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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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Release Date:

2 September 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szállító 2.  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£414,400 (UK) (25 November 2005)

Gross:

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

Immediately after takeoff the pilot says that he needs to return and land because the landing gear of the Gulfstream fails to retract (stuck in the down position) after the car explodes beneath. However during the ensuing fight scene between Frank and Gianni each time you see the outside of the Gulfstream (as it spins out of control) the landing gear is clearly up. See more »

Quotes

Car Jacking Girl: [knocks on Frank's car door] I'm sorry, can you help me? My tire.
Frank Martin: Sorry, I have an appointment, I don't like to be late.
Car Jacking Girl: Well, would you rather be late or *dead*?
[points a gun at Frank]
Frank Martin: You don't want to do this.
Car Jacking Girl: Step out of the car!
[Frank steps out, the car jackers run over]
Car Jacker: Whoo! Let's go, girls! Yeah!
Frank Martin: Take it easy, the car's brand new.
Car Jacker: [enters car] No problem, buddy, I got this. Baby, let's ride. Time to go!
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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 »

Connections

Followed by Transporter 5 See more »

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Icarus
Performed by Amen Birdmen
(Amen Birdmen)
(c) Reserved Rights
(p) 2005 Amen Birdmen
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Nothing complicated here.........
18 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

Just an all around fun romp at the movies. No new or complicated story here. We just get more of Frank kicking some serious tail. Implausible action sequences are forgiven with the wink of an eye from the director and actors. Some of the fastest action you will see that doesn't rely on wire-fu or CGI. Rather, we get a lot of the same from Frank and that is exactly what should be expected. I think in the modern era of the high concept action movies, they have forgotten how to just show the audience a good time. This movie and it's predecessor take us back to a time when action wasn't bogged down by complicated stories, rather the star's charisma and action were all that one needed to enjoy their time in the theater.

These movies have no lofty aspirations other than to give you one hell of a ride for an hour and a half. This outing delivers in spades.


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