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Transporter 3 (2008)

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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)  »

Also Known As:

The Transporter 3  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$31,316,973 (USA) (26 December 2008)
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Trivia

The fight between Frank Martin and Johnson was shot in two days and Robert Knepper only had a stunt double for one particular action. See more »

Goofs

During the scene at the gas station when Valentina gets out of the car, Frank grabs her by the wrist. Between shots, Frank's grip alters between around her wrist below the bracelet, to her hand above the bracelet, then back to the wrist. See more »

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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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Referenced in Hart of Dixie: Hairdos & Holidays (2011) See more »

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Fusion Fondation
Written by Gavin Griffiths
Performed by Atmosphere
(p) & (c) Atmosphere Music 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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