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Transporter 2 (2005)

Mercenary Frank Martin, who specializes moving goods of all kinds, surfaces again this time in Miami, Florida when he's implicated in the kidnapping of the young son of a powerful USA official.

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Frank Martin is the best in the business. The ex-Special Forces operative hires himself out as a mercenary "transporter" who moves goods--human or otherwise. Very simple, he delivers, no questions asked. Frank has relocated from the French Mediterranean to Miami, Florida, where as a favor to a friend, Frank is driving for the wealthy Billings family. There's very little that can surprise The Transporter, but young Jack Billings has done just that; Frank has unexpectedly bonded with Jack, age 6, who he drives to and from school. But when Jack is kidnapped, Frank must use his battle-tested combat skills to retrieve the boy and thwart the kidnappers' master plan to release a virus that will kill anyone with whom it comes in contact. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The Best In The Business Is Back In The Game.

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, sexual content, partial nudity and brief language | See all certifications »

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2 September 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szállító 2.  »

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Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$919,809 (France) (19 August 2005)

Gross:

$43,095,600 (USA) (23 December 2005)
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Trivia

Was originally supposed to have an R rating, but the studio demanded a PG-13 rating to attract a wider audience. See more »

Goofs

When the Jamaican taxi driver hides in the yellow convertible during the fighting scene in the garage, you can clearly identify it as a Porsche 911 Turbo Convertible. However, when he meets his friends at the end and shows his brand new Porsche taxi, it is a normal 911 convertible (different bumper, headlights and rear) with the turbo rear wing. See more »

Quotes

Marshall at Robot Site: Freeze! Who the fuck are you?
Tarconi: I'm the cook.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, the actors names appear to be hanging from the ceiling of the parking garage. See more »

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Referenced in Peep Show: Mugging (2005) See more »

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Can You Handle It?
(Eraserhead Mix)
Performed by Shake Down
(Mandrax, Seb K & M. Kelly)
Produced by Mandrax, Seb K
(c) Basic Editions
(p) 2005 Tracks Productions
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Entertaining Action Movie
13 January 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Miami, the professional driver Frank Martin (Jason Statham) is working temporarily for the Billings family, transporting their son Jack (Hunter Clary) while his driver is on vacation. Mr. Billings (Matthew Modine) is an important member of the government and Mrs. Audrey Billings (Amber Valletta) trusts on Frank, who promises to protect the boy. When Jack is kidnapped by a mercenary hired by the Colombian cartels, Frank faces the criminals and the Miami police force trying to rescue the kid. When the boy returns to his family, Jack discloses the real and lethal intention of the abduction of Jack.

"Le Transporteur II" is a great action movie that certainly will never be indicated to an Oscar or discussed by intellectuals at a table in a bar, but very entertaining and recommended for fans of James Bond, Jackie Chan, Jet Li and movies with car chase and explosions. The story is full of adrenaline, funny most of the time, with very hilarious sequences. The performance of Matthew Modine and his grimaces is the negative point of this film. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Carga Explosiva 2" ("Explosive Cargo 2")


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