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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

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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
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
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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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If You Ain't Outta Control, You Ain't In Control. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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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)  »

Also Known As:

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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Trivia

Sean's car is a Mitsubishi Evolution 8 with JDM front headlamps and rear taillamps to authenticate the setting of Tokyo, Japan. See more »

Goofs

When Han drives donuts around the two women in the Mitsubishi, his car stops such that if the women drive forward, they'll hit the rear/side of his RX-7, but in the next shot, his car is parallel to the women's. See more »

Quotes

Drift King: Do you know who I am, boy?
Shawn Boswell: You're like the Justin Timberlake of Japan.
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Referenced in Michael & Yossi: Rated or Dated: Sequels (2016) See more »

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Conteo
Written by Don Omar (as William Omar Landron), Josias De La Cruz
Performed by Don Omar
Courtesy of Machete Music
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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"The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" Changes Direction, but I Love It!
17 July 2015 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

I love the previous "Fast and Furious" films and Japan. When some guys make a film fusing "Fast and Furious" and Tokyo, I love it even more! Yes!

The third film in the franchise is a significant shift, as this feels like a spin off instead of a sequel. As Sean (Lucas Boswell) avoids jail time back in the US and moves to Japan, he finds himself in the underworld of drifting. He meets new friends Twinkie (Bow Wow) and Han (Sung Kang), a potential love interest Neela (Nathalie Kelley), and some guys who he may mess up with.

As a "Fast and Furious" film, expect what you expect: car sequences that you just love to watch and always thrill your soul. It's nice to see how Sean learns to drift, from crashing to stuff nearby until he finally learns the craft. I love how this film accurately captures the beauty Japan has to offer: the trees, the houses, the neon lights, the night skyline, everything! I like some romance in this movie, just the right amount of cheese. Haha! Drifting, a different way to race, is introduced in this film, so that's some addition. Some emotional scenes may get you, so watch out.

Want some good thrills? Then watch this and be satisfied!


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