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Transporter 2 (2005)

Mercenary Frank Martin, who specializes moving goods of all kinds, surfaces again this time in Miami, Florida when he's implicated in the kidnapping of the young son of a powerful USA official.

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Storyline

Frank Martin is the best in the business. The ex-Special Forces operative hires himself out as a mercenary "transporter" who moves goods--human or otherwise. Very simple, he delivers, no questions asked. Frank has relocated from the French Mediterranean to Miami, Florida, where as a favor to a friend, Frank is driving for the wealthy Billings family. There's very little that can surprise The Transporter, but young Jack Billings has done just that; Frank has unexpectedly bonded with Jack, age 6, who he drives to and from school. But when Jack is kidnapped, Frank must use his battle-tested combat skills to retrieve the boy and thwart the kidnappers' master plan to release a virus that will kill anyone with whom it comes in contact. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Taglines:

The Best In The Business Is Back In The Game.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, sexual content, partial nudity and brief language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

2 September 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szállító 2.  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$919,809 (France), 19 August 2005

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,104,608, 4 September 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$43,095,600

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$88,978,202
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Trivia

SERIES TRADEMARK: The camera cuts away immediately just as Jason Statham inputs the security code for his car. See more »

Goofs

When Frank jumps the jet ski onto the road, a midair shot shows the jet ski headed onto a 4-lane bridge directly in between the bus and a brown Toyota Camry, both in the right lane. In a subsequent shot, the bus is in the left lane on a city street and there are 2 cars between it and the jet ski. In the next shot, the Camry is not behind the jet ski, and in the shot after that, there are no other cars and the bus and jet ski are on a 2-lane bridge. See more »

Quotes

Dimitri: [grabs Tipov's gun and points it at Sonovitch] Open fridge.
Dr. Sonovitch: I'm telling you...
Dimitri: [pistol-whips him] Open fridge!
Dr. Sonovitch: Ow!
Dimitri: [in Russian] Sorry.
[then in English]
Dimitri: Open fridge... open the fridge!
[Sonovitch does, revealing two vials of the antidote]
Dimitri: Yes! Insurance policy. How many do you have?
Dr. Sonovitch: Two doses. Enough for Tipov and myself.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, the actors names appear to be hanging from the ceiling of the parking garage. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The King of Queens: Fresh Brood (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

The Time is Now
(Thomas Parent - Mickaël Dalmoro - Denis Lebouvier - Nicolas Vadon)
(c) EuropaCorp/Kif Music
(p) 2005 EuropaCorp
includes sample of "Ready for War, Ready for What"
(Thomas Parent - Mickaël Dalmoro - Denis Lebouvier - Nicolas Vadon)
(c) Kif Music
(p) 2004 Kif Music
With Courtesy of Kif Music S.A Music Publishing
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Action, explosions, total disregard for physics. EXCELLENT.
3 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

So many critics are already lining up to pick at the plot, the action scenes, and the details it's just sad.

This is an action movie with twists and turns, some believable, some not so. If you liked The Fifth Element, The Professional, Le Femme Nikita, and True Lies, this is your movie. If you grew up on Bond, Dukes, and Blade Runner, you'll love it.

Just relax, ignore all those physics lessons on momentum, dynamics, and forces, and enjoy.

If, on the other hand, you want to pay good money to sit in a theater and keep a mental list of all the problems, bs, bad lines, and so on, it's your life.

Personally, I adapt and enjoy.


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