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.
Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.
Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.
A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.
Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.
In the south of France, former special-ops mercenary Frank Martin enters into a game of chess with a femme-fatale and her three sidekicks who are looking for revenge against a sinister Russian kingpin.
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
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 »
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 »
[Valentina sees Frank's car racing alongside the train and smiles]
What's so funny?
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
With Courtesy of Uncivilized World
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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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