History YMMV / TheTransporter

8th Apr '18 1:17:57 PM ACW
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* CompleteMonster: [[AgentPeacock Darren "Wall Street" Bettencourt]] is a smug dandy and wealthy businessman who doubles as a human trafficker. Working to deliver a load of 400 Chinese charges into the French Mediterranean to [[SlaveryIsASpecialKindOfEvil sell the lot of them as slaves]], Wall Street attempts to have the titular transporter, Frank Martin, killed after he clues into his scheme and finds the daughter of his associate Mr. Kwai. Murdering one of his own men in the hospital to [[HeKnowsTooMuch keep him from talking]] and having Frank's own house blown up to kill him, Wall Street uses his own position to frame Frank when he's finally cornered and smugly inform him five of the charges died on the way to France before knocking Frank out.

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** ''The Transporter'':
[[AgentPeacock Darren "Wall Street" Bettencourt]] is a smug dandy and wealthy businessman who doubles as a human trafficker. Working to deliver a load of 400 Chinese charges into the French Mediterranean to [[SlaveryIsASpecialKindOfEvil sell the lot of them as slaves]], Wall Street attempts to have the titular transporter, Frank Martin, killed after he clues into his scheme and finds the daughter of his associate Mr. Kwai. Murdering one of his own men in the hospital to [[HeKnowsTooMuch keep him from talking]] and having Frank's own house blown up to kill him, Wall Street uses his own position to frame Frank when he's finally cornered cornered, and smugly inform informs him five of the charges died on the way to France before knocking Frank out.out.
** ''The Transporter: Refueled'': [[BigBad Arkady Karasov]] is the leader of the Russian sex trafficking ring Le Coeur Brisé ("the Broken Heart)". [[EstablishingCharacterMoment Introduced]] mowing down a street corner of pimps and thugs to take over their territory for himself, Karasov then begins implementing his own prostitution ring throughout the world, forcing women to do his bidding under threat of violence and death. Karasov deals in girls as young as twelve, and is also known to take girls for himself as his personal {{sex slave}}s. After his partners turn on him due to one of his former prostitutes, Anna, ruining his reputation, Karasov guns down several of his associates and attempts to kidnap Anna and brutally punish her for all the trouble she caused him.



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!!The TV Series
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** Basem Al-Harazi, from "Beacon of Hope", is a ruthless African warlord who cuts into the relief efforts of aid worker Zac Preston, buying off supplies he intends to use a for orphaned children he's taking care of. When Zac starts to defy him, Al-Harazi furiously tries to pinpoint his location, prying Zac's location out of a local man by shooting his friend dead and later murdering the man himself. Out of spite for Zac's defiance of him, Al-Harazi intends to murder Zac and [[WouldHurtAChild every single one of the children]] he's taking care of, brutally torturing Frank Martin when he learns he's allied with Zac and even threatening to personally blow out the brains of one of the children to make him talk.
** [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Anatole Reichenberg]], from ''Euphro'', is a [[VillainWithGoodPublicity seemingly-benevolent]], charitable pharmaceutical head who in reality is a {{greed}}y sociopath who sells deliberately faulty medicine to hospitals to rake in the cash, regardless of the many sick children who start dying from his fake medicine. Anatole enforces police brutality and keeps the head of the police in his pocket by quietly threatening the man's pregnant wife, and later plans to send out a massive shipment of his fake medicine, causing untold death, all for the purpose of lining his pockets. When Frank Martin tries to stop him, Anatole takes two of his friends hostage and smugly dares Martin into shooting him, fully believing himself to be above any consequence for his monstrous actions.
** Gary Landsman, from "Sex, Lies and Videotape", is a hedonistic film director who sets up his own prostitution ring in Prague to make more money. Buying or otherwise kidnapping women, even teenage girls, to force them into sexual slavery, Landsman callously murders any who try to escape his clutches. As prostitution is legal in Prague, Landsman uses his prostitutes to seduce politicians and wealthy businessmen, secretly videotapes their encounter, then uses it to blackmail the clients into making sure no new laws prohibiting prostitution are enacted.
** Louis Tien, from "Chimera", is a drug dealing crime lord who graduates to [[ArmsDealer arms dealing]] when he discovers the formula for a deadly [[SyntheticPlague biovirus]]. After murdering his lab head when the man refused to assist him, Tien forces the man's son Lim to create the biovirus--dubbed Chimera--for Tien, constantly mocking him about his father's death. Proudly proclaiming that Chimera will be able to wipe out Chicago in mere minutes, Tien plans to sell it to the insane extremist Blake, knowing he will use it to wipe out numerous cities and kill countless innocents, and only laughs at the fact that he'll be rich enough to continue his operations indefinitely.
10th Dec '17 6:23:58 PM Malady
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* HamAndCheese: Kate Nauta in ''TheTransporter 2''. It's pretty clear from her line delivery and facial expressions that once she read the script (which calls for her character, [[TheDragon Lola]], to spend half her screentime wearing a soaking-wet negligee, disheveled hair and runny eye makeup while dual-wielding pistols and gunning down all manner of individuals), she decided to take it as far as she could, and she looks to be the only person not to deliver the cornball material in a serious manner.

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* HamAndCheese: Kate Nauta in ''TheTransporter 2''.''Film/Transporter2''. It's pretty clear from her line delivery and facial expressions that once she read the script (which calls for her character, [[TheDragon Lola]], to spend half her screentime wearing a soaking-wet negligee, disheveled hair and runny eye makeup while dual-wielding pistols and gunning down all manner of individuals), she decided to take it as far as she could, and she looks to be the only person not to deliver the cornball material in a serious manner.
9th Oct '17 4:15:15 AM ACW
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* CompleteMonster: [[BigBad Darren "Wall Street" Bettencourt]] is a smug [[AgentPeacock dandy]] and wealthy businessman who doubles as a human trafficker. Working to deliver a load of 400 Chinese charges into the French Mediterranean to [[SlaveryIsASpecialKindOfEvil sell the lot of them as slaves]], Wall Street attempts to have the titular transporter, Frank Martin, killed after he clues into his scheme and finds the daughter of his associate Mr. Kwai. Murdering one of his own men in the hospital to [[HeKnowsTooMuch keep him from talking]] and having Frank's own house blown up to kill him, Wall Street uses his own position to frame Frank when he's finally cornered and smugly inform him five of the charges died on the way to France before knocking Frank out.

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* CompleteMonster: [[BigBad [[AgentPeacock Darren "Wall Street" Bettencourt]] is a smug [[AgentPeacock dandy]] dandy and wealthy businessman who doubles as a human trafficker. Working to deliver a load of 400 Chinese charges into the French Mediterranean to [[SlaveryIsASpecialKindOfEvil sell the lot of them as slaves]], Wall Street attempts to have the titular transporter, Frank Martin, killed after he clues into his scheme and finds the daughter of his associate Mr. Kwai. Murdering one of his own men in the hospital to [[HeKnowsTooMuch keep him from talking]] and having Frank's own house blown up to kill him, Wall Street uses his own position to frame Frank when he's finally cornered and smugly inform him five of the charges died on the way to France before knocking Frank out.
8th Oct '17 9:28:26 AM ACW
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*CompleteMonster: [[BigBad Darren "Wall Street" Bettencourt]] is a smug [[AgentPeacock dandy]] and wealthy businessman who doubles as a human trafficker. Working to deliver a load of 400 Chinese charges into the French Mediterranean to [[SlaveryIsASpecialKindOfEvil sell the lot of them as slaves]], Wall Street attempts to have the titular transporter, Frank Martin, killed after he clues into his scheme and finds the daughter of his associate Mr. Kwai. Murdering one of his own men in the hospital to [[HeKnowsTooMuch keep him from talking]] and having Frank's own house blown up to kill him, Wall Street uses his own position to frame Frank when he's finally cornered and smugly inform him five of the charges died on the way to France before knocking Frank out.
1st Feb '17 7:47:48 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* TheScrappy: Valentina from the third movie. She's easy on the eyes, surrounded by a [[BlackAndGrayMorality black and gray cast]], in a franchise with over-the-top villains and character flaws, and is supposed to be sympathetic. Standing out as obnoxious under those circumstances is something of an accomplishment.



* TheScrappy: Valentina from the third movie. She's easy on the eyes, surrounded by a [[BlackAndGrayMorality black and gray cast]], in a franchise with over-the-top villains and character flaws, and is supposed to be sympathetic. Standing out as obnoxious under those circumstances is something of an accomplishment.
1st Feb '17 7:47:16 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome: Pretty much all of the fights form the first movie, the bus station one in particular. In the second movie, he kills eleven {{Mooks}} with a ''firehose''! Dry firehose, by the way.
** How about how Frank turns the tables on the BigBad in part 3 with the exploding bracelet?



* SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome: Pretty much all of the fights form the first movie, the bus station one in particular. In the second movie, he kills eleven {{Mooks}} with a ''firehose''! Dry firehose, by the way.
** How about how Frank turns the tables on the BigBad in part 3 with the exploding bracelet?
24th Aug '16 4:36:50 PM Dancedom
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* RomanticPlotTumor: Frank and Audrey in part 2.
23rd Aug '16 1:32:17 PM ThatsNotFroot
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* {{Sequelitis}}: While some people will argue that the second film is just as good as (if not better than) the first one, while the third film does have it's moments, most people say it's not up to par with the first two. The fourth movie was hit hard by this trope though, with both critics and fans panning it for lacking the charm of the earlier entries, and the lack of Jason Statham.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: While some people will argue that the second film is just as good as (if not better than) the first one, while the third film does have it's moments, most people would say it's not the third is up to par with the first two.previous two, though it does have its moments. The fourth movie was hit hard by this trope though, with both critics and fans panning it for lacking the charm of the earlier entries, and the lack of Jason Statham.
3rd May '16 12:23:09 AM CharlesPhipps
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* ReplacementScrappy: A DownplayedTrope example. Ed Skrien is not Frank Martin as far as the Transporter fanbase is concerned but no one really has anything bad to say about his performance. It's more a case of a HardActToFollow and OvershadowedByAwesome.

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* ReplacementScrappy: A DownplayedTrope example. Ed Skrien Skrein is not Frank Martin as far as the Transporter fanbase is concerned but no one really has anything bad to say about his performance. It's more a case of a HardActToFollow ToughActToFollow and OvershadowedByAwesome.
3rd May '16 12:22:06 AM CharlesPhipps
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* ReplacementScrappy: A DownplayedTrope example. Ed Skrien is not Frank Martin as far as the Transporter fanbase is concerned but no one really has anything bad to say about his performance. It's more a case of a HardActToFollow and OvershadowedByAwesome.
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