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Taken

Overview


Genre :

Action, Thriller

Release Date :

January 30, 2009

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Pierre Morel

Starring :

Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, Katie Cassidy, Leland Orser, Arben Bajraktaraj, Camille Japy, Holly Valance

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

4 of 5

“..the guiltiest pleasures of the year..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
2.5 of 4

“..never boring..”
by James Berardinelli [Reelviews]
4 of 5

“..lean and brutal..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
2.5 of 5

“..engaging but rarely exciting..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
“..digitally dreary-looking movie..”
by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]
2.5 of 4

“..adrenaline-pumping action thriller..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : B-

“..accomplished if misguided..”
by Travis Nichols [Seattle Post Intelligencer]
Review rate : C+
Reviewed by Matt Stevens [E! Online]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
1 of 5
Reviewed by Xan Brooks [The Guardian]

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