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Jason Statham is The Transporter.

  • Aug 8, 2009
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The Transporter was a fun action film that was directed by Jet Li's fight director Corey Yuen and it starred Jason Statham. Jason stars as Frank Martin. He's a hired gin who does driving jobs for a hefty fee. For his services he'll use his superb driving skills to get his paying customers out of a jam. He asks no questions and needs precise instruction in order to perfectly time his getaways. His number one rule is to never ask questions. One day he takes a gig from a sleazy and shady man named Betancourt (Matt Schulze). Instead of delivering the goods, he breaks his number one rule and peeks inside the package...

A fun action film filled with bone breaking action and wild stunts. People have unfairly slammed this movie for being unrealistic. What do you expect? The action scenes are performed too flamboyant and stylized you'll have to suspend belief. It's one of those movies that doesn't throw in realism all of a sudden to make the movie more interesting. Jason Statham is pretty cool as well as the Transporter and he seems legit, not another tough guy phony. HE looks like he can knock the tar out of you in a real fight. Co-stars Shu Qi as the "package".

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Shu Qi spoke her English dialog phonetically.

Corey Yuen directed all of the action scenes.

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Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Release Date: October 11, 2002
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Screen Writer: Robert Mark Kamen
Runtime: 1hr 32min
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