The retired CIA agent Bryan Mills invites his teenage daughter Kim and his ex-wife Lenore, who has separated from her second husband, to spend a couple of days in Istanbul where he is working. Meanwhile, the patriarch of the community of the Albanian gang of human trafficking, Murad Krasniqi, seeks revenge for the death of his son and organizes another gang to kidnap Bryan and his family. Bryan and Lenore are abducted by the Albanians, but Kim escapes and is the only hope that Bryan has to escape and save Lenore.
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In the final confrontation between Bryan Mills and Murad, Bryan kills Murad by pushing him backwards onto a wall-mounted coat hook. The one other memorable example of death by this method occurring in a film is in Midnight Express which, like Taken 2, takes place in Istanbul, Turkey. Death by this method also happens in the movie Very Bad Things starring Christian Slater and Cameron Diaz. Read More