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Transporter 2 (2005)

PG-13 | | Action, Thriller | 2 September 2005 (USA)
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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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Louis Leterrier

Writers:

Luc Besson (characters), Robert Mark Kamen (characters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Statham ... Frank Martin
Alessandro Gassmann ... Gianni Chellini (as Alessandro Gassman)
Amber Valletta ... Audrey Billings
Kate Nauta ... Lola
Matthew Modine ... Jefferson Billings
Jason Flemyng ... Dimitri
Keith David ... Stappleton
Hunter Clary ... Jack Billings
Shannon Briggs ... Max
François Berléand ... Inspector Tarconi
Raymond Tong Raymond Tong ... Rastaman
George Kapetan George Kapetan ... Dr. Sonovitch
Jeff Chase ... Vasily
Gregg Weiner Gregg Weiner ... Tipov
Gregg Davis Gregg Davis ... Techie at Billings
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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}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Best In The Business Is Back In The Game.

Genres:

Action | 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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Country:

France | USA | Germany

Language:

English | French | Italian

Release Date:

2 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A szállító 2. See more »

Filming Locations:

Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,540,720, 4 September 2005

Gross USA:

$43,095,856

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,167,639
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The pistol used in the private jet towards the end is a Walther P99. See more »

Goofs

During the fight with the fire hose, Frank throws the hose at the guy going up the stairs and you can see the hose wrap once around the escaping bad guys right ankle. When Frank pulls on the hose and drags the villain down the stairs, the hose now has a knot in it to keep the hose wrapped on his leg. When the villain gets to the bottom of the steps, the knot is gone and the hose is once again just wrapped once around his leg. See more »

Quotes

Audrey Billings: You said if I needed anything...
Frank Martin: I can't.
Audrey Billings: Why, because of who I am?
Frank Martin: Because of who *I* am.
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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 »

Alternate Versions

US version was edited for violence (the scene where Frank fights with an iron bar, digital removal of blood) and sexuality (shots of Kate Nauta's naked butt, digital retouching of shots where you could see her nipples) to secure a more commercial PG-13 rating. This version is ca. 25 seconds shorter. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hart of Dixie: Hairdos & Holidays (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Cells
Performed by The Servant
(Dan Black / Dan Black)
(c) Famous Music Corporation
(p) 2003 Prolifica Recordings Ltd.
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Action, explosions, total disregard for physics. EXCELLENT.
3 September 2005 | by ZawalickSee 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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