While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his best years possibly behind him, the job may be more than he can handle.
Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer and exact his unique brand of justice.
In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.
A kidnapped businessman, finding out that no one is willing to pay the ransom to save his life, befriends his aggressor.
When her daughter is kidnapped in Belize and held hostage to be used for human organ trafficking, Kate Johnson goes on a crusade to infiltrate the cartel and rescue her.
Holland, Queen's Night. A girl and a boy put up a dogged struggle for three square metres of pavement for displaying their goods, but at sunrise they have more in common than they had expected.
Every 24 hrs. after a child's been kidnapped by a stranger, chances of finding them alive diminishes to almost 100% ... The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her captor, engineering her own rescue and negotiating her safe release after 6 days of hell.
A young single mother has to work late one night. Her daughter begs her to allow her to stay alone instead of going to a babysitter. The mother finally agrees. When the girl falls and is injured, police are called and she is taken to a hospital, the courts decide that the mother is unfit and take her daughter away. She must fight to all ends to get her back.
A corrupt politician covers up his daughter Vicky's pregnancy by forcing her to give the baby up for adoption. The newborn is adopted by a loving couple unable to have children, but a year later Vicky, now in college, realizes she was forced into signing the papers and really wants her daughter back. After sneaking into the adoption agency to find out who the adoptive parents are, she takes them to court to fight for custody.
A beautiful secret agent recruits a local sculptor to aid her in rescuing a presidential candidate's kidnapped mistress.
Unable to get over the abduction of her daughter, a mother is convinced she has finally found her, but is she simply a mother obsessed?
When teenage students kidnap Jan Hale they do not mean her any real harm - they just want enough ransom money from her husband Mark to afford a life of luxury. However, when they leave Jan handcuffed to the steering wheel of their car in the freezing cold, they are not aware that she suffers from a potentially fatal heart condition. Mark is racing against time as he and the police play a game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers, aware that he may never see his wife alive again.
In 2008, New York mother Tiffany Rubin faced every parent's worst nightmare when her six year old son Kobe vanished into thin air. Upon learning that Kobe had been kidnapped by his biological father and taken to South Korea, Tiffany seeks the assistance of American Association for Lost Children representative Mark Miller, who guides her through the arduous process of traveling to Korea, and getting Kobe back.
With a manic wit that transcends race and religion, sharp-tongued comedian Elon Gold explores the ridiculous things people manage to get away with.
Kim Sunmyung, a man with communist beliefs who refused to recant his ideals, would ultimately serve more than 42 years in prison. Based on a true story, the film tells of personal conviction and dignity.
A subhuman creature watches a girl from afar, deeply in love, and tries to woo her by sending a gift – a magic, semi-living mask. Alarmed at first, she soon enjoys the sensual powers of the mask, but rejects the creature when he reveals himself to her. With a broken heart, love turns to bitterness, and his gift’s powers become malicious.
The series’ latest Harald Vogl feature (from 1984) completes the filmmaker’s gradual movement away from narrative toward a vérité-style essay film. Gone are the post-punk streets of the East Village, replaced with on-the-ground footage of antiwar protests and visitors to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC, and observational scenes of union parades, marching bands, street dancers, and Chinatown residents back in Manhattan.
Four assassins led by Baron, pose as Secret Service agents to commandeer the house of war-widow ELLEN. Her home is a prime sniper position for their plan to assassinate the President on his visit to the small town of Suddenly. The men fool the local cops except for one, TODD. A washed-up former war hero and deputy who is now the town drunk, Todd served with Ellen’s deceased husband and has developed romantic feelings for her over the years. But she rebuffs his advances. Todd visits the house and is immediately suspicious of Baron, but no one will listen to the ravings of a drunk. Once Todd realizes what is going on, he manages to kill one of Baron’s crew, but is captured. Now he and Ellen must find a way to stop Baron and his men before they kill the President.
An ex-con kidnaps a Christian couple in a bid to avenge his son's murder in this faith-based thriller starring Angus MacFayden and Haylie Duff. Years ago, Lucas Blackstone (Macfadyen) watched helplessly as his son was killed in cold blood. Years later, upon being released from prison, Lucas determines to see justice served at the business end of a .357. After kidnapping Shawn Everett (Bradley Dorsey) and his wife Carrie (Duff) from a campsite, Lucas instructs them to drive him to the town of Trinity so he may carry out the execution. Now as the trio drives to their grim destination, Lucas learns that Shawn and Carrie have put their trust in their faith to save their broken marriage. Unmoved by their devotion, he threatens to take their lives if they try to stop him. Later, a shocking discovery about his intended target leaves the grieving father questioning everything he ever thought he knew.
The origin story of younger, hungrier, former Green Beret Bryan Mills as he deals with a personal tragedy that shakes his world. As he fights to overcome the incident and exact revenge, Mills is pulled into a career as a deadly CIA operative, a job that awakens his very particular, and very dangerous, set of skills.
Taken, also known as Steven Spielberg Presents Taken, is a science fiction miniseries which first aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2002 and won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries. Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, it was written by Leslie Bohem, and directed by Breck Eisner, Félix Enríquez Alcalá, John Fawcett, Tobe Hooper, Jeremy Paul Kagan, Michael Katleman, Sergio Mimica-Gezzan, Bryan Spicer, Jeff Woolnough and Thomas J. Wright. The executive producers were Leslie Bohem and Steven Spielberg. The show takes place from 1944 to 2002 and follows the lives of three families: the Crawfords, who seek to cover up the Roswell crash and the existence of aliens; the Keys, who are subject to frequent experimentation by the aliens; and the Clarkes, who sheltered one of the surviving aliens from the crash. As a result of the decades-long storyline, not a single actor or character appears in every episode of the series. Reception was positive, and the series won an Emmy Award. When the show was launched, the Sci-Fi Channel used the simultaneous establishment of the organization Coalition for Freedom of Information in its promotion campaign. Both the Sci-Fi Channel and the Coalition for Freedom of Information are clients of Washington, D.C. public relations firm PodestaMattoon, and this apparent co-mingling of clients was criticized. The Coalition for Freedom of Information is a group which seeks the release of classified governmental UFO files as well as scientific, congressional, and media credibility for the study of this subject.
A true crime series that covers the stories of missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada.
Nation affairs, family affairs and outstanding soldiers In 1925, two brothers Yang Liren and Yang Chanqing successively left their home for Guangzhou to make a living. With the help of his elder sister Chanhua and CPC members Qu En and Qu Xia, Liqing passed the exam to Huangpu Military College. Influenced by communist thoughts and experiencing East Expedition and Northern Expedition, Liqing became an outstanding soldier...
Taken Out is an Australian television dating game show that was originally broadcast on Network Ten between 1 September 2008 and 26 February 2009. The format was developed by FremantleMedia and was hosted by James Kerley, a Foxtel television presenter who has also hosted shows such as Cash Cab and The Dave & Kerley Show. British, Irish and Philippine versions of the show have been developed under the name Take Me Out. Versions have also been made in Denmark, Indonesia, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Spain, China, United States, Japan, Thailand and Taiwan.
Gay, Straight or Taken? is a reality television series that was created by British TV producer, Remy Blumenfeld and piloted for ITV in 2003 It debuted on January 8, 2007 on Lifetime Television. The program has also commenced airing in Australia on cable television channel Arena TV, in the United Kingdom on the free-to-view television channel Five Life, in Russia on MTV Russia, in Italy on SKY Uno, in Turkey on Foxlife, in Poland on MTV Poland, in Brazil on Multishow in France on TF1 and in the Netherlands on RTL 5. As of 2011, the show airs regularly in reruns on Lifetime Real Women.
The Road We Have Taken, also known in short by its fans as simply "The Road" or "to go through all the vicissitudes", is a highly popular 2009 Chinese TV series produced by Jiangsu Broadcast Media Group . The series is directed by Zhang Li, and is based on the award-winning novel of the same name by Jiang Qitao.
Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story is a 2011 original LMN movie, starring Taraji P. Henson and Terry O'Quinn. The film follows the events surrounding the kidnapping and rescue of the son of Tiffany Rubin, who was kidnapped by his father and taken to South Korea.
I Have a Lover is described as the second chance romance between a woman who loses her memory and falls in love with her ex-husband with whom she formerly loathed to the core. Of course the unsaid explanation is usually giant misunderstanding or both characters were way immature and finally grows up the second time around.
Stacey Dooley investigates current affairs issues affecting young people around the world.