014), is one of the primary stars in Very Bad Things (1998), and Midnight Express (1978) takes place in Istanbul, Turkey, the primary location for the action in this film.
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Mills is very fortunate that the old man playing the stringed instrument is still in the same place and is still playing it when he passes by again some hours later.
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