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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

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 »

Goofs

At 1' 26" of the film, the nameplate at the conference shows the ministers' name as M. Leonid Tomilenko, not Leonid Vasilev as the credits show. See more »

Quotes

Frank Martin: You don't want to do this.
Mighty Joe: I don't think you're in a position to tell me what to do or don't what to do. You have ten seconds to change your mind.
Frank Martin: I'll give you five seconds to remove your hand.
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Connections

Follows The Transporter (2002) 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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Fight scenes are shot & edited so poorly
18 March 2009 | by (Williamsburg, VA) – See all my reviews

Honestly, I thought I was going to have an epileptic fit from the fight scenes. No joke - in a one minute fight scene there are almost 50 cuts. Can you imagine Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan or Tony Jaa doing that? No way. The point of an action film is to highlight cool action scenes. You can't do that when this Michael Bay-influenced rapid fire editing.

I liked the first two entries in this series, but this one is really, really bad. I think the blame lies with director Olivier Megaton who seems to not know how to shoot or edit a fight scene to save his life. Seriously, why hire Corey Yuen to do your fight scenes if you are going to cut ever half second? Just a complete mess. The sad part is that nearly 60% of the movie is edited like this. Honestly, do we need three flash cuts when you are just showing a picture on a passport?


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