“Taken” quotes

Movie Taken
Title Taken
Year 2008
Director Pierre Morel
Genre Crime, Thriller, Action
Plot – Former agent of US intelligence Bryan witnesses the kidnapping of his daughter Kim while he's talking to her on the phone. She has been captured by a dangerous gang specialized in women trafficking abd Bryan has a few hours to free her. The problem is to reach Kim in Paris as soon as possible.
All actors – Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser, Jon Gries, David Warshofsky, Holly Valance, Katie Cassidy, Xander Berkeley, Olivier Rabourdin, Gérard Watkins, Famke Janssen, Marc Amyot, Arben Bajraktaraj, Rasha Bukvic, Mathieu Busson, Michel Flash, Nicolas Giraud, Rubens Hyka, Camille Japy, Valentin Kalaj, Fani Kolarova, Goran Kostic, Christophe Kourotchkine, Edwin Kruger, Jalil Naciri, Anca Radici, Nathan Rippy, Helena Soubeyrand, Tommy Spahija, Anatole Taubman, Bertrand Treuil, Opender Singh, Christy Reese, George Hertzberg, Nabil Massad, Ivette Gonzalez, Don Abernathy, Sophie Chamoux, Michael Finn, Dan Flood, Katrina Forrest, Jean-Yves Freyburger, Steve Janousek, Sid Karne, Tamara Witmer
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  • “You come to this country, take advantage of the system and think because we are tolerant that we are weak and helpless. Your arrogance offends me.”
    Liam Neeson - Bryan Mills
    [Tag:arrogance, insult]
  • “- Bryan Mills: I have a daughter who wants to be a singer. I was wondering if you have any tips for her.
    - Sheerah: Yeah, I do. Tell her pick another career.”

    Liam Neeson - Bryan Mills
    Holly Valance - Sheerah
    [Tag:daughter, singers]
  • “- Sam: Based on what they know about the way these groups operate, our analyst says you have a ninety-six hour window from the time she was grabbed.
    - Bryan Mills: To what?
    - Sam: To never finding her.”

    Leland Orser - Sam
    Liam Neeson - Bryan Mills
  • “- Jean-Claude: Now that I sit behind a desk, the world looks different.
    - Bryan Mills: You mean it looks boring.
    - Jean-Claude: I mean different. Okay, a little boring. But is being retired any more interesting?”

    Olivier Rabourdin - Jean-Claude
    Liam Neeson - Bryan Mills
  • “- Kim: You don't have to worry.
    - Bryan Mills: That's like telling water not to be wet, sweetie.”

    Maggie Grace - Kim
    Liam Neeson - Bryan Mills
  • “I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills, skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you.”

    Liam Neeson - Bryan Mills
  • “- Lenore: I don't get you.
    - Bryan Mills: What?
    - Lenore: You sacrificed our marriage to the service of the country, you've made a mess of your life in the service of your country, can't you sacrifice a little one time for your own daughter?
    - Bryan Mills: I would sacrifice anything for her.”

    Famke Janssen - Lenore
    Liam Neeson - Bryan Mills
  • “- Bryan Mills: I don't think a seventeen-year-old should be traveling alone.
    - Kim: I'm not gonna be alone.
    - Bryan Mills: Two seventeen-year-olds.
    - Kim: Amanda's nineteen!
    - Bryan Mills: How about this? How about if I go along? You won't even know I'm there. I'm very good at being invisible.
    - Lenore: As you so amply demonstrated for the rest...” (continue)
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    Liam Neeson - Bryan Mills
    Maggie Grace - Kim
    Famke Janssen - Lenore
    [Tag:teens, traveling]
  • “You know, we used to outsource this kind of thing. But what we found was the countries we outsourced to had unreliable power grids. Very Third World. You'd turn on a switch, power wouldn't come on, and then tempers would get short.”

    Liam Neeson - Bryan Mills
  • “You either give me what I need or this switch will stay on until they turn the power off for lack of payment on the bill.”

    Liam Neeson - Bryan Mills