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The Transporter Details


An outlaw finds his life becoming all the more dangerous when he turns against a gang of criminals in this action drama. Frank Martin (Jason Statham) is a former Special Forces officer who lives on the French Mediterranean and has a lucrative second career as a underworld courier for hire. Martin will deliver anything anywhere, but he has three iron-clad rules - once the plan is in motion it cannot be changed, neither he nor his customers are to ever use their real names, and under no circumstances will he open the package. Martin is hired to make a delivery to a wealthy but unscrupulous American known as Wall Street (Matt Schulze), but after taking possession of the package he realizes that whatever is inside happens to be alive. Breaking his own rule, Martin opens the bag to discover a beautiful Asian woman, Lai (Shu Qi), who is bound and gagged. Lai briefly escapes, but Martin captures her, and delivers her to Wall Street as promised. However, after being given a parcel to deliver by Wall Street, Martin finds out what Wall Street is up to - in partnership with Lai's father Mr. Kwai (Ric Young), Wall Street is part of a scheme to smuggle Asian illegal aliens into France. Martin's conscience gets the better of him, and he sets out to rescue Lai and put Wall Street and Mr. Kwai out of business; however, as if this wasn't enough of a challenge, Martin discovers a French detective, Tarconi (Francois Berleand) has gotten wind of his illegal business. The Transporter was the first English-language feature for Hong Kong-based director Corey Yuen, who along with directing a number of HK action flicks designed fight choreography for several American films. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:January 17, 2003


Corey Yuen
Steven Chasman
Luc Besson
Luc Besson
Robert Mark Kamen
Pierre Morel
Stanley Clarke
Composer (Music Score)
Nicolas Trembasiewicz
Hugues Tissandier
Production Designer
Martine Rapin
Costume Designer
Didier Lozahic
Sound/Sound Designer
Ken Yasumoto
Sound/Sound Designer
Francois-Joseph Hors
Sound/Sound Designer
Christophe Cheysson
First Assistant Director
Vincent Tulli
Sound Editor
Louis Leterrier
Artistic Director
Corey Yuen
Action Director
Philippe Guegan
Stunts Coordinator
Bruno Privat
Additional Cinematography
Michel Julienne
Stunts Coordinator