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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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Also Known As:

Racer X  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,089,015, 24 June 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$144,533,925, 4 November 2001

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$207,283,925, 4 November 2001
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Trivia

The car Leon drives is a Nissan Skyline R33, which is not available in the United States and must be imported straight from Japan. See more »

Goofs

At the house party after Brian walks upstairs to use the bathroom, Vince approaches Dom and we see Dom already sitting down rubbing the top of his head. A few seconds later we see Dom sit down and start rubbing his head. See more »

Quotes

Dom: [looking at the junked Toyota Supra being hauled in] I said a ten-second car, not a ten-minute car.
Jesse: You could push this across the finish line, or tow it.
Dom: You couldn't even tow that across the finish line.
Brian: No faith.
Dom: I have faith in you, but this isn't a junkyard. This is a garage.
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Crazy Credits

On some prints, after the credits, there is a brief epilogue showing Dominic's fate. He is shown, driving alone in a red Chevelle with black racing stripes, on a desolate road by the coast in Baja, Mexico. He narrates about his life 'I live my life quarter a mile at a time ...'. See more »


Soundtracks

Rollin' (Urban Assault Vehicle)
Written by Fred Durst, DMX (as Earl Simmons), Method Man (as Clifford Smith),
Redman (as Reggie Noble), Swizz Beatz (as Kaseem Dean)
Performed by Limp Bizkit featuring DMX, Redman and Method Man
Limp Bizkit appears courtesy of Interscope Records
DMX appears courtesy of Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
Redman appears courtesy of Def Jam
Method Man appears courtesy of Def Jam
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If you haven't seen it, you live under a rock
11 April 2012 | by See all my reviews

This movie has by far the best acting in any racing movie I've ever seen. Vin Diesel plays his role extremely well in this film as well as Paul Walker (Brian Spilner) who acts as an undercover cop trying to bust Dominic and his street racing gang. This movie also has some of the best cars and probably the most cars I've seen in a street racing film. In almost every scene there's cars. The film takes a dramatic turn in the end which gives you a rush and thrill as if you were actually in the movie. All in all, I think this movie is perfect for any racing fan or car enthusiast however, it's also extremely entertaining and I think anyone would enjoy this movie.


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