Taken (film)

Taken is a 2008 Englishlanguage French action thriller film directed by Pierre Morel, written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen, and starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser, Jon Gries, David Warshofsky, Holly Valance, Katie Cassidy, Xander Berkeley, Olivier Rabourdin, Grard Watkins, and Famke Janssen.

Retired CIA field operative Bryan Mills attempts to build a closer relationship with his daughter, Kim, who lives with her mother, Lenore, and her wealthy stepfather, Stuart. While overseeing security at a concert for pop star Sheerah, Bryan saves her from a violent stalker. As a token of gratitude, Sheerah offers to assess Kims talent as a singer. Before Bryan can tell Kim, she asks her father for permission to travel to Paris with her best friend, Amanda. He initially refuses, but eventually agrees after Lenore pressures him. At the airport, he learns the girls are actually following U2 during their European tour, something Lenore knew but kept from him.Upon arriving at Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Kim and Amanda meet a young man named Peter, whose taxisharing habits act as an opportunity to discover and pass on their details and location. Kim and Amanda go to Amandas cousins apartment, only for Kim to find that Amandas cousins are in Spain. While Kim makes a call to her father, she witnesses Amanda being abducted by strange men in the living room. Kim complies with her fathers instructions to hide in a bedroom, but Bryan, knowing she will be found, informs her of it and talks her through the situation. After she is dragged out from underneath the bed, Kim yells the description of her abductor until she is silenced. Her abductor picks up the phone and refuses to negotiate with Bryan, who responds with a threat. The only response is Good luck, after which the call ends. ........

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