Taken (2008)

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Taken
Takenmovieposter.jpg
Film Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Flag of the United States.jpg United States
UKD.jpg United Kingdom
Directed by Pierre Morel
Release Date 2008
Language English
Studio EuropaCorp
Grive Productions
Wintergreen Productions
Distributor 20th Century Fox
Main Cast
Character Actor
Bryan Mills Liam Neeson
Kim Mills Maggie Grace
Lenore "Lennie" Mills-St. John Famke Janssen
Sam Gilroy Leland Orser
Mark Casey Jon Gries
Bernie Harris David Warshofsky
Sheerah Holly Valance
Amanda Katie Cassidy
Stuart St. John Xander Berkeley
Jean-Claude Pitrel Olivier Rabourdin


Taken is a 2008 action thriller starring Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills, a former CIA operative who discovers that his daughter has been kidnapped while traveling in Paris and subsequently has to use his "special skills" to find her before she disappears into the sex trafficking trade. The film was directed by Pierre Morel (From Paris with Love) from a screenplay by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen. The success of the film would lead to two feature film sequels: 2012's Taken 2 and 2015's Taken 3 as well as a television series prequel that premiered on NBC in 2017.


The following weapons were used in the film Taken:

Contents


Handguns

Beretta 92FS

Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) takes a two-tone Beretta 92FS from a prostitute trafficker and uses it while escaping from the facility at the construction site. Presumably he leaves it when he abandons the SUV car.

Two-tone Beretta 92FS with stainless steel slide and black barrel - 9x19mm
A prostitute trafficker holds his two-tone Beretta 92FS.
Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) fires his captured two-tone Beretta 92FS at Albanian slavers.
Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) fires his captured two-tone Beretta 92FS.

When Bryan confronts the Albanian slaver he "spoke" with on the phone, he kills several of his accomplices and takes one of their black Beretta 92FS pistols, which he uses for a good duration of the film.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) fires his captured Beretta 92FS while pinned under a human shield.
Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) fires the Beretta at Albanian slavers.
Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) shows off his skill shooting left handed as well.
Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) pulls the Beretta 92FS on Ali (Jalil Naciri) while forcing him to buy his daughter in an auction.

Taurus Millennium Pro PT111

When Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) infiltrates a party held by the slavers, one of the guards who captures him carries a black Taurus Millennium Pro PT111, which he takes and uses until it runs empty.

Taurus Millennium Pro PT111 - 9x19mm
Bryan forces the guard to shoot himself with his Taurus Millennium Pro PT111.
Bryan kills the guard with his own gun.
Bryan searches the guard for keys to his handcuff.
Note how "MILLENNIUM PRO" can be read on the slide.
Bryan fires the PT111 at Patrice Saint-Clair (Gérard Watkins).

Taurus Millennium Pro PT145

Ali (Jalil Naciri) carries a stainless Taurus Millennium Pro PT145 while on the boat, which Bryan (Liam Neeson) takes and uses during the climax scene.

Taurus Millennium Pro PT145 - .45 ACP
Ali (Jalil Naciri) holds his Taurus PT145 while on the boat.
Ali fires his Taurus PT145 at Bryan.
The PT145 is knocked away from Ali as he fights with Bryan.
Bryan aims the PT145 at Sheikh Raman (Nabil Massad).

SIG-Sauer P226

Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) takes a two-tone SIG-Sauer P226 from a guard on the boat and uses it until it runs dry.

Two-tone SIG-Sauer P226 - 9x19mm
A guard armed with a SIG-Sauer P226.
Bryan kills one of the Sheikh's guards at close range with the SIG-Sauer P226. The grip of the SIG-Sauer GSR, taken from another guard, is seen in his waist.
Bryan Mills with a two-tone SIG-Sauer P226 in a publicity image.
Bryan fires the P226 at a guard.
Bryan tosses away the empty P226.

SIG-Sauer P228

Several Albanian slavers are seen using SIG-Sauer P228 pistols.

SIG-Sauer P228 - 9x19mm
A slaver fires his SIG-Sauer P228 at Bryan.
A slaver gets shot by Bryan in the apartment building while holding his P228.

SIG-Sauer P239

Jean-Claude Pitrel (Olivier Rabourdin) retrieves an older model SIG-Sauer P239 from under the sink in his bathroom when Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) comes to his house and points it at him at the dinner table. When Bryan reveals that he has already found and unloaded the gun, Jean-Claude tries to shoot him, and has the ammunition thrown in his face, while being chastised for not recognizing the weight difference between a loaded and unloaded gun after being behind a desk so long.

SIG-Sauer P239 - 9x19mm
Jean-Claude Pitrel takes an older model SIG-Sauer P239 from under the sink in his bathroom.
Jean-Claude Pitrel (Olivier Rabourdin) pulls out his SIG-Sauer P239.
Jean-Claude points his SIG-Sauer P239 at Bryan.
Jean-Claude's wife looks on in horror as the pistol is drawn.

SIG-Sauer GSR

One of Arabian guards on the boat carries a stainless SIG-Sauer GSR, which Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) takes and uses until it runs dry.
SIG-Sauer GSR - .45 ACP
An Arabian guard searches the boat with his SIG-Sauer GSR at the ready.
A guard enters the room, seconds before being disarmed by Bryan.
Bryan holds the SIG-Sauer GSR while taking cover behind the couch.
Bryan fires the GSR under the couch at a guard's leg.
Bryan fires the GSR at a guard.

Colt M1911A1

Anton (Radivoje Bukvic), one of Albanian slavers in Paris, fires a nickel plated Colt M1911A1 at Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) after he steals a girl from the facility.

Nickel plated Colt M1911A1 - .45 ACP
Anton (Radivoje Bukvic) pursues Bryan while holding his nickel plated Colt M1911A1. It appears to be fitted with imitation ivory grips.
Anton fires his M1911A1 at Bryan.
Anton fires his M1911A1 at Bryan.
World War II Colt M1911A1 - .45 ACP
A slaver holds his M1911A1 in the apartment building.

Glock 17

The guard of Patrice Saint-Clair (Gérard Watkins) who fails to kill Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) "quietly" is seen holding a Glock 17. It is likely a rubber prop, since it is never fired and quickly thrown away.

3rd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm
A guard is burned by steam from a pipe while holding his Glock 17.

Smith & Wesson 5906

When Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) confronts the Albanian slavers in the apartment building, one of them tries to draw a Smith & Wesson 5906 from the small of his back, but is soon killed by Bryan.

Early model Smith & Wesson 5906 - 9x19mm
An Albanian slaver tries to draw his early model Smith & Wesson 5906 from the small of his back.

Submachine Guns

Heckler & Koch MP5K

The Arabian guards on the boat are mainly armed with Heckler & Koch MP5Ks with the handguards removed. Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) grabs one and briefly uses it until it runs empty.
Heckler & Koch MP5K with SEF trigger group and forward handguard removed - 9x19mm
An Arabian guard searches the boat armed with a Heckler & Koch MP5K with an SEF trigger group with the handguard removed.
The same guard seen in a mirror.
Two guards with their Heckler & Koch MP5Ks.
Close-up of a dead guard's radio with his MP5K at his side. Note an SEF trigger group.
A guard fires his MP5K at Bryan.
Heckler & Koch MP5KN - updated with the Navy trigger group - 9x19mm
Bryan grabs a guard's MP5K and uses it to shoot him through the door. This MP5K has a Navy trigger group, making it as an MP5KN.
Bryan fires the MP5KN at Ali (Jalil Naciri).

IMI Micro Uzi

One of Arabian guards on the boat is seen holding an IMI Micro Uzi with a folding stock and a suppressor before being shot through a door window by Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson).

IMI Micro Uzi with folding stock - 9x19mm
A guard looks through a door window with his IMI Micro Uzi before being shot by Bryan.

Shotguns

Mossberg 590

One of Jean-Claude's (Olivier Rabourdin) policemen is seen holding a Mossberg 590 while trying to arrest Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) on the rooftop.

Mossberg 590 - 12 Gauge
One of Jean-Claude's policemen holds his Mossberg 590. The shot is blurry, but note the shape of the magazine tube cap.

Rifles

Custom AKMS

One of Albanian slavers at the facility fires a custom shortened AKMS at Bryan Mills' (Liam Neeson) SUV car. This gun has also appeared in films such as Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and Rambo.
Custom shortened AKMS - 7.62x39mm
A slaver fires his custom shortened AKMS at Bryan.

IMI Galil SAR

One of Albanian slavers at the facility fires an IMI Galil SAR at Bryan Mills' (Liam Neeson) SUV car.
IMI Galil SAR - 5.56x45mm
A slaver fires his IMI Galil SAR at Bryan.



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