PG-13 | | Action, Thriller
Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.
Liam Neeson and Forest Whitaker, playing the hero and antihero respectively, do not share any screen time until 102 minutes into the film.
If it's a girl, we'd like to name her after mom.
Bryan Mills: She'd like that very much, Kim.
While escaping the police in the school, Bryan throws a non-lethal grenade, which produces smoke, which then causes the sprinklers to activate. Sprinklers are activated when heat causes a soft metal bar to melt, opening the water valve. They are not activated by smoke.
The UK theatrical version was cut to reduce violence in order to get the more marketable 12A certificate. This version was also released in the US with a PG-13 rating.
$39,201,657 (USA) (9 January 2015)
$89,256,424 (USA) (28 May 2015)
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