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Need for Speed (2014)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  14 March 2014 (USA)
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Fresh from prison, a street racer who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross country race with revenge in mind. His ex-partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins.

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Storyline

Framed by an ex-partner for a murder he did not commit, Tobey Marshall, a financially struggling custom-car builder and street-racer, spends two years in jail thinking about one moment. Fresh out of prison he reacquires the fastest car his workshop ever built and sold, and seeks to enter a secretive and extremely high-stakes race known as The DeLeon. His purpose; redemption, recognition from the world of racing and to solve his problems. Yet all this fades in comparison to his driving reason. Revenge. Above all, revenge. This is a story about love, redemption, revenge and motor oil all swirled together, but above all; It's a story about fast, fast cars. Written by Chase Game Reviews

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of reckless street racing, disturbing crash scenes, nudity and crude language | See all certifications »

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Need for Speed: O Filme  »

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Budget:

$66,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,844,939 (USA) (14 March 2014)

Gross:

$43,568,507 (USA) (13 June 2014)
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Trivia

The Bugatti Veyron in the De Leon race at the end of the film is painted to look like the Veyron Super Sport World Record Edition, but is in fact a standard Veyron. One of the telltales is the roof air scoops, which sit on top of the roof on the standard Veyron (as shown in the film), whereas the Super Sport's scoops are incorporated into the roof itself. See more »

Goofs

When Tobey and Julia are doing the "Grasshopper" jump in Detroit, the wheels of the Mustang change between shots. During the jump the wheels are much smaller and thinner. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Monarch: Hey, I've been doing some homework on this kid Tobey Marshall from Mount Kisco. This kid was a phenom. Used to tear up the local circuits. Him and his dad, man, they campaigned like champions. Of course, Mount Kisco had another great, Dino Brewster. You all know Dino. He went on to race in the big leagues at Indy, and Toby just kind of fell through the cracks. Well, here's some news, cretins. Tobey's been running again, and running fast. Real fast, fast as that "Grim Taquito" will ...
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The Touchstone, Dreamworks, Reliance Entertainment and EA logos are tinted orange and sped up in some way. See more »

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References Vanishing Point (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Back In The Saddle
Written by Steven Tyler and Joe Perry
Performed by Aloe Blacc
Courtesy of XIX Recordings/Interscope Records
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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For god sake, who approved this script?
13 March 2014 | by (Brasil) – See all my reviews

I'm trying to swallow this movie, but so far I just couldn't.

I will be brief because this thing don't deserve more than a few lines from me, first the acting is poor from the beginning to the end, the characters are flat and history doesn't make any sense on the real world, I know that this is a movie based on a game and I may not expect too much, but this movie is a catastrophe.

There are several dramatic scenes that should make you feel something about the characters but you don't feel nothing at all, specially because everyone of the dramatic sequences are fallowed by an unrealistic and illogical event, you have to watch it to understand...

The races are boring, the action on the movie is kind of lazy, you feel like there are lots of ultra expensive cars running at 40 miles per hour and a Parkinson guy holding the camera.

So if you want to get a big disappointment watch Need for Speed.

If you don't believe me and want to watch this pearl make something as you watch, do the math and calculate the profit, you will know what I mean when you finish the movie.


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