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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

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

Goofs

When Frank comes out of the driveway after Lola (female assassin) gets in the car, we see security guards coming down the street in a Chevrolet Caprice. The tires blow after being shot, causing it to crash in to the cop car Lola drove, at this point the security car is now a Ford Crown Victoria 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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Referenced in The Grand Tour: Operation Desert Stumble (2016) 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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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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