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View Poll Results: Man On Fire Or Taken
Man On Fire 58 49.57%
Taken 52 44.44%
Hell if I know... 7 5.98%
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Old 07-25-2009, 07:58 PM   #1
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Old 07-25-2009, 08:00 PM   #2
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Taken. Watching Marc Anthony "act" in Man on Fire just soured the movie for me.
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Old 07-25-2009, 08:02 PM   #4
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Old 07-25-2009, 08:03 PM   #5
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I wish you had more time, Man on Fire and it's not even close. Thanks for reminding me, I need to get this soon.
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Old 07-25-2009, 08:03 PM   #6
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Man on Fire is a very good film, but I just watched Taken and...holy freakin' crap. They give a good 25 minutes of story/set-up and then Liam Neeson just kills the hell out of everything for the rest of the movie. Possibly the most badass 90 minutes of film ever? It's just AWESOME! And what a DTS-HD MA track too!
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I liked both movies, but I'd have to say Taken. Taken cuts right to the chase in the first 20-30 minutes, while Man on Fire kind of drags on throughout.
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Old 07-25-2009, 08:06 PM   #8
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Which is the better movie?

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Definitely Taken. Man on Fire is more of a drama with very little action that feels really long as it moves so slow.
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I am going against what everyone is saying and Man on Fire is definately the better movie of the two. Don't get me wrong, Taken is a good movie, but it is over quickly. Man on Fire is just one of the movies that has all the elements in it and I found the movie so enjoyable! Plus the PQ in Man on Fire is easily one of the best around!

I go with Man on Fire!
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For me it is easily Man on Fire, more realistic, emotional and raw movie than Taken. I understand most of you who choose Taken since it is a newer movie but I am one of the few that thinks Taken was just like the title says, took elements from several movies and put them all together nothing new,Liam Neeson's character just seemed too Harrison Ford to me, I kind of enjoyed the movie but it will be forgotten pretty quick. My two cents.
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Both please.
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Old 07-25-2009, 08:39 PM   #12
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Man on Fire is my 2nd fav' movie of all-time so, I'd say Man on Fire.
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Man On Fire and its not even close!! way better transfer and movie
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man on fire by a long shot... taken was so predictable, i actually did not like it at all...you can't even put taken on man on fires level
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Old 07-25-2009, 09:15 PM   #16
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Taken. Way better action. I though Man on Fire was a little boring, actually.

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Man on Fire by a mile. JUST ACTION does not make a movie. Tony Scott come on!
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Old 07-25-2009, 09:21 PM   #18
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I liked Taken better. But it's been a long time since I watched Man on Fire. I just don't remember being that blown away by it.
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Man on Fire by a mile. JUST ACTION does not make a movie. Tony Scott come on!
When it's the kind of action in Taken, it does.
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When it's the kind of action in Taken, it does.
I thought the OP asked which is a better movie?, not which is a better ACTION movie?
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