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Fast & Furious (2009)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  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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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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Fast & Furious 4  »

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$85,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$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

In the beginning they unhook the gas trailers and reconnect them to a tow truck. Simply unhooking a tractor trailer and dragging it away would not work as the air line needs to be connected for the brakes to release. 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, bubba. Let's make some money!
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The end credits shows, an animated version of the beginning of Dominic's escape from Jail. See more »


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G-Stro
Written by Busta Rhymes (as Trevor Smith, Jr.), Pharrell Williams
Performed by Busta Rhymes
Produced by The Neptunes
Busta Rhymes appears courtesy of Flipmode/Universal Motown Records
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Back to where it started? Not quite!
24 May 2009 | by (Mauritius) – See all my reviews

Paul Walker and Vin Diesel together again - I was thinking this is going to be a walk down memory lane and relive the excitement of the first movie. Now the first movie was all about cars - you were cast into the world of street racers - for those who love cars, it was simply fan-tastic. The franchise of fast & furious was always about cars. The story lines were not very elaborate but the film was not supposed to be thriller or a masterpiece in cinema. But it stood out because it revolved around cars and few films have done that way. F&F4 however is another story. And indeed, story they've tried to inject in the film. That meant less time to talk about cars and anything related to the world of street racing. Yes, you will see a few races (I don't want to reveal too much) but they have tried to make F&F4 accepted by a wider audience. Fair enough! But it also means, it will have to be judged with a bigger variety of films. And I'm afraid to say, that there are better action packed thrillers out there. It is good entertainment to see good old American muscle cars ripping through the Mexican deserts and through tunnels barely large enough for your scooters but it stops there. Those who are fans of the first F&F will have to watch this 4th one but as cliché as it might sound, it does not beat the original.


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