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Transporter 2 (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  2 September 2005 (USA)
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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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Taglines:

The Best In The Business Is Back In The Game.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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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

Lola's signature automatic handguns are two modified Glock 18's with extended 32-round magazines, suppressors, and laser designators attached. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Frank is fighting Gianni's men in the doctor's office, Lola fires continuously without reloading until she gets outside. The type of machine pistols she uses usually only have 30 rounds per clip or less. However, she fires much more than 30 rounds from each weapon without reloading. See more »

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Frank Martin: A potato.
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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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Featured in Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.27 (2009) See more »

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Say Party
(Matthew Corbett / Mike Wilkie)
(c) Illustration musicale/Brutton Music
With Courtesy of Koka Media
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Pretty bad....
26 September 2005 | by (Budapest Hungary) – See all my reviews

"Suspension of disbelief" is applied to movies such as the most excellent James Bond movies, or Indiana Jones,... but not The Transporter 2. A terribly plotted action movie that has action soooo ludicrous that the movie becomes, well... completely cheezy and ludicrously bad. Even the FX were terrible. The characters were so clichéd and cookie cutter C-movie level. This shoulda be straight-to-video. Jason Statham is somewhat a likable hero with some screen presence, but in the movie, he turns into Neo from The Matrix, literally even flying at some points. Really really lame acting from the entire supporting cast... Horribly painful dialogue and plot points.... It didn't even look good... I don't even feel good writing this.

The first Transporter film was one of the better action films of the last coupla years (along with Jet Li's cradle to the grave, and Die Another Day for ex.), this trash, was disappointing at best.


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