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.
Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.
Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.
Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.
When his mentor is taken captive by a disgraced Arab sheik, a killer-for-hire is forced into action. His mission: kill three members of Britain's elite Special Air Service responsible for the death of his sons.
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
Olivier Megaton's first feature film in six years. In between this and La sirène rouge (2002), he directed numerous ads, music videos, documentaries and short films, as well as being the second unit director on Hitman (2007). See more »
When Frank and Val are on the way to Budapest and the GPS says "wrong direction", they leave a two-lane road, not a six-lane highway, as it is on the GPS's screen. See more »
I'm afraid our day of leisure is cut short. There is a big mess in Marseilles - some madman driving an Audi at impossible speeds.
Don't look at me.
That is the first place the chief told me to look. But I will tell him you have the perfect alibi. As usual.
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Hell Is Around the Corner
Written by Isaac Hayes / Tricky
Performed by Tricky
(c) East Memphis Music Corp. / Island Music Ltd
(p) 1995 Island Records Ltd
With Courtesy of Universal Music Vision See more »
I registered just to rate this movie. Jason Stratham is a great tough guy actor - so few of them left nowadays - but this 'Ukrainian' chick was REALLY bad. Of all the incredibly beautiful Slavic women out there, this freckled pain in the ass was the best they could do ??? I wanted to strangle her after the first ten minutes - when the movie crashed half way thru, I got up in relief. And as a romantic interest - more believable he would make out with a Martian. Maybe it wasn't her fault
hopefully in real life she doesn't endgender the same emotions as she
did in this movie ...
TransI was great, TransII was OK, this one was dogcrap. Stratham is bulked up, but like others have noted, the fight scene editing could have been much better, and the general flow of the movie left a lot to be desired. If they do a fourth one, I hope they get a better director and writers with a somewhat believable story. This one never made the grade.
One last thing - Stratham works as a toughguy hero just because he LOOKS like a regular bloke - albeit with a terminally bad attitude. But bulking up like he did in this movie is a mistake for his career - I understand WHY he did it - guy/actor gets older, wants to look superhard one last time, but it detracts from his personna. It's like trying to hard to be another Stallone or Arnie - too over the top with the physique. It's cartoonish IMO. Go back to being a regular guy and you'll be more appreciated.
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