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Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery and not let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective.

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Storyline

Toxic waste bubbles in a ship waiting permission to dock in Odessa. Frank Martin turns down a job in Marseilles, referring it to a pal. A short time later, the pal, wounded by gunfire, crashes his car into Frank's living room and dies, leaving a young woman in the back seat. The employer of the dead man shows up, forces Frank to take the job, snaps a bracelet on his wrist that will explode if Frank gets more than 75 feet from his car, and sends Frank on a journey east with the young woman and a trunk full of something. She's Valentina, nearly mute. Can Frank figure out what's going on, deliver the package, and escape alive? And what does the ship have to do with it? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence, some sexual content and drug material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 November 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

€30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£958,615 (UK) (5 December 2008)

Gross:

£2,446,717 (UK) (26 December 2008)
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Olivier Megaton views the "Transporter" franchise as being somewhere in between the James Bond and "Die Hard" series, with a slight edge to "Die Hard". See more »

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In the scene where Johnson is convincing Frank to drive for him, he turns a gun on Frank after shooting one of his own men with it. In most of the scenes, he is holding what is obviously a 1911-style handgun. In one shot, however, when he is holding it to Frank's head, he is clearly holding a Beretta M92 in lieu of the 1911. See more »

Quotes

Johnson: You've disappointed me.
Frank Martin: You won't be the first, and you won't be the last. I told you I wanted to do this in person.
Johnson: That won't be necessary. You see, since we had our little chat at the beginning of the mission, I've been thinking I don't need the best man for this mundane assignment. Any idiot with a drivers' license will do, so, in the words of the great American Donald Trump, I'm sorry, but you're fired.
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Hopladi Hoplada
Written by Daghan Baydur
Chappell World Series
(p) & (c) Marlowlynn Limited
With Courtesy of Universal Publishing Production Music France
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I liked the Movie
28 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I read many of the reviews on rottentomatoes and almost did not go to see this movie. What a mistake that would have been. If you want to go to a movie,sit down and be entertained for 1 hour and 40 minutes with non stop action then this is the movie for you. I am not a serious movie critic I am just an average guy who wants to go to a movie that will be enjoyable. This movie is fun to watch from the beginning to the end. I asked others that were sitting near me what they thought of the movie and they all liked it. I thought that Jason Statham was perfect as Frank Martin. I wish that I had a body like that, I would do a striptease for a living. I enjoyed that the French Inspector was more involved in this movie over the last 2. He brought a lot of humor. The girl at first was annoying but she kind of grew on me and by the end of the movie I liked her.


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