Metacritic Movie Ratings
Taken 2 Reviews



out of 100

Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Moviegoers who liked Taken and want more of the same will get precisely that.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayScott Bowles

    The first half of Taken 2 is a serviceable action flick, but the second half descends into cliches.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJohn Anderson

    Less magical is the blind adherence to formula evident in most of Taken 2. As they might say in the advertising department, it's an adrenaline-fueled thrill ride. But it could have been much more.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    You know what happens in Taken 2, don't you? The same thing that happened four years ago in Taken, but different. (But the same.)

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