Taken 3

Synopsis: Liam Neeson returns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his "particular set of skills," to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now - his daughter.
Genre: Action, Thriller
Director(s): Olivier Megaton
Production: 20th Century Fox
  3 wins & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
108 min




Have you seen my checkbook?

Downstairs in the living room.


Darling, are you okay?


Are you sure?

I'm just gonna take

the dog for a walk.


Nice office.

Nice family.

Sorry to disturb you

at this time of night...

but we have a little problem.

Your boss owes me money.

A lot of money.

And I'm here to collect it.

I'm just the accountant.

I don't know anything.

You don't need to

know anything...

except the combination

to the safe.

You do know

the combination, yes?


Perfect. Please.

Get in.


This is

310-555-0199. Leave a message.

Hello, my friend.

It's Malankov.

I came to your office

to collect my money.

What a disappointment

to see it's not here.

But I am leaving you

something here in return.

As a reminder.

I cannot wait any longer.

My best to the family.



How old?

No matter how old

they are, my friend...

they will always be our baby.

Ain't that true?

Come on, big guy.

Thank you.

- Whoa!

- Happy birthday!


My birthday's

not even for three days.

You're always saying

I'm so predictable.

I wanted to shake

things up a bit,

make it a little

less predictable.


Come in.

- Champagne glasses?

- You know me.

Why would I have

champagne glasses?

Or a giant stuffed panda?

I heard that.

Inappropriate, huh?

Well, I mean...

not if I was 7.

I can return it...

or you can hang on to it

until you have

a 7-year-old of your own.

Not funny.

Hey, baby. Babe?


Hey, look who's here.

Mr. Mills.

Hello, Jimy.

How are you?

Good. You?

You know. Hey.


Hey, if you guys are having

a father-daughter moment,

I can really...

No, no, no.

I just dropped by.

I thought I'd do

something unpredictable.

Kim's always pointing out

how predictable I am.

That's funny coming from her.

You wanna talk

about predictable?

I'm not predictable!

Oh, come on.

Every single day...

she goes to

the same exact store,

right off campus,

every morning before class...

and gets the same

peach yogurt drink.


The fourth one from the back.

Not the fifth one,

not the third one.

The fourth one will stay cold,

but not too cold.

That way,

when she's drinking it, uh,

as a snack in between classes...

It's still cold.

I know. I would do

exactly the same thing.

Yeah, the OCD gene.


What's with the bubbly?

Uh, pre-birthday


If you don't mind, I just think

it's a little early

to pop open a bottle.

Yeah, no problem.

I'll put it in the fridge.

What's that?

Whoa. A panda.

That was awesome.

I'll leave you two.

Dad, don't...

You don't have to take it.

Now I feel bad.

Yeah, you should feel bad.

I'll exchange it for

something more predictable.

Love you.

Take it easy, Jimy.


Hey, babe.

Is something wrong?


Are you sure, babe?


Stop. Stop.

I just need a second, okay?

You might want

to buckle up, Phillip.


How did it go?

Great. Fantastic.

Couldn't have gone better.

The panda was not a hit,

I take it.

Careful what you say.

He's sitting right next to me.

When did she grow up, Lenore?

I know. It goes so fast.

All of it.

Where are you?

Just going home.

Make a little dinner.

If you'd like to join us.


Me and the panda.

I'll, uh, take

a rain check on that.

If that's okay with you?

And the panda?

That's fine by us.

I'll see you.

See you.

I know what you're thinking.

Keep it to yourself.

Oh, God.



You changed your mind!

Yeah. Uh, you left

the door open.

Come on in.


I'm not intruding?

No, of course you're not.

I was just preparing

dinner. Drink?

Yes, please.

Thanks for coming over.


You look stressed.



Stuart and I...

We've tried everything.

Therapy. Counseling.

Together, separately.

He wants it to work.

He really does.

And you?

I know I'm hurting him.

I just don't feel

anything anymore.

I hate that.

I hate not feeling.

I hate going through

the motions.

The only thing

I feel is trapped.

I have the worst taste in men!


Oh, no.

No, not you.

Oh, God, I'm sorry.

It's okay.

Do you know what

I fantasize about?

I'm afraid to ask.




And right after...

the guilt comes roaring in

and I feel like such a sh*t.

Does it make me a bad person...

being married to one man,

fantasizing about another?

Confused maybe. Bad? No.

You must think I'm crazy.

If you are, Lennie,

you're not the only one.

Oh, Lennie.

I'm sorry.


It's me that should be


It's not that I don't want to.

Believe me.

But until you and Stuart

clear up your situation...

I think it would do

more harm than good.

For all of us.

Why do you have

to be so damn honorable?

Believe me, right now,

I wish I weren't.

Uh, I'm gonna go.



I'm going out of town in a couple

of days for a month on a job.

If you ever feel

you need to go someplace...

just to be by yourself...

use it.

Thank you.

I put on six pounds of muscle.

Oh, you guys are

giving me a hard time.

Well, it's not

helping your stroke.

You were

plus two on the last one.

You? Me?

Did the rest of you

get on the green?

I'm not even on the green.

But seriously, it's money.

It would be fun.

I know.

I can't go, Sam.

It's a four-man job.

We can't do it without you.

I know. But a couple

of things have come up...

and I'm not comfortable being

away for a month right now.

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Luc Besson

Luc Besson is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He directed or produced the films Subway, The Big Blue, and Nikita. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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