FilmMattic writes: My selection of Liam Neeson is timely. His most recent starring role came in last week's number one box office champ, Unknown, which took home a reported $21.7 million. This is a pretty exciting turn of events as the mid-range, rather accessible thriller that cost $30 million to make was not expecting much of a successful opening weekend. While neither emphatic nor robust, the opening number does portend good news for the studio and the star. It proves that the young 58-year old action hero can pull in a good number—Taken was no fluke.