Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to ... See full summary »

Writers:

(scenario and dialogue), (scenario and dialogue) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dikkenek (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A womaniser, the titular big mouth, helps his introvert best friend find true love.

Director: Olivier Van Hoofstadt
Stars: Marion Cotillard, Dominique Pinon, Jean-Luc Couchard
Crossfire (2008)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A grizzled Parisian detective is sent to an outpost town in Southern France to dismantle a gang of killers which has freed a notorious criminal. The detective inherits a team of unmotivated... See full summary »

Director: Claude-Michel Rome
Stars: Richard Berry, Pascal Elbé, Zabou Breitman
Days of Glory (2006)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

Director: Rachid Bouchareb
Stars: Samy Naceri, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila
36th Precinct (2004)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies. Leo Vrinks and Denis Klein are two cops seeking promotion, ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Marchal
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Gérard Depardieu, André Dussollier
Sleepless Night I (2011)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A cop with a connection to the criminal underworld finds his secret life exposed when he and his partner are caught stealing cocaine from a powerful drug dealer, a move that puts his son's life in jeopardy.

Director: Frédéric Jardin
Stars: Tomer Sisley, Serge Riaboukine, Julien Boisselier
Director: Olivier Van Hoofstadt
Armed Hands (2012)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Lucas and his team are after a gang of Serbian criminals using NATO-issued weapons. As the investigation leads him to Paris, Lucas attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, a young narc officer.

Director: Pierre Jolivet
Stars: Roschdy Zem, Leïla Bekhti, Marc Lavoine
Comedy | Music | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Bourdelle, a family of musicians, refuse to play for Germans during the war. They would like to liberate France using all possible means.

Director: Jean-Marie Poiré
Stars: Christian Clavier, Michel Galabru, Roland Giraud
Bref (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Stars: Kyan Khojandi, Alice David, Bérengère Krief
Bloqués (TV Mini-Series 2015)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Stars: Gringe, Orelsan, Jonathan Cohen
The Two of Us (1967)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Claude is a Jew. Because of the risks of an arrest (France is occupied by the Nazis), his parents send him away to an elderly couple in the country. Pepe, the husband, is a Petain supporter... See full summary »

Director: Claude Berri
Stars: Michel Simon, Roger Carel, Paul Préboist
A Gang Story (2011)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

After growing up in a poor gypsy camp, Edmond Vidal, aka Momon, has retained a sense of family, unfailing loyalty and pride in his origins. Most of all, he has remained friends with Serge ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Marchal
Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Tchéky Karyo, Daniel Duval
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Marek / Slimane
...
Jean-Do Paoli
Jocelyn Lagarrigue ...
Sylvain
Julie Durand ...
Nadia
Mourade Zeguendi ...
Luigi
David Saracino ...
Fred
Raphaël Marciano ...
Fourgue
Nicolas Bougourd ...
Thomas
Marie Payen ...
Véronique
Jil Milan ...
Lucien
Evariste Kayembe-Beya ...
N'Diaye
Samir Maagouz ...
Samir
Mathias Gomis ...
Gardien de la paix
Michèle Seeberger ...
Andrieu (as Michèle Séeberger)
Xavier Maly ...
Evrard
Edit

Storyline

Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using the "Go Fast" method. A fleet of high-powered speedboats and cars races across the Mediterranean to Spain and then France, loaded with drugs. Written by The Film Catalogue

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

1 October 2008 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Dioxi organomenou eglimatos  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (dvd release)

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Evrard: We have our man.
John Wahl: Profile? He's a cop? Where did you find him, Algeria?
Evrard: He's a good cop... and he's French.
John Wahl: Background?
Evrard: Excellent record. Single, very discreet. Works in anti-gang, good agent.
John Wahl: Fine, get him ready for action.
See more »

Soundtracks

The man on the radio (remixed by Chris Corner)
written by Charlotte Maison and David Baboulis
performed by Soldout
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Speeding through all the usual clichés
30 September 2010 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Go Fast – slang for an almost non-stop narcotics delivery – is a competent but unexceptional undercover cop thriller from Luc Besson's production company that recycles all the staple clichés of the genre in a fairly glossy package that's as easy to watch as it is to forget. Roschdy Zem is the undercover man who gets transferred after his partner is killed by a Go Fast gang and, wouldn't you know it, finds himself hired as a driver by the same gang of international drug traffikers responsible and teamed up with the guys who shot his partner and can't quite place where they've seen his face before. Despite taking in the Banlieues of Clichy, the hashish fields of Morocco and the highways of Spain and France, this is no Traffik, more a strictly by the numbers one-note effort that at times plays like a modern day update of those 40s 'Your Tax Dollars at Work'-style American B-movies extolling the virtues of the Treasury/Immigration/Homicide Department – it loves showing off the hi-tech equipment and comically gruelling training - but without the kind of edge they'd occasionally bring to the material. Perhaps its major achievement is making the film seem fast-paced when in reality surprisingly little happens in the way of plot developments or even action to its somewhat monolithic characters (if you're looking for character development, you've definitely come to the wrong movie). There's one neat moment swapping a pair of cars around and having a song on the radio trigger one crucial memory is a nice touch, but otherwise it's professionally executed, but unmistakeably average.


7 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Action Packed angescud-1
Discuss Go Fast (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?