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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 Ukrainian 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

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Frank Martin
... Valentina
... Tarconi
... Johnson
... Leonid Vasilev
Alex Kobold ... Leonid's Aide
... Malcom Manville
Yann Sundberg ... Flag
... Ice
David Kammenos ... Driver Market
... Mighty Joe
... Thug / Driver
Timo Dierkes ... Otto
Igor Koumpan ... Cop Ukraine
... Captain
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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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If You Need It To Arrive Safe and In One Piece -- Hire A Professional See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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

The explosive bracelet was inspired by Wedlock (1991) which the two main characters in that film played by Rutger Hauer and Mimi Rogers wear explosive collars around their necks which are rigged to exploded if they separate from each other more than a 100 yards. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the movie, when the two ship crewman die after being exposed to poisonous chemicals inside the cargo container, their skin is bloodied and appears melted from chemical burns which implies some type of biological poisonous gas deadly to skin contact; however, shipmates investigating the cargo container break-in are wearing gas masks with their face/hand skin exposed. 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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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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Entertaining Action Movie
21 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

I do not fully understand why this film has been so severely slated. As far as action films go it ticked all the boxes, plenty of guns, car stunts, good fights, romance and even some corny humour, and has a happy ending .........what do people expect ..........Sir Laurence Olivier doing bloody Hamlet?

If you have had a crap day at work, and want to watch a good action movie which is not demanding then this is very good "action" film, if you require something demanding then watch a good foreign film.

I had as much fun watching this as I do watching a James Bond or Jackie Chan film. 8/10


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