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Transporter 3 (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Thriller | 26 November 2008 (USA)
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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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Olivier Megaton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Statham ... Frank Martin
Natalya Rudakova ... Valentina
François Berléand ... Tarconi
Robert Knepper ... Johnson
Jeroen Krabbé ... Leonid Vasilev
Alex Kobold Alex Kobold ... Leonid's Aide
David Atrakchi ... Malcom Manville
Yann Sundberg Yann Sundberg ... Flag
Eriq Ebouaney ... Ice
David Kammenos David Kammenos ... Driver Market
Silvio Simac ... Mighty Joe
Oscar Relier ... Thug / Driver
Timo Dierkes Timo Dierkes ... Otto
Igor Koumpan Igor Koumpan ... Cop Ukraine
Paul Barrett ... 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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This time, the rules are the same. Except one. See more »

Genres:

Action | 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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Country:

France | USA | Ukraine

Release Date:

26 November 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Transporter 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,063,452, 30 November 2008

Gross USA:

$31,715,062

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$108,979,549
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The car that Frank drives is an Audi A8 a with a six-liter W12 engine. The engine is derived from the Bentley Continental GT. The W12 engine was made by Volkswagen. 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

Frank Martin: Let me guess. You're the smart one.
The Giant: No. I am the big one.
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Soundtracks

Fusion Fondation
Written by Gavin Griffiths
Performed by Atmosphere
(p) & (c) Atmosphere Music Limited
With Courtesy of Universal Publishing Production Music France
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I liked the Movie
28 November 2008 | by bryanleslie44See all my reviews

I read many of the reviews on rottentomatoes and almost did not go to see this movie. What a mistake that would have been. If you want to go to a movie,sit down and be entertained for 1 hour and 40 minutes with non stop action then this is the movie for you. I am not a serious movie critic I am just an average guy who wants to go to a movie that will be enjoyable. This movie is fun to watch from the beginning to the end. I asked others that were sitting near me what they thought of the movie and they all liked it. I thought that Jason Statham was perfect as Frank Martin. I wish that I had a body like that, I would do a striptease for a living. I enjoyed that the French Inspector was more involved in this movie over the last 2. He brought a lot of humor. The girl at first was annoying but she kind of grew on me and by the end of the movie I liked her.


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