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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Liam Neeson
Famke Janssen
Maggie Grace
Rade Serbedzija
Luke Grimes
Directors
Olivier Megaton
Screenwriters
Robert Mark Kamen
Luc Besson
Running Time
90 minutes

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Plot
Can the same shit happen to the same dad twice? Turns out it can, as Bryan Mills (Neeson) runs foul of shady foreigners once again. Only this time, he and his ex-wife (Janssen) are taken, and it’s their daughter (Grace) who must come to their aid...


Verdict
The first one offered the novel sight of Oskar Schindler going Commando. Unfortunately, this half-hearted sequel is low on novelty and lower on fun.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen

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