Taken 2 parents guide

Taken 2

Overall C

Former CIA agent Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) is forced to use his skills again when he and his family (Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace) are threaten by the vengeful father (Rade Serbedzija) of one of the men he killed while rescuing his daughter (in the prequel Taken).

Release date October 5, 2012

Violence D+
Sexual Content B
Profanity C
Substance Use B-

Why is Taken 2 rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Taken 2 PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and some sensuality.

Run Time: 93 minutes

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Taken 2
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Taken 2 rated PG-13? Taken 2 is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of violence and action, and some sensuality.

Violence:   Characters are kidnapped, kicked, punched, beaten, threatened with guns, shot, hit with metal rods, slammed against the wall and stabbed with a pair of scissors. A woman has her neck slashed and then is hung upside down to bleed out. Characters race down the streets, crashing into cars, vendors’ stands and buildings. Graphic and explicit depictions of violence are shown. A train smashes a car and an explosion follows. Characters attend a funeral for numerous people. A man storms out after an argument with his wife. Several characters are choked to death or have their necks broken. A man threatens and prepares to cut off parts of a living woman’s body with his surgical equipment. A nonbeliever threatens a man with a gun and then enters a sacred part of a mosque.

Sexual Content: Unmarried teens kiss and fondle one another. A man lewdly taunts a woman. Characters discuss the rape and abuse of women. A character wears a bikini.

Language: The script contains mild and moderate profanities, scatological slang and terms of Christen deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A woman invites a man into her home for a drink. Secondary characters drink and smoke.

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Taken 2
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence. Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence.
Ontario 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Taken 2"

Cast and Crew

Taken 2 is directed by Olivier Megaton and stars Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, Rade Serbedzija.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Taken 2 movie is January 14, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Taken 2

Release Date:>/i> 15 January 2013

Taken 2 releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) in both a Theatrical and Unrated version. Extras include:

- Black Ops Field Manual and Kill Counter

- Tools of the Trade

- Deleted and Extended Scenes

- Alternative Ending

- FX Piece

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This movie is the sequel to the 2008 film Taken. Liam Neeson plays other characters that take the law into their own hands in Batman Begins, The A-Team and Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace.