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Need for Speed (2014)

PG-13  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stevie Ray Dallimore ...
Alan Pflueger ...
Flyin' Hawaiian
Brian L. Keaulana ...
Right Seater (as Brian Keaulana)
'DJ' Joseph
Jeny 'B'
Jalil Jay Lynch ...
Jimmy MacIntosh


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

14 March 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Need for Speed: O Filme  »

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Box Office


$66,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Did You Know?


The Mustang Toby drives is sporting Apple CarPlay operating system which is approximately two years before official launch in many auto makers. See more »


The Sesto Elemento that Dino drives does not have glass electric windows - a real Elemento has plastic windows with a little slider for the driver to talk. See more »


[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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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: Benny teaches other inmates how to twerk dance in military prison during the closing credits. See more »


References Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974) See more »


Slow Down
Written by Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Fare
Performed by Poolside
Courtesy of Day & Night Recordings
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15 March 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

I walked in the cinema expecting fast cars, street racing, crazy cop chases, drifting and explosions and that's exactly what I got!

This film is called "Need for Speed" and is based on a video game. This alone tells us not to expect character development, genius plot twists and memorable dialogues. This films delivers exactly what it set out to deliver.

If you like fast and beautiful cars, this is for you. If you like crazy stunts and cars chases, this is for you. If you enjoyed getting chased by the cops in the video game, this is for you.

Go to the cinema expecting the above and you'll have an excellent time.

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