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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 16 June 2006 (USA)
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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 overview, first billed only:
Damien Marzette ...
High School Security Guard (as Damien Marzett)
Trula M. Marcus ...
American Math Teacher (as Trula Marcus)
Clay (as Zachery Bryan)
Clay's Buddy #1
Clay's Buddy #2
Clay's Buddy #3
Cheerleader #1 (as Amber Stevens)
Ashika Gogna ...
Cheerleader #2
Christian Salazar ...
Chubby Hispanic Kid
Kevin Caira ...
Auto Shop Bully #1
Trey Sanford ...
Auto Shop Bully #2 (as Julius Trey Sanford)
Danny Ray McDonald II ...
Auto Shop Bully #3


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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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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Release Date:

16 June 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Fast and the Furious 3  »

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Box Office


$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,813,359 (UK) (16 June 2006)


$62,494,975 (USA) (1 September 2006)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Han's VeilSide RX-7 driven by Han was a special show car crowned "Best of Show 2005" at Tokyo Auto Salon. It was reportedly worth $150,000; the custom leather interior alone cost $20,000. Universal bought the car for $50,000, then repainted the inside and outside. See more »


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User Reviews

Decent, Hardly any substance, But Sometime to watch :D
1 August 2006 | by (United States,Houston) – See all my reviews

What can I say about this movie that many haven't already noted? Well first of all I saw this movie twice, and probably shouldn't have. The cinematography was phenomenal and the racing sequences were jaw dropping. Unfortunately, this movie lacks substance. The storyline was really iffy and probably not likely to happen and the acting was a little shaky.

But thats not the reason why everyone goes to watch this movie. We all go to see the cars and the girls which fortunately delivers. Beautiful cars, beautiful ladies and beautiful scenery and destructive driving is never in short supply in this genre and the scenery of Japan is just breathtaking. All in all, just a movie you'll want to see with the boys.

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