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Transporter, The
Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 72 (May 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Jason Statham, Shu Qi, Francois Berleand, Matt Schulze & Ric Young

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
Special features on the two-sided DVD include audio commentary by actor Jason Statham and producer Steven Chasman, three extended fight sequences with optional commentary by Statham, Chasman, and director Corey Yuen; and a 12-minute making-of featurette found on the fullscreen side of the DVD.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 2007444
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Violent sequences and some sensuality
(Retail Price): $27.98
(DVD Type): Dual Side, Single Layer (DVD10)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 92
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2002
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 04/15/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Cory Yuen
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Frank Martin (Statham) is "The Transporter," and he's very good and very discreet doing what he does. After being hired to make a delivery to a client known as Wall Street (Schulze), Frank breaks one of his rules

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits a picture that is generally sharp and detailed, though a greater amount of detail is apparent on the D-VHS D-Theater

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