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Liam Neeson became an action star when Taken (above) debuted in 2009, making his character, retired CIA agent Bryan Mills, an iconic figure with “a particular set of skills.” The three movies in the series have made more than $ 900 million at the box office worldwide.

Now a younger version of Mills, sans wife and children, will show how he gained… Continue reading Reel TV: 'Taken' Prequel Will Show How He Got That Particular Set of Skills

Liam Neeson returns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his “particular set of skills,” to track down the real… Continue reading Taken 3 [Blu-ray]

DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) – After three weeks atop the box office, “The Hobbit” has been taken down by Liam Neeson.

“Taken 3″ nabbed the top spot at the weekend box office with $ 40.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The third installment of the 20th Century Fox thriller series stars Neeson as a vengeance-seeking retired CIA operative with… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Taken 3' Takes the Top Spot From 'The Hobbit'

Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Taken 3 – $ 40.0 million ($ 40.0 million total)

2. Selma – $ 11.2 million ($ 13.4 million total)

3. Into the Woods – $ 9.7 million ($ 105.2 million total)

4. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – $ 9.4 million ($ 236.5 million total)

We all know Bryan Mills from the Taken series has a particular set of skills. But what are they really? Is he good at baking cakes? Can he play “Flight of the Bumblebee” on the harmonica? In an effort to figure out exactly what Bryan Mills is good at, we’ve poured through the Taken films and made some educated guesses.