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2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

 -  Action | Crime  -  6 June 2003 (USA)
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Brian O'Conner and childhood friend Roman Pearce are re-united by the FBI to bring down a Miami drug exporter in exchange for clear records.

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Former cop Brian O'Conner who teams up with his ex-con pal Roman Pearce to transport a shipment of 'dirty' money for shady Miami-based import-export dealer Carter Verone, while actually working with undercover agent Monica Fuentes to bring Verone down. Written by rupekooner

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Rated PG-13 for street racing, violence, language and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$76,000,000 (estimated)

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$94,105 (Hong Kong) (19 September 2003)

Gross:

$204,052 (Hong Kong) (10 October 2003)
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Most of the cars were heavily reinforced with roll cages for the bridge jump. However, the roll cage would have been all too obvious in the convertible S2000. So, the stunt crew rigged up a remote control version for the jump with a dummy in the driver's seat. See more »

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When Brian and Rome are sitting at the table with Carter after Brian and Rome win the tryout race Carter opens the package Brian and Rome retrieved from the impound lot. It is a cigar and he cuts and lights it. The next shot shows the cigar with a large amount of ash already built up, more than could have been smoked that fast. See more »

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[first lines]
Tej: Yo, Jimmy, man, give me the status. Tell me we good.
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Dumb Action Movie That's Enjoyable
2 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

2 Fast 2 Furious lives up to its title and delivers some very cool scenes. Brian O'Connor {Paul Walker}, now a disgraced cop, fell victim to it--and now he's paying the price. As far as his bosses and the FBI brass are concerned, the hothead undercover officer threw one of their largest investigations ever. After losing his badge and any chance of redemption along with it, O'Connor is given one last chance when the feds in Miami need his help to collar Carter Verone, a flashy businessman whose using his import/export business as a cover for an international money laundering cartel. Brian isn't alone though as he has his old friend Roman Pearce {Tyrese} and undercover agent Monica Fuentes{ Eva Mendes} to help him out. The plot may sound bad and if you can't look past it then this isn't the film for you. This film is only worth watching if there are exciting action scenes. For the most part, the film doesn't disappoint in that category but the rest of the film isn't very strong. The acting is bad, worse then the original even. Paul Walker doesn't have enough charisma to be a lead and he also doesn't have much talent. Eva Mendes does an okay job and she is probably the best actress in this film. Tyrese should stick to modeling as his acting is very poor. Ludicrous may have top billing but he isn't in the film very much. Cole Hauser does an average job of playing a bad guy. He isn't about to set the world on fire but his performance isn't terrible either. John Singleton directs and does a better job then Rob Cohen did yet the film is still lacking in a good story. 2 Fast 2 Furious is a sequel in the loosest definition of the word. Only one star returns, there's a new director, actors, producers etc. It doesn't really matter though as the cars are the real stars. The cars in this film are pretty cool and look really nice. This film is of course very unrealistic as some of the stunts break the laws of gravity. The running time is 107 minutes though sometimes the film seems longer. A lot of people were complaining that Vin wasn't in this one. I'm kind of glad though as he wasn't that impressive in the original. Is this one better then the original? I liked it more as it wasn't as boring as the original. In the end, this film has plenty of action to deliver but not much in the story or the acting which brings it down. Rating 6/10, above average action flick.


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