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.
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
One of the promotion posters for the film shows Valentina (Natalya Rudakova) posed holding a gun, despite the fact that nowhere in the film does she do so. See more »
When Frank and Valentina are arguing over the keys by the cliff, just after Frank discovers the phone books, the position of the phone book on the ground changes from close to the car, far from the car and disappearing. 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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Entertaining Action Movie
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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