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The Transporter

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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:
7631
genre:
ActionAdventure, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a C

For a movie about an ex-military tough guy who makes a living carting anything anywhere, very little of The Transporter takes place behind the wheel. Instead, we get to see lots of Hong Kong-style wire-fu, lots of bullets riddling houses on the French Riviera, and lots of a shirtless Jason Statham alternating between his two looks: grizzled-angry and grizzled-smirky. The film plays like a melange of every Jean-Claude Van Damme movie, albeit one with the gall to lift its ending right from ”Raiders of the Lost Ark”’s over-under truck chase. In short, this is a decent, diverting action flick only if you’ve never seen an action flick before.

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