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Movie Preview: Taken

If this pattern keeps up it will become "spooky trailer" week here on Buzz, starting with yesterday's preview for The Happening. Today I present the trailer for Taken, starring Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen and Lost's Maggie Grace. I have high hopes for this thriller as it was co-written by Luc Besson, the mind behind one of my favorite movies, The Professional.

Taken follows Neeson's character Bryan, whose daughter (Grace) goes on a fun, innocent trip to Paris with her friend. The scary stuff starts when Bryan gets a panicked call from his daughter as she's being kidnapped.

At first I thought this might be another run-of-the-mill ransom movie, but then Bryan informs the kidnappers that he does not have money, but rather a set of "skills" that makes him a "nightmare for people like them." Scary!

Taken opens in France on February 28, though there's no information yet on a U.S. release date. To check out the trailer,



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reesiecup reesiecup 7 years
Liam Neeson is indeed badass. He could show Bourne a thing or two...but "now's not the time for ----- measuring"! There is an additional wealth of quotable quotes
kafarine-tin-tin kafarine-tin-tin 7 years
I've seen this already, and it really is awesome. Kinda Bourne-y, and Liam Neeson totally kicks some ass!
ktownpolarbear ktownpolarbear 8 years
sweet. i loved the professional. i hope they release it in the US.
sunnynight sunnynight 8 years
Oooooh. Liam Neeson has such a sexy voice.
bluecanary bluecanary 8 years
Liam kicking some tail - I could get behind that. ;) Although the trailer was making my blood pressure go sky high! Reminds me of the movie 'Ransom', it made me a nervous wreck!
nyaradzom2001 nyaradzom2001 8 years
oh wow this looks amazing.
mandatedfun mandatedfun 8 years
agreed. i'm interested too - i heart liam neeson after 'love actually'!
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Liam Neeson is wonderful; this looks like a not-to-be-missed movie for me. Thanks, Buzz.
Entertainment Entertainment 8 years
Thanks for catching, kklecka. I made the change.
kklecka kklecka 8 years
Looks good. FYI - It's Famke Janssen.
Nitachequita Nitachequita 8 years
Looks like a movie I'd go see. Maggie Grace does a good job (at least in the preview) embracing the awkwardness of a 17 year old. I'm so tired of actors playing teens who fail to act young.
d9rlcb d9rlcb 8 years
looks good to me
techkim techkim 8 years
Way cool. I like when the hunted become the hunter
MrsSchmitt MrsSchmitt 8 years
Oooh that gave me chills!
Lavinie Lavinie 8 years
now that looks like a movie! i'm excited about that one
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