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Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story (2011)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 31 January 2011
Schoolteacher Tiffany Rubin (Taraji P. Henson) flies to South Korea to reunite with her 7-year-old son, who was kidnapped by his biological father.

Director:

Gary Harvey

Writer:

Michael Bortman
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Taraji P. Henson ... Tiffany Rubin
Terry O'Quinn ... Mark Miller
David Haydn-Jones ... Chris
Beverly Todd ... Belzora
Sean Baek ... Jeff
Drew Davis ... Kobe
Lucia Walters ... Sophia / Renita
Alvin Sanders ... Reverend Lewis
Anthony Shim ... Simon
Marci T. House ... Agent De Grazia
Jennifer Copping ... Agent Walters
Alison Araya ... Gomez
Stephen Lobo ... Leone
Yan-Kay Crystal Lowe ... Natalie (as Crystal Lowe)
Peter Benson ... Smiley
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Storyline

This fact-based Lifetime drama follows one mother's (Tiffany Rubin played by Taraji P. Henson) nightmarish struggle to retrieve the 7-year-old son (Kobe played by Drew Davis) her ex-husband whisked out of her life when he abducted the boy and took him back to his native South Korea. Written by private jarhead

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Drama

Certificate:

TV-14

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Elvették tőlem See more »

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The organization run by Miller (Terry O'Quinn) is called "America's LOST Children". O'Quinn starred in "Lost". See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Tiffany gives the officers the e-mail she hacked, behind the officers was a picture of Barack Obama. The Tiffany Rubin case took place between the years of 2007 and 2008. George W. Bush was still president at that time. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards (2011) See more »

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A mom's fight for her child...
16 June 2015 | by Reno-RanganSee all my reviews

Based on the true stories have always fascinated me. We can read those stories as one page article in a newspaper, but watching it in a motion picture is totally different and give a closer experience to the original event. I've seen variety of 'taken' and 'abducted' movies that inspired by the real incidents and this one is not bad at all in contrast to its budget. Minimal cast, descent performances, enthralling storytelling, overall a good movie as for the standard to be a television movie.

One thing these movies teach us is the importance of family and its members. To see their struggle to retrieve the loved one makes our heart melt. This film is about a mother whose son, Kobe was taken away by none other than her ex husband, the child's biological father against her will and the law. To find out where they are, who's going to help her and will they reunite is the remaining story told in a exciting way. The thrilling last scene was good, intrigued by the acceleration. Since it was no a fiction, definitely worth a watch.

8/10


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