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.
Frank Martin, played by newcomer Ed Skrein, a former special-ops mercenary, is now living a less perilous life - or so he thinks - transporting classified packages for questionable people. When Frank's father (Ray Stevenson) pays him a visit in the south of France, their father-son bonding weekend takes a turn for the worse when Frank is engaged by a cunning femme-fatale, Anna (Loan Chabanol), and her three seductive sidekicks to orchestrate the bank heist of the century. Frank must use his covert expertise and knowledge of fast cars, fast driving and fast women to outrun a sinister Russian kingpin, and worse than that, he is thrust into a dangerous game of chess with a team of gorgeous women out for revenge. From the producers of LUCY and the TAKEN trilogy, THE TRANSPORTER REFUELED is a fresh personification of the iconic role of Frank Martin, that launches the high-octane franchise into the present-day and introduces it to the next generation of thrill-seekers.Written by
In the film, Anna forces Frank to bring down human traffickers. In the original film, Frank goes up against slave traders that are a illegally smuggling people from China into France. See more »
Numerous close-up shots of the various iPhone 5s used in the movie reveal mistakes in terms of times of day. In Frank's first fight scene in the parking garage, both of the shots of his phone when he remotely opens the doors and trunk of his car (presumably with an Audi app) display a time of 4:54pm. In the same scene, the very punctual Frank checks the time on his watch and sees it's 11:48am. Also, both phone closeups display AT&T as the area's wireless carrier. AT&T does not have any wireless networks outside of North America. (In later scenes, accurate French mobile networks such as Orange are shown on the phone displays.) See more »
It's like the Count said to his Musketeers, I don't cling to life sufficiently to fear death.
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Written by Frank Sark
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A flat and bland one for an action movie
It's sad to see this movie flop this bad, really. It really had the huge risk of at least deliver something equivalent of the original trilogy. But doing this movie without any of the previous trilogy's creative minds is really a big mistake. The people behind the creative process for this movie clearly didn't know what they were doing. They only tried so hard to recreate the Jason Statham's Frank Martin persona with the mannerisms and the unique fight sequences. But in doing so they really pitted Ed Skrein with the old Jason Statham performance, on which everyone can really choose who's the winner. Not having Jason Statham is by itself a big burden due to Ed Skrein still fails to live up to the Statham persona. The story also seems very flat, nothing new or unpredictable is being offered by this movie. And the biggest sin is the editing.there are so many editing mistakes that takes away the fun in watching the action scenes. The acting overall is so bad that I don't deign to write about each actors' performances.
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