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Transporter 3 (2008)

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Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian 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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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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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence, some sexual content and drug material | See all certifications »

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26 November 2008 (USA)  »

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The Transporter 3  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,063,452 (USA) (30 November 2008)

Gross:

$31,715,062 (USA)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

At the beginning two men open a shipping container, the contents of it are too hard to see in the dark so they switch a fluorescent light on mounted in the ceiling of the container which generally don't include electricity. See more »

Quotes

Inspector Tarconi: It's a good thing that we French have such a highly developed sense of humor.
Frank Martin: With all due respect, the French think that Jerry Lewis is a genius.
Inspector Tarconi: Jerry Lewis is a genius.
Frank Martin: Dean was the genius.
Inspector Tarconi: No. Dean just stood there with a drink and a cigarette.
Frank Martin: My point exactly. Anyone can fall down and get a laugh. But how many people can do it standing still with a drink and a cigarette?
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Soundtracks

I Wanna Be Your Dog
Written by David Alexander, Scott Asheton, Ron Asheton (as Ronald Asheton),
Iggy Pop (as James Osterberg)
Performed by The Stooges
(c) Stooge Staffel Music, administrated by Bug Music Inc. for the United States
With Courtesy of French Friend Music Publishing
(c) 1969 Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp
With Courtesy of Warner Chappell Music France
(p) 1969 Elektra / Asylum Records for the United States and WEA International for the world outside of the United States
With Courtesy of Warner Music France, a Warner Music Group Company
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Entertaining Action Movie
21 November 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

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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