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Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story (2011)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 31 January 2011
Schoolteacher Tiffany Rubin (Taraji P. Henson) flies to South Korea to reunite with her 7-year-old son, who was kidnapped by his biological father.

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... Tiffany Rubin
... Mark Miller
... Chris
... Belzora
... Jeff
... Kobe
... Sophia / Renita
... Reverend Lewis
... Simon
... Agent De Grazia
... Agent Walters
... Gomez
... Leone
... Natalie
... Smiley
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This fact-based Lifetime drama follows one mother's (Tiffany Rubin played by Taraji P. Henson) nightmarish struggle to retrieve the 7-year-old son (Kobe played by Drew Davis) her ex-husband whisked out of her life when he abducted the boy and took him back to his native South Korea. Written by private jarhead

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In the scene where Tiffany, Mark, Chris and Tiffany's mother are arguing about her going to South Korea her mother says she will end up like the journalists that Bill Clinton had got released. Clinton negotiated the release for those journalists in 2009 a year after Tiffany went to Korea to get her son back. See more »

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Featured in The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards (2011) See more »

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A mom's fight for her child...
16 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

Based on the true stories have always fascinated me. We can read those stories as one page article in a newspaper, but watching it in a motion picture is totally different and give a closer experience to the original event. I've seen variety of 'taken' and 'abducted' movies that inspired by the real incidents and this one is not bad at all in contrast to its budget. Minimal cast, descent performances, enthralling storytelling, overall a good movie as for the standard to be a television movie.

One thing these movies teach us is the importance of family and its members. To see their struggle to retrieve the loved one makes our heart melt. This film is about a mother whose son, Kobe was taken away by none other than her ex husband, the child's biological father against her will and the law. To find out where they are, who's going to help her and will they reunite is the remaining story told in a exciting way. The thrilling last scene was good, intrigued by the acceleration. Since it was no a fiction, definitely worth a watch.

8/10


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