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Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story

Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story is a 2011 original LMN movie, starring Taraji P. Henson and Terry O'Quinn. The film follows the events surrounding the kidnapping and rescue of the son of Tiffany Rubin, who was kidnapped by his father and taken to South Korea.[1]

Taken from Me:
The Tiffany Rubin Story
Written byMichael Bortman
Directed byGary Harvey
StarringTaraji P. Henson
Terry O'Quinn
Drew Davis
David Haydn-Jones
Sean Baek
Music byJames Gelfand
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Anne Carlucci
David A. Rosemont
Damon Lee (co-executive producer)
Producer(s)Harvey Kahn
Eric Maran (associate producer)
Marnie Young (associate producer)
CinematographyMatthias Herndl
Editor(s)Richard Schwadel
Production company(s)Front Street Pictures
DistributorLifetime Television
Original networkLMN
Original releaseJanuary 31, 2011 (2011-01-31)



The film is based on the dramatic true story of Tiffany Rubin's daring 2008 rescue of her six-year-old son, Kobe, after he was abducted by his biological father and taken from his home in Queens, New York, all the way to Seoul, South Korea. At the urging of her mother Belzora, Tiffany seeks the counsel of Mark Miller (Terry O'Quinn) and his charitable organization, the American Association for Lost Children. With Mark's help, Tiffany is able to travel to Korea to execute a high-stakes plan to bring her son home.[2][3]



Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story received several award nominations and accolades, mostly for Taraji P. Henson's performance. Henson received five nominations to various awards, and won three of them.

Award Category Recipient Result
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Taraji P. Henson Nominated
Satellite Awards Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film Taraji P. Henson Nominated
Image Awards Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Miniseries, or Dramatic Special Taraji P. Henson Won
BET Awards Best Actress Taraji P. Henson Won
Black Reel Awards Outstanding Television or Miniseries Performance: Female Taraji P. Henson Won
Outstanding Television or Miniseries Film Harvey Kahn Nominated
Directors Guild of Canada Direction - Television Movie/Miniseries Gary Harvey Nominated
Picture Editing - Television Movie/Miniseries Richard Scwadel Nominated

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