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Taken 2

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Taken 2
Taken2 Poster.jpg
Film Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by Olivier Megaton
Release Date 2012
Language English
Studio EuropaCorp
Grive Productions
Distributor 20th Century Fox
Main Cast
Character Actor
Bryan Mills Liam Neeson
Kim Mills Maggie Grace
Lenore "Lennie" Mills-St. John Famke Janssen
Murad Hoxha Rade Serbedzija
Sam Gilroy Leland Orser
Mark Casey Jon Gries
Bernie Harris D.B. Sweeney
Jamie Conrad Luke Grimes
Inspector Durmaz Kevork Malikyan
Jean-Claude Pitrel Olivier Rabourdin

Taken 2 is a 2012 sequel to 2008's Taken. Liam Neeson returns as former CIA operative Bryan Mills, who is captured along with his ex-wife by the father of one of the kidnappers killed by Bryan in the first film. The film was directed by Olivier Megaton (Colombiana) from a screenplay by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen. The film would be followed by 2015's Taken 3.

The following weapons were used in the film Taken 2:


Beretta 92FS

Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) once again carries a Beretta 92FS as his main sidearm for the majority of the film. Many of Murad's goons also are seen with 92FS pistols. Bryan is also seen using a Beretta in a quick flashback to the first film.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
A bad guy puts his 92FS to Jean-Claude Pitrel's (Olivier Rabourdin) head.
A bad guy points his 92FS at Bryan.
Bryan kills a bad guy and saves his daughter Kim.
Bryan's Beretta cycles.
Bryan takes aim with his Beretta.
Bryan fires his 92FS during the car chase.
A bad guy fires his 92FS at Bryan's taxi.
Promotional image.

Glock 17

When his Beretta runs dry, Bryan Mills prominently uses a third generation Glock 17 when he goes to rescue his ex-wife Lenore. Aside from the Beretta, the Glock is one of two other handguns in his suitcase, which he used for his security job in Istanbul. This film gives us a glimpse at what kind of weapons Bryan trusts and uses personally, which is a stark contrast to the first film, where Bryan only really carried a Beretta or whatever he captured from combatants. The Glock 17 was also seen in the first film, but was never fired and was likely just a rubber prop. Note that this is a real firing gun, albeit adapted to fire blanks.

3rd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm
Promotional image.
The Glock can be seen at the bottom of Bryan's suitcase.
The Glock can be seen at the bottom of Bryan's suitcase. Note the thumb rests, proving this is a third generation model.
Bryan fires his Glock 17 at a bad guy.
Bryan takes aim with his Glock 17.
Bryan shoots another thug with his Glock 17.

Steyr M9A1

In addition to the Beretta and the Glock, Bryan keeps a Steyr M9A1 pistol in his weapons suitcase. He prominently uses it after his Glock runs dry near the end of the film to go after Murad Hoxha (Rade Serbedzija). Murad is also seen holding Bryan's M9A1 for a brief time. Bryan's Steyr appears to be a second generation model, judging by the pattern on the grips. Bryan would later use this same pistol in Taken 3.

Steyr M9A1 - 9x19mm
Promotional image.
Promotional image.
Bryan's Steyr can be viewed in the top left hand corner of the suitcase. Note the lack of the Steyr insignia on the grip, which suggests this is a second generation model.
Bryan searching for his kidnapped ex-wife with his M9A1 at the ready.
Bryan shoots a bad guy through a hole.
The business end of Bryan's M9A1. Note the distinctive triangular front sight of Steyr's unique trapezoidal sight system on the M series.
Bryan holds his Steyr M9A1 pistol near the end of the film.
Bryan's M9A1 lying on a crate after he decided not to kill Murad.
Murad (Rade Serbedzija) holds Bryan's M9A1.

Beretta 90Two

Bryan Mills carries a Beretta 90Two as his main sidearm when he is doing security work. He carries it in a leather crossdraw holster. Bryan puts it in his weapons suitcase early on in the film, and later Kim Mills (Maggie Grace) retrieves it and gives it to Bryan, which he uses it to escape from Murad.

Beretta 90Two - 9x19mm
A Beretta 90Two and a Glock 17 are visible in Bryan's suitcase.
A good view of Bryan's equipment suitcase, showing his three pistols: Steyr M9A1 (top), Beretta 90Two (middle), and Glock 17 (bottom). He uses all three pistols in the film.
Kim picks up the 90Two.
Bryan surprises a thug.
Bryan's 90Two locks empty.

Taurus PT92AF

A bad guy sent to capture Kim is seen with a Taurus PT92AF pistol. Bryan's (Liam Neeson) Beretta 92FS also changes into a PT92AF in one scene.

Taurus PT92AF (blued) - 9x19mm
Promotional image.
Bryan points a PT92AF at a kidnapper in the market. When he picked up the gun, it was a Beretta 92FS.
The bad guy searches for Kim in the hotel with his PT92AF.

Beretta Px4 Storm

Suko (Alain Figlarz) has a Beretta Px4 Storm pistol.

Beretta Px4 Storm - 9x19mm
A kidnapper points his Px4 at Lenore (Famke Janssen).
Suko (Alain Figlarz) and Bryan (Liam Neeson) in a Mexican standoff. Suko holds a Px4 while Bryan holds a Steyr M9A1.

SIG-Sauer SP 2022

Jean-Claude Pitrel (Olivier Rabourdin) is seen with a SIG-Sauer SP 2022 pistol. This is quite accurate, as Jean-Claude works for French federal law enforcement. In real life, French law enforcement and internal security agencies (including the National Gendarmerie, National Police and French Customs), purchased over 250,000 SP2022s, which was the largest single order for service handguns since World War II.

SIG-Sauer SP 2022 - 9x19mm
Jean-Claude Pitrel (Olivier Rabourdin) draws his SP 2022 when he spots his driver lying on the floor.
Jean-Claude drops his SP 2022 when a bad guy puts a Beretta to his head.

Beretta 92FS Inox

One of the thugs is seen with a Beretta 92FS Inox in the intro scene. This Beretta is likely American-made, because it has blued controls.

American-made Beretta 92FS Inox - 9x19mm. Note the black controls (slide release, thumb safety, safety switch, hammer, magazine release button, rear sight, trigger), magazine bottom plate, grip and Allen/hex grip screws distinguishing it from the Italian 92FS Inox.
The bad guy threatens to kill the man at the airport with his Beretta.
The bad guy holds his 92FS Inox.

CZ 85B

A bad guy tries to pick up a stainless CZ 85B when Bryan (Liam Neeson) enters the room. Note the safety on the right side.

CZ 85B (with ambidextrous safety and slidelock) - 9x19mm
The bad guy reaches for his CZ 85B when he spots Bryan at the door.

Heckler & Koch USP

One of the bad guys holds a Heckler & Koch USP when they kidnap Bryan and his ex-wife.

Heckler & Koch USP - 9x19mm
The bad guy holds his USP.
The bad guy shoots his own partner in the chest when Bryan threatens to shoot him himself.

Heckler & Koch USP Compact

A bad guy is seen with a Heckler & Koch USP Compact near the end of the film.

Heckler & Koch USP Compact - 9x19mm
The bad guy points his USP Compact at Bryan.
The bad guy fires his USP Compact while grappling with Bryan.

Para-Ordnance LDA

The bad guy guarding Bryan and Lenore is seen with a Para-Ordnance LDA pistol. A similar LDA was used in Transporter 3 (another Luc Besson film).

Para-Ordnance LDA with shaved flat hammer - .45 ACP
Close-up of the bad guy's LDA. The Para-Ordnance logo and "LDA" are clearly visible in this image.
The bad guy holds his LDA.

SIG-Sauer P226

A policeman working for Murad Hoxha (Rade Serbedzija) tries to shoot Bryan with what looks like a SIG-Sauer P226.

SIG-Sauer P226 - 9x19mm. This is a real film gun and has appeared in several motion pictures.
A corrupt policeman points his P226 at Bryan.

Submachine Guns

Heckler & Koch MP5A5

A bad guy guarding the main gate holds a Heckler & Koch MP5A5 when Bryan enters to rescue his ex-wife.

Heckler & Koch MP5A5 - 9x19mm
Promotional image. The trigger group of the MP5A5 cannot be seen clearly in the film.
Bryan silently kills a bad guy who had an MP5A5.

Heckler & Koch MP5K

Two of Murad's henchmen carry Heckler & Koch MP5K submachine guns near the end of the film.

Heckler & Koch MP5K - version with SEF Plastic Trigger Pack - 9x19mm
A bad guy takes his MP5K when he hears gunshots.
Another bad guy about to fire his MP5K.

In the trailer, a Heckler & Koch MP5K with the handguard removed was seen as part of a flashback to the first film. This scene cannot be seen in the film, however.

Heckler & Koch MP5K with SEF trigger group and forward handguard removed - 9x19mm

Mini Uzi

A bad guy takes a Mini Uzi when he sees Bryan enters to rescue his ex-wife.

IMI Mini Uzi with folding stock - 9x19mm
The bad guy reaches for his Mini Uzi when Bryan kills his partner with an AIMR carbine.
The bad guy is gunned down by Bryan.

Skorpion vz. 61

A bad guy tries to kill Bryan with a Skorpion vz. 61 submachine gun.

Skorpion vz. 61 - .32 ACP
A bad guy fires his Skorpion at Bryan from above.
A bad guy fires his Skorpion using the "Spray and Pray" technique.
A dead bad guy still holds his Skorpion.


AIMR Carbine

Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) uses a 5.56mm AIMR (PA Md. 97) carbine near the end of the film.

AIMR - 5.56x45mm
Bryan holds an AIMR carbine.
Bryan slowly advances in the abandoned building.
Bryan stabs a bad guy with the AIMR before firing it.

Arsenal AR-SF

One of the bad guys uses an Arsenal AR-SF rifle.

Arsenal AR-SF - 5.56x45mm NATO
Two bad guys try to shoot Bryan through the concrete wall.
Two bad guys fire their rifles.
The bad guy on the right cocks his AR-SF rifle.
The bad guy fires his AR-SF upside down.

Micro Galil

One of the bad guys uses a Micro Galil during the final shootout.

IMI Galil MAR - 5.56x45mm
The bad guy on the left fires his Micro Galil.

Colt M4A1 Carbine

US Marines guarding the American Embassy hold M4A1 Carbines with Aimpoint and/or ACOG sights.

Colt M4A1 Carbine with M68 Aimpoint reflex optic and Knight's Armament RAS railed handguard and vertical forward grip - 5.56x45mm
A Marine holds his M4A1 Carbine.

Colt Model 727

At least one Marine is seen holding a Colt Model 727 at the American Embassy.

Colt Model 727 - 5.56x45mm
A Colt Model 727 with RIS handguard visible in the foreground.

Machine Guns

Browning M2HB

The Browning M2HB machine gun is seen at the American Embassy.

Browning M2HB - .50 BMG
Two Marines prepare to welcome Bryan's taxi with the Browning M2HB.
Close-up of the Browning M2HB.


Frag Grenade

Kim Mills (Maggie Grace) uses a couple of frag grenades of unknown make. The grenades appear to be film props.

Kim picks up a frag grenade from her father's suitcase.
Kim removes the safety pin of the frag grenade.
A frag grenade lands under a parking car.

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