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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  »

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$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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

Released the same year as The Final Destination (2009), the fourth film in another series, whose title is also almost identical to the tile of the first film, omitting any number or subtitle. Coincidentally the second, third and fifth films of both series have also been released in the same years. See more »

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David Park's car is described as a '98 Nissan 240 with illegal mods', which would make it an "s14". Though it is actually a Nissan Silvia S15. S15's were never produced for North America, while S14s were, which would mean it was imported from Japan. The body lines on the rear quarter panels, front end (headlights, fenders, etc.), and taillights prove it's an S15. It's also right-hand drive. See more »

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[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 »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Zac Efron/Yeah Yeah Yeahs (2009) See more »

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Crank Up The Testosterone
19 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of these 107-minute testosterone movies guys crave every once in awhile, some more than others. Being a somewhat-old guy, I don't look as these as often anymore but every once in awhile it's fun to kick back and just watch fast cars, loose women, wild action and fairly-brainless film.

There isn't much of a plot but my guess is people who are fans of this film series don't care. Just give us the above - muscle cars, macho men, sexy babes and a few great chase scenes - and that's all that is asked. I thought the best scene was the first one, a chase down mountain in the Dominican Republic. That was like a James Bond opening scene: a real attention-getter.

After that, you get the normal F&F material, which glamorizes things that shouldn't be (racing through crowded streets, etc.) but also has the "good" guys going to capture a drug lord from Mexico.....and a lot of punks along the way. They all sneer and have a lot of tattoos.

I've only seen this one and the first in the series but from what I read here, I've seen the two best of the four Fast & Furious films. Vin Diesel helps make them a notch above the others, I suspect. He's always interesting as "Dom Toretto" and his character is the most credible.


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