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Transporter, The
Special Delivery Edition
Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 101 (Oct 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

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

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: 5
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Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
This Special Delivery Edition includes audio commentary by actor Jason Statham and producer Steven Chasman; two featurettes: the 35-minute Behind The Scenes...The Transporter and the 12-minute Making Of The Transporter Original Version, a storyboard-to-film comparison, three extended fight sequences with optional commentary, and trailers. The Inside Look takes you to a trailer and 10-minute featurette promoting The Transporter 2. There are also up-front previews and anti-piracy ad.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 2230366
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Violent sequences and some sensuality
(Retail Price): $19.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(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): 08/30/05
(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:
As with the previously released DVD, this new anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD picture is generally sharp and detailed (but pales in comparison to the D-VHS

Well crafted sonics completely permeate the soundspace in both the Dolby