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Fast Five (2011)

 -  Action | Crime | Thriller  -  29 April 2011 (USA)
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Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent.

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Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom. As they assemble their elite team of top racers, the unlikely allies know their only shot of getting out for good means confronting the corrupt businessman who wants them dead. But he's not the only one on their tail. Hard-nosed federal agent Luke Hobbs never misses his target. When he is assigned to track down Dom and Brian, he and his strike team launch an all-out assault to capture them. But as his men tear through Brazil, Hobbs learns he can't separate the good guys from the bad. Now, he must rely on his instincts to corner his prey... before someone else runs them down first. Written by Universal Pictures

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Feel the Speed. Feel the Rush.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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

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29 April 2011 (USA)  »

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Fast & Furious 2  »

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Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$86,198,765 (USA) (29 April 2011)

Gross:

$209,805,005 (USA) (5 August 2011)
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Trivia

The place where Roman Pearce is seen for the first time in the movie was supposed to be Rio de Janeiro International Airport but the place where the scene was shot is, in fact, the sidewalk of the Museu de Arte Moderna (Museum of Modern Art). See more »

Goofs

When the safe unlocked, there's a green light button that is lit, but when the door is about to be pulled open, the red light button below the green light button is lit instead. See more »

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Judge: Dominic Toretto. You are hereby sentenced to server 25 years to life at the Lompoc Maximum Security Prison system, without the possibility of early parole.
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Crazy Credits

The CG race between Dom and Brian that takes place during the credits, goes through every location of previous "The Fast and the Furious" movies See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Ellie Goulding (2011) See more »

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How We Roll
Written by Don Omar (as William Landrón Rivera)
Performed by Don Omar
Remix by Hybrid
Courtesy of Machete Music
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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So ridiculously sweet!
27 May 2013 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

"Don't ever EVER let them get into cars." - Hobbs

Especially when dragging a vault...yep!

I saw this movie with my best pals at a midnight showing. We had an absolute blast! I really dig the Fast and Furious franchise for it's fantastic mix of fast cars, pretty ladies, crazy stunts, fun action, cheesy dialogue and acting, and sense of family! This movie takes all of that and just cranks it up!

Picking up exactly where the last film ended, Fast Five continues the story with Dom, Brian, and Mia on the run in Rio. This time, they are being hunted by Hobbs, played by the huge and highly enjoyable Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. The tension in this pick is crazy! His fight scene with Dom is definitely one to remember! Many characters from the previous four movies are also in this one! Great idea, filmmakers! This movie is kinda like Ocean's Eleven with cars and you can tell the people making these films are having a blast.

The actions scenes in this one are wild! Justin Lin shoots his action clearly- no endless shaky cam! The vault-dragging scene is ridiculously sweet and one of my favorite scenes from the series! The train sequence rocks too! There's also hand-to-hand combat, shootouts, chases. Don't forget a ton of humor and each character has a moment to shine. The chemistry between the cast is fantastic. They are one big epic family. I like how these movies maintain a continuity between films (nice to see Vince in there.

Fast Five is a highly enjoyable, action film with some truly awesome action, comedy, drama, suspense! Stay after credits!


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