Cover image for Taken [DVD] / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Europacorp, M6 Films and Grive Productions co-production with the participation of Canal+, M6 and TPS Star, a film by Pierre Morel ; produced by Luc Besson ; written by Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen ; directed by Pierre Morel.
Title:
Taken [DVD] / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Europacorp, M6 Films and Grive Productions co-production with the participation of Canal+, M6 and TPS Star, a film by Pierre Morel ; produced by Luc Besson ; written by Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen ; directed by Pierre Morel.
Edition:
Extended cut
Publication Information:
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2009.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.

Includes both the theatrical version and unrated extended cut of the film.
Abstract:
Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Bryan left the agency to stay near Kim in California. Kim lives with her mother Lenore and her wealthy stepfather Stuart. Kim convinces the reluctant Bryan to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When they arrive, they share a cab with a stranger named Peter. Amanda tells him that they are alone in Paris. While Bryan is on the phone with Kim, Albanese gang members break into the apartment where the girls are staying. Bryan has Kim give him a detailed description of what she sees and hears. He tells her she is about to be kidnapped. Bryan promises Kim that he will come and get her. He immediately travels to Paris to find Kim and Amanda. He has four days to find her and he uses his special skills and contacts to get her back and seek his revenge.
Audience/Reading Level:
MPAA rating for Extended cut version : Unrated, conatians material different from the PG-13 rated version. Canadian home video rating for Extended cut : 15+: Brutal violence, language may offend.

MPAA rating: Theatrical version : PG-13; for intense sequences of violence, disturbing thematic material, sexual content, some drug references and language.
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An ex-soldier (Liam Neeson) traveling through Europe embarks on a frantic quest to rescue his daughter (Maggie Grace) after the young girl is abducted by slave traders in District B13 director Pierre Morel's contemporary thriller Taken. Robert Mark Kamen joins the screenwriting team, which also includes Morel and longtime collaborator Luc Besson, who also produces. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi