The Transporter (2002)
Matt Schulze expands upon the 2002 film The Transporter
When Lai says "The information on that paper or your brains on the table," she references to Don Corleone's method of persuading Johnny's boss to let him go."
The Transporter is basically the millennium's version of The Driver.
The finale involving dropping a man from a plane onto a tanker truck to stop a shipment of illegal goods directly references the Bond film Licence to Kill (1989)
The oil fight sequence where the protagonist has to get the better of his opponents by using some form of pedal to stop him from slipping
Handsome Rob (played by Jason Statham) does similar driving stunts, and uses the car itself as a weapon in chases.
gun flying in the air towards camera
Jason Statham's cameo, transporting a package to someone, no questions asked.
Mission where you save refugees from a container on a ship
Video case is shown in a video store.
mentioned ("2 rules")
One reviewer notes how ironic it is that the Transporter himself in "Crank 2" can't drive.
DVD is shown.
Mentioned in dialogue
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Jason Born"
Oil fight; shot of the hero kicking the door in
Wade asks George if he's seen it.
Jason Stathams character Lee Christmas nags on the time, saying they're "20 seconds late", apperantly a reference to his character Frank Martins obsession with being punctual in The Transporter series.
mentioned in dialogue
The poster for "Hair Trigger" seen in the hotel maintenance office resembles the one for The Transporter.
Tom wonders aloud whether the person suing him "must be some sort of a transporter," and the lawyer replies, "My client is not Jason Statham."
Mentioned in dialogue
Vod says she fell asleep watching "The Transporter".
Mentioned in dialogue.
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Jason Statham
Mentioned by Danny
upon the discovery of what his job was, the victim is compared to the title character
Excerpt of a fight between J.Statham and M.Schulze
Screenplay Cliché segment.
a clip is shown in a montage of Jason Statham films
Discussed and clips shown in part 2.
The scene where Nagarjuna goes to save Priyamani's brother; one of the goons is watching the scene where Jason Statham kicks open the door and enters the house. Nagarjuna also does the same
Clip shown in montage of Jason Statham films
The Transporter drives Miss Daisy
One of Jason Statham's (Farmer's) first lines is "The deal never changes" which is a nod to his character, Frank, in The Transporter who lives by a set of rules, the first of which is "Never change the deal."
Bank robbers hire Toad as their getaway driver