The Transporter (2002) Poster


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Followed by 

Transporter 2 (2005)
Transporter 3 (2008)


The Acquirer (2008)
Matt Schulze expands upon the 2002 film The Transporter
Transporter: The Series (2012) (TV Series)
Stand-alone spin-off/reimagining/reboot.


Goldfinger (1964)
The Godfather (1972)
When Lai says "The information on that paper or your brains on the table," she references to Don Corleone's method of persuading Johnny's boss to let him go."
The Driver (1978)
The Transporter is basically the millennium's version of The Driver.
The Killer (1989)
Licence to Kill (1989)
The finale involving dropping a man from a plane onto a tanker truck to stop a shipment of illegal goods directly references the Bond film Licence to Kill (1989)
Once Upon a Time in China III (1992)
The oil fight sequence where the protagonist has to get the better of his opponents by using some form of pedal to stop him from slipping
Pulp Fiction (1994)
True Lies (1994)
Ronin (1998)
Ambush (2001) (Short)

Referenced in 

The Italian Job (2003)
Handsome Rob (played by Jason Statham) does similar driving stunts, and uses the car itself as a weapon in chases.
Hollywood and the Muslim World (2003) (TV Movie)
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
gun flying in the air towards camera
Collateral (2004)
Jason Statham's cameo, transporting a package to someone, no questions asked.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (Video Game)
Mission where you save refugees from a container on a ship
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
NCIS: Switch (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned ("2 rules")
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: 17 Again/State of Play/Crank High Voltage (2009) (TV Episode)
One reviewer notes how ironic it is that the Transporter himself in "Crank 2" can't drive.
The Big Box: The Ritz (2009) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Mac and Dennis Break Up (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.194 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Jason Born"
Dabangg (2010)
Oil fight; shot of the hero kicking the door in
Hart of Dixie: Hairdos & Holidays (2011) (TV Episode)
Wade asks George if he's seen it.
The Expendables 2 (2012)
Jason Stathams character Lee Christmas nags on the time, saying they're "20 seconds late", apperantly a reference to his character Frank Martins obsession with being punctual in The Transporter series.
The Inbetweeners: Club Code (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Last of Us (2013) (Video Game)
The poster for "Hair Trigger" seen in the hotel maintenance office resembles the one for The Transporter.
Parks and Recreation: London: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Tom wonders aloud whether the person suing him "must be some sort of a transporter," and the lawyer replies, "My client is not Jason Statham."
Unidentified (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
Fresh Meat: Episode #3.2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Vod says she fell asleep watching "The Transporter".
One Hit Wonderland: Ghetto Supastar by Pras (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Undateable: A Priest Walks Into a Bar (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny
Castle: The Nose (2015) (TV Episode)
upon the discovery of what his job was, the victim is compared to the title character
The Grand Tour: Operation Desert Stumble (2016) (TV Episode)
Clarkson lists films that feature Audis.
Rick and Morty: Pickle Rick (2017) (TV Episode)
Hallway fight; shot of Rick kicking the door in
Game Over, Man! (2018)
Mentioned in dialogue.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Franchises That Tried and Failed with a New Lead (2018) (TV Episode)
The "Transporter" franchise is #9.
Take the Tower: Episode #1.3 (2018) (TV Episode)
Title referenced in one of the questions.
Take the Tower: Episode #1.6 (2018) (TV Episode)
Trivia questions loosely connected to the title of the film.

Featured in 

Knoc-Turn'Al Feat. Samuel Christian: Muzik (2002) (Video)
clips shown
Taxi 3 (2003)
During the monster truck chase, the couple watches this film on TV.
The Story of My Life (2004)
Excerpt of a fight between J.Statham and M.Schulze
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Daybreakers/Leap Year/Youth in Revolt (2010) (TV Episode)
Screenplay Cliché segment.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.105 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Jason Statham films
Hollywood's Hottest Car Chases (2010) (TV Movie)
Discussed and clips shown in part 2.
Ragada (2010)
The scene where Nagarjuna goes to save Priyamani's brother; one of the goons is watching the scene where Jason Statham kicks open the door and enters the house. Nagarjuna also does the same
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.214 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Jason Statham films
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Moments from Expendables Cast (2012) (TV Episode)
Jason Statham's most memorable moment is the scene in The Transporter where he uses grease to escape.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Badass Jason Statham Moments (2013) (TV Episode)
Screw Gravity is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Action Movies of the 2000s (2014) (TV Episode)
The Transporter is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Fistfights (2015) (TV Episode)
Frank Martin vs. Henchman is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Badass Movie Drivers (2015) (TV Episode)
Frank Martin is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Would Make Great Video Games (2016) (TV Episode)
The "Transporter" franchise gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Characters with a Moral Code (2016) (TV Episode)
Frank Martin gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Manliest Men in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Frank Martin gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Getaway Drivers (2017) (TV Episode)
Frank Martin is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Universes That You Didn't Know Were Linked (2018) (TV Episode)
The "Transporter" franchise is #8 along with Collateral.

Spoofed in 

Robot Chicken: Donkey Punch (2006) (TV Episode)
The Transporter drives Miss Daisy
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)
One of Jason Statham's (Farmer's) first lines is "The deal never changes" which is a nod to his character, Frank, in The Transporter who lives by a set of rules, the first of which is "Never change the deal."
Robot Chicken: Due to Constraints of Time and Budget (2009) (TV Episode)
Bank robbers hire Toad as their getaway driver
Transponder 4 (2011) (Short)
Class Project

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