A former Special Forces operative (Jason Statham) springs into action to save the kidnapped son of an anti-drug czar.
" Even with so few requirements, Transporter 2 runs on empty. "
" "Transporter 2" is cheap, shiny, indefensible junk, a Hot Wheels hot rod encased in a glossy plastic blister pack. But come on -- you know you want it. "
" Dismiss notions of plausibility or character development, as these criteria don't apply to the worth of a car-chase, martial-arts-driven extravaganza that follows the successful recipe established in The Transporter (2002). "
" Statham isn't the best thing in Transporter 2; he's essentially the only thing. "
" Besson doesn't fiddle with the first movie's formula -- impossible car chases punctuated by impossible martial arts sequences. "
" The film is too empty-headed to convey any real sense of peril, yet isn't absurd enough to be appreciated as black comedy. It leaves you feeling distracted, not transported. "
" Transporter 2 is, like the original, loaded with action fun. "
" In terms of raw, heart-thumping action, The Transporter 2 out-Bonds Bond. "
" Careens wildly off course before finally running out of gas. "
" Although not without its entertaining moments, the result is so over the top that we'll never again be able to look at Denzel Washington and Dakota Fanning's identical setup in Man on Fire without chortling. "
" The Transporter 2 is good trash, the sort of loud bang-bang flick that's so over-the-top you buy it with a laugh. "
" With cartoon villains and cartoon victims all the lane-changing, gear-shifting, and wrong-way-on-the-freeway driving seems like a meaningless waste of time. "
" An otherwise cruddy-looking assemblage of action-sequel cliches that benefits from Frank's dry-cleaned monosyllabic intensity but suffers from just about everything else. "
" In essence, it's more of the same. "
" Transporter 2 is franchise hackwork, easily dismissed but adequately enjoyable. "
" There is absolutely nothing subtle about "Transporter 2." But if you like your action movies to be ACTION movies, this one is fast-paced, unapologetic escapism. "
" If you can get past the impossibilities -- and we know it's a lot to ask -- Transporter 2 is a fun time at the movies. "
" Like a cross between Man on Fire and Bad Boys 2, this demolition derby delivers eye-popping action sequences that would make even the Roadrunner roll his eyes in disbelief. "
" Transporter 2 is faster than a speeding jet ski, more powerful than a hidden motive and cheesier than a Camembert factory. "
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