This is a short film which is a prequel to Fast and Furious involving the fugitive ex-convict Dom assembling his crew in the Dominican Republic to plan a hijacking of a road train gasoline tanker truck.
Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery and not let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective.
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
As thrilling as the first movie, but w/ dramatic, original plot, AND: THE ORIGINAL PLAYERS are back!!
Fourth in a franchise- wow. What are the chances that sequels ever amount to squat? (maybe 50/50). Although the first movie was all about cars, booze, and women (but a GREAT movie w/ a kick-ass cast); the second movie had basically the same plot, but with new characters- also a good watch though; Tokyo Drift started to show weakness, and what I thought would be the end of the run. Well, here comes Fast and Furious- fourth of the franchise, and I had doubts: The movie starts with the thrilling action right away (as did the first), but takes a turn in a different direction. The main key, was getting all of THE original players back. Then, adding a new twist: BIG emotional issues (like tissue-box). This was not about car racing (muscle cars, big engines)- although enough to enjoy, but instead, this time the movie focuses more on revenge, broken hearts, and dramatic scenes- as opposed to racing for money/titles, fighting, and general b.s.. The turn-around of events in this movie, is what made it THE best of the "four"- in my opinion. The producers HAD to make SOME kind of changes, or the franchise would surely go out on a very sour note. If you just want fast cars, nitro boosts, and fast women, skip this one. But if you're ready for some original scripting, and having your heartstrings tugged,watch it! I give this movie a 10! Also,it's been 5 years since Dom and Brian hooked up- the maturity really shows on both sides. (And there are some really cool new "bad" guys, too!)Will there be a fifth?.....???????
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