"Taken" is Slick and Nervy 

The set-up for Taken is like a Snopes-tested urban legend à la razor blades in Halloween candy. This cautionary tale warns about the dangers of young women traveling alone in Europe. They are, apparently, subject to the imminent threat of being kidnapped, hooked on drugs, and prostituted in the ever-thriving sex trade ...

Check out Greg Akers' take on Taken.

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