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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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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

The pistol used in the private jet towards the end is a Walther P99. See more »

Goofs

During initial chase scene with Lola and Jack in the car, there are a few close-ups of the dash including speedo and tach; first close-up shows the vehicle accelerating from 105 to 120 MPH in city streets, while the next shot shows speedo starting at around 20 MPH (speedometer is partly obscured in second shot). In both shots, the dash clock shows time of 4:54 and it looks like the same shot sequence based on camera angle/movement, just edited into the scene in a slightly different order than it was shot. See more »

Quotes

Gianni Chellini: Not quite what you expected when you showed up for work this morning, is it, Frank?
Frank Martin: [rolls his eyes] Is that what passes for wit in this circle?
Gianni Chellini: [laughs] In this circle, my friend, "wit" is not a requirement of the job. Brutality, yes. An ability to inflict pain, absolutely. A certain psychotic moral ignorance, blind obedience, all required. But not wit.
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In the opening credits, the actors names appear to be hanging from the ceiling of the parking garage. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hart of Dixie: Hairdos & Holidays (2011) See more »

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Say Party
by Matthew Corbett (as Matthew R Corbett) and Mike Wilkie
(c) Illustration musicale/Brutton Music
With Courtesy of Koka Media
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Action, explosions, total disregard for physics. EXCELLENT.
3 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So many critics are already lining up to pick at the plot, the action scenes, and the details it's just sad.

This is an action movie with twists and turns, some believable, some not so. If you liked The Fifth Element, The Professional, Le Femme Nikita, and True Lies, this is your movie. If you grew up on Bond, Dukes, and Blade Runner, you'll love it.

Just relax, ignore all those physics lessons on momentum, dynamics, and forces, and enjoy.

If, on the other hand, you want to pay good money to sit in a theater and keep a mental list of all the problems, bs, bad lines, and so on, it's your life.

Personally, I adapt and enjoy.


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