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LOS ANGELES — Liam Neeson’s “Taken 2″ has defended its box-office title with a narrow win over Ben Affleck’s “Argo.”

Sunday studio estimates put 20th Century Fox’s action sequel “Taken 2″ at No. 1 with $ 22.5 million in its second weekend. “Taken 2″ raised its domestic total to $ 86.8 million.

Affleck’s “Argo,” an Iranian hostage thriller from Warner Bros., opened in second-place with $ 20.1 million.

Ethan Hawke’s “Sinister,” about a… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Taken 2' Takes Down 'Argo' In Close Weekend

The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.

Twentieth Century Fox Film sequel Taken 2 remained in first place at the box office with an estimated $ 22.5 million. Directed by Olivier Megaton… Continue reading Box Office Results: Taken 2 on Top a Second Straight Weekend

Here are your weekend box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Taken 2 – $ 50.0 million

2. Hotel Transylvania – $ 26.3 million

3. Pitch Perfect – $ 14.7 million

4. Looper – $ 12.2 million

5. Frankenweenie – $ 11.5 million

6. End of Watch – $ 4.0 million

6. Trouble with the Curve – $ 3.87 million

8. House at the End of the Street – $ 3.69 million

9. The Master

LOS ANGELES — Critics don’t like “Taken 2,” but Liam Neeson’s action sequel proved twice as popular as the original movie was.

According to studio estimates Sunday, “Taken 2″ led the box office with $ 50 million domestically over opening weekend. That’s double the haul for Neeson’s “Taken,” which took in $ 24.7 million in its U.S. debut in early 2009.

Released by 20th Century Fox, “Taken 2″ gave a big boost… Continue reading 'Taken 2' Wins Box Office: Liam Neeson Action Movie Debuts With $50 Million

I need you to listen to me carefully … Liam Neeson is back in his role as Bryan Mills, the ex-CIA operative/stone-faced agent of justice, in “Taken 2.”

Yes, the first trailer for the sequel to the successful 2009 flick has arrived. Here, Mills and his family are on vacation in Istanbul, Turkey, when Mills’ wife (Famke Janssen) is taken (!) by the same guys who ran the prostitution ring his… Continue reading 'Taken 2' Trailer: Liam Neeson Needs You To Listen To Him Carefully ... Again