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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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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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26 November 2008 (USA)  »

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€30,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,063,452 (USA) (28 November 2008)

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£2,446,717 (UK) (26 December 2008)
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Trivia

Valentina has a Chinese character tattooed to the back of her neck. It is the character for peace. See more »

Goofs

After Frank was hit in his house and fainted out, he walks up in a facility, in the first shot, there's no bracelet around any of his wrists -only the watch around his left wrist, but in the second shot the bracelet appears suddenly around his right wrist. See more »

Quotes

Johnson: [Valentina sees Frank's car racing alongside the train and smiles] What's so funny?
Valentina: Hearing a dead man talking.
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Follows Transporter 2 (2005) See more »

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Texas (SebastiAn Remix)
Written by Benjamin Theves
Performed by Benjamin Theves
Produced by Benjamin Theves, remixed by SebastiAn
Published by Copyright Control
(p) 2005 Kitsuné Music.
Taken from the 12" vinyl maxi-single "Texas" (Kitsuné Music 025)
By arrangement of Editions Kitsuné
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Not as good as the first, better than the second.
22 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just went to the Premiere at Planet Hollywood last night, and if you enjoyed the ridiculous action seen in the first two, you will definitely enjoy Transporter 3. Jason Statham returns and kicks everyone's ass regardless of the situation, and the vehicular action in this one is better than ever. His new "girl along for the ride", played by Natalya Rudakova, serves as a humorously contrasting (and hot) addition to Frank's troubles, and she managed to deliver a half decent performance. Transporter 3 is over-the-top and cheesy at times, but if you don't mind those things in an action movie, then there is much entertainment to be found here.


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