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The Transporter

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Shu Qi, Jason Statham, ...
The Transporter: © 20th Century Fox

The Transporter

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
92 minutes
Wide Release Date:
10/11/02
performer:
Jason Statham, Francois Berleand, Matt Schulze, Qi Shu
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
Luc Besson
genre:
ActionAdventure, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a D+

An action thriller that boasts a United Nations cast and crew: French filmmaker Luc Besson (”La Femme Nikita”) wrote the screenplay; Hong Kong martial-arts choreographer Cory Yuen (”X-Men,” ”Romeo Must Die”) directs; and Britain’s answer to Bruce Willis (he’s a funny action hero who’s bald, okay?) Jason Statham stars. When it comes to the plot, though, it’s all-American: An ex-Special Forces commando-turned-mercenary is hired to kidnap the daughter of a Chinese crime lord. Translation? Expect beaucoup butt kicking.