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Fast & Furious (2009)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 3 April 2009 (USA)
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Brian O'Conner, now working for the FBI in LA, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.

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Heading back to the streets where it all began, two men rejoin two women to blast muscle, tuner and exotic cars across Los Angeles and floor through the Mexican desert. When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Connor. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver him. And from convoy heists to precision tunnel crawls across international lines, two men will find the best way to get revenge: push the limits of what's possible behind the wheel. Written by Universal Studios

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New Model. Original Parts.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for for intense sequences of violence and action, some sexual content, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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3 April 2009 (USA)  »

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Fast & Furious 4  »

Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$70,950,500 (USA) (3 April 2009)

Gross:

$155,022,220 (USA) (26 June 2009)
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Trivia

The Fast and Furious and X-Men franchises have often released the same installments of a franchise in the same year. X2 and 2 Fast 2 Furious were both released in 2003, X-Men: The Last Stand and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift were both released in 2006, X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Fast and Furious were both released in 2009, X-Men: First Class and Fast Five were both released in 2011 and The Wolverine and Fast and Furious 6 were released in 2013. Furious 7 was set to be released in 2014, the same year as X-Men: Days of Future Past, however it then was pushed to 2015 after Paul Walker's death. See more »

Goofs

When O'Conner is racing with Dom to see who gets the spot for Braga, in the final part of the race a car falls of a bridge and lands in front of Brian's car with the font part of the car into the ground. With that speed the car would have fallen a bit further. and between two narrow shots, the car while falling changes it's position relative to the bridge. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dominic Toretto: [on a walkie-talkie] All right, we're good to go.
Dominic Toretto: [to Letty] You got this?
Letty: You bet your ass, papa. Let's make some money!
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Crazy Credits

The end credits shows, an animated version of the beginning of Dominic's escape from Jail. See more »

Connections

Follows 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Boom Boom
Written by A.B. Quintanilla (as A.B. Quintanilla III), Luis Carlos Giraldo, Cruz Martinez
Performed by A.B. Quintanilla III y Los Kumbia Kings
Courtesy of EMI Televisa Music
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Furiously Dangerous
15 February 2013 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

This might bring the audience a lot of questions about the return of the characters Brian O'Connor and specially Han Seoul-Oh after the events in The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift. Fast & Furious is the sequel to the previous films 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), followed by The Fast And The Furious (2001) and the prequel to The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006).

What that made this Fast & Furious to be a better sequel than the 2003 film 2 Fast 2 Furious is that all the original casts return in this one. Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto, Paul Walker as Brian O'Connor, Jordana Brewster as Mia Toretto and Michelle Rodriguez as Leticia ''Letty'' Ortiz. The film also introduces new characters Fenix (Laz Alonso), Omar (Don Omar), Leo Tego (Tego Calderon), Cara Mirtha (Mirtha Michelle) and Campos (John Ortiz). Sung Kang who played Han Seoul-Oh in Tokyo Drift has also made a special appearance. We can briefly say that this is the direct sequel to the 2001 film. It begins from where it ended.

The film focuses mostly on swag, sex appeal, action, hunt and most importantly on the American Muscle cars. Why the film holds my attention is because the film promises on what is says in it's title: Fast & Furious. It's definitely more fast and more furious than the original one.

It has passed 8 years since the last time Vin Diesel portrayed the character Dominic Toretto. He has pumped up his body and fits perfectly to be the legend of street racing. Paul Walker who portrayed Brian O'Connor is still phenomenal as he has always been in the previous Fast & Furious films. Laz Alonso and John Ortiz have lived up in their roles.

Overall this is a perfect Saturday-night movie. If you want to see the classics in action then Fast & Furious is definitely the one you do not want to miss!


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