New Taken 3 movie got mostly negative reviews from top critics. 20th Century FOX released their new action/thriller flick, “Taken 3,” into theaters this weekend, and a couple of the top critics have submitted their reviews. It turns out that these few weren’t all that pleased with it, giving it an overall 30 score out of a possible 100 across 7 reviews at Metacritic.com.

The movie stars: Famke Janssen, Liam Neeson, Dougray Scott, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser and Sam Spruell. We’ve added blurbs from a couple of the critics,below.

Tom Huddleston at Time Out London, gave it a 60 score, stating: “Taken 3 scores over its predecessor on almost every level: the stakes are higher, the LA locations are nicely photographed and, best of all, there’s an actual plot, with twists and everything.”

Neil Smith from Total Film, gave it a 40 grade, saying: “Liam Neeson cuts a rather sorry figure in what’s less a final flourish for the series than a prolonged death rattle.”

Ali Plumb over at Empire, gave it a 40 grade, stating: ” Megaton’s choppy editing barely disguises his star’s hatred of running, while a brutal 12A neutering lessens what limited fun remains in seeing Oscar Schindler creakily throw a Russian bad ‘un into some supermarket shelves.”

Clarence Tsui from The Hollywood Reporter, gave it a 40 score. He said: “Replacing the first two films’ simplistic, man-on-the-run premise with a stuttering plot comparatively light on action and stuffed with red herrings and inconsequential characters… Besson’s team has signed off the trilogy with a whimper rather than the kind of unfettered bang delivered by the first two films.”

Maggie Lee at Variety, gave it a 30 score. She stated: ” A mind-numbing, crash-bang misfire that abandons chic European capitals for the character’s own backyard.”

Peter Bradshaw over at The Guardian, gave it a 20 grade, stating: “It’s difficult to know what subtitle to give this. Taken 3: Not Again, or Taken 3: Seriously? or Taken 3: This Is Getting a Bit Much Frankly.”

Lastly, Robbie Collin from The Telegraph, gave it a 20 grade, saying: “Each individual moment in the film barely seems to be on speaking terms with the rest.” Stay tuned. Follow us on Facebook by Clicking Here. Follow us on Google Plus by Clicking Here. Follow us on Twitter by Clicking Here.

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