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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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Cast

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Leonid Vasilev
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Malcom Manville
Yann Sundberg ...
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Ice
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Timo Dierkes ...
Otto
Igor Koumpan ...
Cop Ukraine
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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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Do not step away from the vehicle. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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:

The Transporter 3  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,063,452, 30 November 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,715,062

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$108,979,549
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Natalya Rudakova. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film, when Leonid Vasilev is close to joining the environmental congress that is going on in Odessa, one of the signs promoting the upcoming lecture is shown: 'European Union Lecture On Environemental Studies'. This should of course be 'Environmental'. See more »

Quotes

Valentina: Am I not sexy?
Frank Martin: [uninterested] ... yeah, you're sexy.
Valentina: [elatedly] You're the gay!
Frank Martin: Nope! I am not "the gay."
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Connections

Follows The Transporter (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Trans Boulogne Express
Written by Mickaël Dalmoro / Nicolas Vadon / Denis Lebouvier / Thomas Parent
Performed by Birdy Nam Nam
Published by EMI Music Publishing France S.A.
(p) 2007 Uncivilized World
www.uncivilizedworld.com
www.birdynamnam.com
With Courtesy of Uncivilized World
With Courtesy of EMI Music Publishing France S.A. All rights reserved.
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Not as good as the first, better than the second.
22 November 2008 | by 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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