Sunday, October 14, 2012

Taken 2

  • 'Taken 2' is No. 1 again; Ben Affleck's 'Argo' close runner-up

    For the second consecutive weekend, the 60-year-old action star's "Taken 2" ruled the multiplex. The kidnapping flick grossed an additional $22.5 million, raising its overall total to a robust $86.8 million, according to an estimate from distributor ...

  • 'Taken 2' Tops Ticket Sales for 2nd Weekend With $22.5 Million

    "Taken 2," a sequel to the 2009 Liam Neeson action film, was the top-grossing movie at U.S. and Canadian cinemas for a second weekend, collecting $22.5 million in sales for News Corp.

  • 'Taken 2′ Tops Box Office Over 'Argo' and 'Sinister'

    Ben Affleck's drama "Argo" and the horror film "Sinister" battled at the box office over the weekend, but neither succeeded in taking the crown from "Taken 2." The Liam Neeson vehicle, from News Corp .'s Twentieth Century Fox, earned $22.5 million in ...

  • 'Taken 2' bests newcomers with $22.5 mil

    "Argo" with an estimated $20.1 million, wasn't able to dethrone Fox's holdover champ "Taken 2," which collected $22.5 million in its second frame, for a beefy domestic cume of $86.8 million.

  • 'Taken 2' entertaining replay of the original (IANS Movie Review)

    If there is any saving grace in "Taken 2", which is mostly more of the same elements in the first, it is once again Neeson -- at 60 he packs in a punch even Rocky Balboa aka Sylvester Stallone would supremely envy.

  • 'Taken 2' takes down 'Argo' in close weekend

    Liam Neeson's "Taken 2" has defended its box-office title with a narrow win over Ben Affleck's "Argo.

  • Taken 2 dominates local box-office

    MANILA, Philippines - Taken 2 opened Oct. 4 to a very strong weekend in the Philippines, dominating the local box-office with its four-day nationwide opening weekend at P64.8M.

  • Reel Review: "Taken 2"

    Who'd have thunk it? Irish actor Liam Neeson, well capable of subtle dramatic acting, has become an improbable action hero in the paper-thin Taken franchise.

  • 'Taken 2' nabs $105 million globally

    Fox handled distribution for "Taken 2" in 28 overseas markets, including the U.K. and Australia, while producer Luc Besson's EuropaCorp released the pic in France and Russia, as well as 20 other territories (with the EuropaCorp-distribbed areas ...

  • Can 'Taken 2' Hold Its Box-Office Competition Hostage?

    This weekend will see the arrival of "Sinister," "Here Comes the Boom" and Ben Affleck's critically acclaimed "Argo," but industry experts predicted moviegoers will still be "taken" with a certain 60-year-old, Oscar-nominated Irishman. "Let's just get ...

  • Box Office update: 'Sinister' takes down 'Taken 2'; Argo comes in third

    Summit's spooky flick, Sinister, topped the box office on Friday with an estimated $7.5 million, effectively knocking down last weekend's top performer, Taken 2. The R-rated film, which stars Ethan Hawke, is expected to garner about $19 million this ...

  • 'SNL' Takes On 'Taken 2'

    What exactly would you get if you took the intensity of "Taken 2" and merged it with the all-out action of "The Expendables 2?" Mayhem?

  • A slew of new titles can't take down Taken 2 at the North American box office

    The North American box office was flooded with new films this weekend, giving ticket buyers an eclectic list of choices. While there were some strong showings, nothing was able to take down the juggernaut that is a soft spoken, murder happy Irishman ...

  • 'Taken 2,' 'Argo' in tight race for No. 1 at weekend box office

    After a spectacular $49.5-million debut last weekend, the Liam Neeson sequel "Taken 2" will likely collect an additional $24 million this round, according to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys.

  • The top films at the North American box office

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 14 - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the weekend starting Oct 12, led by "Taken 2" at No. 1, according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. 1 (1) Taken 2...............................$ 22.5 ...

  • 'Sinister' Creeps Past 'Taken 2' At Friday's Box Office

    That's a close lead over Taken 2, last week's box office champ, which made $7 million yesterday. Ben Affleck's buzzed-about political drama Argo came in third, making $5.9 million.

  • 'Taken 2' Gunning Down 'Argo,' 'Sinister' for Repeat Box-Office Win

    "Taken 2" is on the way to a repeat victory at the weekend box office, rolling up an estimated $7 million Friday that puts it on pace for about $23 million over the three days.

  • Sinister Ahead of Argo and Taken 2 at Friday Box Office with $7.5 Million

    Ben Affleck's Argo and the horror thriller Sinister starring Ethan Hawke took aim at Liam Neeson in Taken 2 at the North American box office on Friday.

  • 'Sinister' tops Friday with $7.5 mil

    However, despite leaving the gate with a slight edge over last weekend's champ, Fox's "Taken 2" with $7 million from Friday, scarers are traditionally front-loaded affairs and the Liam Neeson-starrer is expected to overtake it.

  • Kevin James & Liam Neeson: A Tale Of Two Careers, In Honor Of 'Here Comes ...

    Flash forward almost four years, and things remain eerily similar at the multiplex: "Taken 2" just exploded at the box office, opening with just under $50 million in ticket sales, giving Neeson his fourth number one opening since "Taken.

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