Taken 2 Takes Box Office Crown

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In case you haven't heard, Liam Neeson has a particular set of skills.

When it comes to Taken 2, those skills involve a nearly record-setting opening and complete domination of the box office.

The sequel banked $50 million over the weekend, good enough for the third highest October opening ever and the biggest haul of all-time for a PG-13 movie on its first Friday and Saturday of this month.

Read a whole lot more movie news at Movie Fanatic and check out the top five films from the weekend below:

  1. Taken 2, $50 million
  2. Hotel Transylvania, $26.3 million
  3. Pitch Perfect, $14.7 million
  4. "Looper, $12.2 million
  5. Frankenweenie, $11.5 million