Unknown Review

Unknown (2011) Publicity Still

Unknown, starring Liam Neeson, is widely perceived as a pseudo-sequel to the actor's hit thriller Taken, a cynical assumption seemingly borne out by the poster's tagline, "Take back your life." As it turns out, Unknown could indeed have been a sequel to Taken, which itself owed a lot to the Bourne films. Neeson plays Dr. Martin Harris, who suffers a head injury and subsequent memory loss in a car accident while visiting Berlin to give a lecture. After awaking in the hospital, Martin reconnects with his wife Elizabeth (January Jones), who inexplicably doesn't recognize him. Even worse and more surreal, there's another Martin Harris (Aidan Quinn) who has assumed his life.  Read More...


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