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Transporter 2 (2005)

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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}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Best In The Business Is Back In The Game.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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:

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

Gross:

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

This film is dedicated to the memory of Michael Stone who was director of photography and who died in an auto accident on 29 July 2005. See more »

Goofs

During the car chase when Jack is being kidnapped, the W12 badge on the Audi's grill disappears during some shots. 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 The Transporter Refueled (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Cells
Performed by The Servant
(Dan Black / Dan Black)
(c) Famous Music Corporation
(p) 2003 Prolifica Recordings Ltd.
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Action for action sake - No storyline to mention let alone follow.
11 October 2005 | by (Northumberland, England) – See all my reviews

No, no, no, no, no! The Transporter was far fetched but it had just enough intrigue, fun and action to make it enjoyable. This time around with Transporter 2 we have all of those elements again but exaggerated way too much! I've just seen this and I'm finding it hard to remember the plot. The storyline takes a BIG backseat this time around, I know it's supposed to be a fun action packed film but PLEASE! The french detective who's name escapes me now had a good part in the first film, with the "I know you're up to something but one day I may catch you out" feel to him. This time around, well he may as have been a different character all together. Sleeping on a bench in the Miami Police Station after showing them all how to cook and then sloping off to somebody's desk to use their PC? The Jamaican Taxi driver, where did he come from? A chance meeting in an alley and then he's helping the hero out - for what reason? The fight sequences are good but too many, I could go on but, I was just SO disappointed with this film. I'm amazed that this get's so many good reviews and at the time of writing this it has a higher score than The Transporter (first one). If you want to see Martial Arts films without a storyline (there's plenty of them) watch some outtakes from a Jackie Chan film or something. If you want to see a film with an albeit far fetched in a James Bond sort of way storyline don't watch this.


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