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The Fast and the Furious (2001)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 22 June 2001 (USA)
Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Connor must decide where his loyalty really lies when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.

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Storyline

Los Angeles street racer Dominic Toretto falls under the suspicion of the LAPD as a string of high-speed electronics truck robberies rocks the area. Brian O'Connor, an officer of the LAPD, joins the ranks of Toretto's highly skilled racing crew undercover to convict Toretto. However, O'Connor finds himself both enamored with this new world and in love with Toretto's sister, Mia. As a rival racing crew gains strength, O'Connor must decide where his loyalty really lies. Written by rball4042; Car7

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When the sun goes down, Another world comes to life See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Racer X  »

Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$40,089,015 (USA) (24 June 2001)

Gross:

$144,533,925 (USA) (4 November 2001)
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Trivia

Only one other classic Mopar was used for the film besides Torreto's Dodge Charger. A 1969 Roadrunner featured during the Rave party the night before the Race Wars. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny Tran shoots and destroys the Green Eclipse, after it catches fire, you can clearly see with a camera change, the Eclipse is changed out from a 1997-1999 styled Eclipse (all the main Eclipses in the movie have the 1997-1999 styled headlamps) to an empty 1995-1996 Eclipse shell. Easiest way to tell us to watch the change in the style of the headlamps to the buldge and damaged front bumper on the drivers side . Also the rims are changed out before the car explodes. See more »

Quotes

Dom: [pointing to a picture] That's my dad. He was coming up in the pro-stock circuit. Last race of the season, he was coming into the final turn when a driver named Kenny Linder tapped his bumper and put him into the wall at a hundred and twenty miles an hour. I watched my father burn to death. I can still remember him screaming. The people who were there said my father died long before the tanks blew. They said it was me that was screaming.
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, the main players have their names listed next to a sketch of their cars. Both the sketches and names are the same colors as the cars. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Psych: Shawn and Gus in Drag (Racing) (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Superstar
Wtitten by Josey Scott
Performed by Saliva
Courtesy of Island Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Just a quick good game!
14 July 2001 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

Outstanding movie, makes me want to go out and sup up my car and race somebody. A definate see. I loved the fast cars, the high speed adrenalin, and some good lookin women. One of the best "car" movies i've seen yet.


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