"Taken 2" was released on Oct. 5, 2012, in the United States. Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen wrote the script for the movie, which stars Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace.
As of 2015, "Taken 2" has an overall rating of 6.3 out of 10 stars on IMDb.com. Reviews for the movie are generally negative. Many users state that the movie incorrectly portrays Turkey as a third-world country while, in reality, it is modern and developed.
One user says that the villains are not cruel enough to be believable, and another user states that the movie has engaging action and is just as good as the first.