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Taken 3

Taken 3
  • 2015
  • US
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Olivier Megaton
  • Written by: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
  • Cast: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Forest Whitaker
  • UK release: 8 January 2015

Bryan Mills (Neeson), ex-CIA operative, arrives at his apartment to find his ex-wife (Janssen) dead and himself framed for the crime. The third instalment of this increasingly creaky franchise feels as dozy as a pensioner in the midday sun; the fights and pile-ups are fine, but the characters are almost an afterthought.

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Taken 3

6 Jan 20152 stars

Liam Neeson returns in this tired third instalment of the actioner franchise

You know the drill by now. If you're an evildoer, Liam Neeson’s grizzled ex-CIA operative will find you and he will kill you. Like Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘I’ll be back’ battle cry, this catchphrase helped turn Neeson into an ageing action hero back in…

Taken 3 has 'nothing' to do with Liam Neeson

25 Apr 2014

Film gossip

'Taken 3' has "nothing" to do with Liam Neeson and his family. Producer Luc Besson admits the forthcoming thriller starring the Hollywood hunk is hugely different from the first two films which centre on his daughter and wife being kidnapped.

Maggie Grace secures deal for Taken 3

13 Mar 2014

Film gossip

Maggie Grace has secured a deal to star in 'Taken 3'. The 30-year-old star is set to reprise her role as Bryan Mills' (Liam Neeson) daughter in a third instalment of the popular franchise, according to deadline.com. Grace has also been tapped as…

Nobody gets taken in Taken 3?

3 Feb 2014

Film gossip

Liam Neeson says "nobody gets taken" in 'Taken 3'. The 61-year-old actor is set to star in a third instalment of Luc Besson's popular franchise following the success of the previous films however he has hinted the plot will be significantly different…

Forest Whitaker to join Taken 3?

30 Jan 2014

Film gossip

Forest Whitaker is in talks to join 'Taken 3'. The 52-year-old actor is set to star alongside Liam Neeson and Maggie Grace in a third instalment of the popular franchise, according to deadline.com. Neeson is said to have been offered $20million to…

Liam Neeson back for Taken 3?

25 Jun 2013

Film gossip

Liam Neeson is making a deal for 'Taken 3'. Despite previously dismissing the idea, the 61-year-old actor has reportedly entered negotiations to star in a third instalment of Luc Besson's popular franchise after the 2012 sequel proved a box office…

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