Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.
EX LAPD cop Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) teams up with his ex-con friend Roman Pearce (Tyrese Gibson) and works with undercover U.S. Customs Service agent Monica Fuentes (Eva Mendes) to bring Miami-based drug lord Carter Verone (Cole Hauser) down. Written by
During filming, the transmissions for several of the cars had to be constantly rebuilt. These were sent out to a local shop in Miami named Alonso Transmission to be rebuilt and delivered back to the production crew who would then install them back into the vehicles themselves. Due to the production schedule, these had to be rebuilt on a very tight schedule, and the shop would sometimes have to work weekends and overnight to get them rebuilt in time. The large garage seen toward the end of the film was the actual working location the production company used to swap out transmissions once they received them back. Security was so tight at this facility that before being allowed in to deliver the transmissions, the shop representative was checked to make sure there were no recording devices and even had to surrender his cell phone. As of January 2016, Alonso Transmission still has a letter sent to them by the production company after filming had wrapped on display in their waiting area. The letterhead lists the movie title as "The Fast and the Furious 2." See more »
In the car chase towards the end of the film, Brian is wearing/not wearing his seatbelt between shots. See more »
Yo, Jimmy, man, give me the status. Tell me we good.
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The main ending credits (cast and main crew) are accompanied by a cgi movie featuring the main cars from the film racing through a city at night. See more »
A GREAT FUN flick, I am just here for the entertainment...
Fast cars, pretty girls, high speed chases, solid racing. What you were expecting maybe "Gone with the Wind"? This is a fun thing to watch suspend disbelief at the door and enjoy yourself for the time its on the screen. Reminded me a lot of classic car shows of the seventies(i. e. Starsky and Hutch, Dukes of Hazzard etc.) You want some serious drama go see something else. You want an entertaining 2 hours go see this.
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