Rules are made to be broken.
In the Luc Besson production The Transporter, Frank Martin (Jason Statham) is
an ex-U.S. Special Forces operative now making a lucrative living as a no
questions asked courier in France. He's a professional who plays by his own set
of rules – never change the deal, no names, and never look in the package.
However, on one job he opens a holdall to discover a young Asian woman
languishing inside (Shu Qi).
Soon he has uncovered a nasty plan to smuggle Chinese migrant workers into
France, he's dodging heat-seeking missiles and performing hand to hand combat
with any number of goons and assorted tough guys
- " Mainly succeeds in being unintentionally hilarious – which oddly
adds entertainment value the creators couldn't have planned for. " –
- " More than a decade later, no action series has quite managed to
capture its blend of silky smooth action thanks to Statham's turn as the
debonair hero for the new generation. " –
- " Pure popcorn pleasure for older teens and up. " –