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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Romance | 16 June 2006 (USA)
A teenager becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.

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Cast

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Damien Marzette ...
High School Security Guard (as Damien Marzett)
Trula M. Marcus ...
American Math Teacher (as Trula Marcus)
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Clay (as Zachery Bryan)
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Clay's Buddy #1
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Clay's Buddy #2
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Clay's Buddy #3
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Cheerleader #1 (as Amber Stevens)
Ashika Gogna ...
Cheerleader #2
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Chubby Hispanic Kid
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Trey Sanford ...
Auto Shop Bully #2 (as Julius Trey Sanford)
Danny Ray McDonald II ...
Auto Shop Bully #3
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Cindy - Clay's Girlfriend
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Storyline

An American teenager named Sean Boswell is a loner in school, however he challenges his rival for an illegal street racing, and he totals his car in the end of the race. To avoid time in prison he is sent to Tokyo to live with his father who is in the military. As soon as he arrives he discovers a new, fun but dangerous way of street racing in the underworld of the streets of Tokyo, Japan. Written by Emphinix

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On the streets of Tokyo, speed needs no translation... See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for reckless and illegal behavior involving teens, violence, language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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16 June 2006 (USA)  »

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The Fast and the Furious 3  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,813,359 (UK) (16 June 2006)

Gross:

$62,494,975 (USA) (1 September 2006)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Vin Diesel: as Dominic Toretto, driving "Hammer," a 1970 Plymouth Road Runner built by Steve Strope of Pure Vision Design in Simi Valley, California. Construction of the car was followed on the TLC series "Rides", and the car was featured in Hot Rod Magazine. The cameo was a last minute re-shoot after primary filming was completed, and cast at the suggestion of Hot Rod Magazine's editor. See more »

Goofs

During the chase, Han is t-boned at an intersection. The camera will show the car getting hit near the rear end then beginning to slide around but when the angle changes, the car gets hoisted in the air like it was hit by a forklift. Also, when the angle changes, the left side of Han's car comes apart like a paper bag while the car is being hoisted in the air even though he was hit on the right side... That's impossible. See more »

Quotes

Han: Life's simple, you make choices and you don't look back.
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Connections

Followed by The Fate of the Furious (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

She Wants to Move
(DFA Remix)
Written by Pharrell Williams (as Pharrell L. Williams), Chad Hugo
Performed by N.E.R.D.
Courtesy of Virgin Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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i really liked this movie, it was really cool all the drifting and life in Tokyo.
13 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

This movie I really enjoyed. I've seen The Fast and The Furious a number of times, along with 2 Fast 2 Furious and so far this is the movie in the series that I most enjoyed. First of all, it introduced a relatively new racing style called drifting, and it featured new actors, not the same main character in Paul Walker. I found it cool that Bow Wow was in it, though I don't think he's the best actor ever. I found it cool that most of the movie was filmed on-site in Tokyo, Japan, though a few scenes were shot in L.A. in the Japanese part of the city. I liked the plot and the storyline and nothing at all in this movie was confusing. It was all understandable, and there were never any loose strings in any part. I'm liking the Fast and the Furious movies more and more and I can't wait until they make another one (hopefully)!!!! 10/10!!! with a bonus mark!


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