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Need for Speed (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 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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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 Written by Chase Game Reviews

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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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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$66,000,000 (estimated)

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£2,011,249 (UK) (16 March 2014)

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$43,577,636 (USA)
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The Mustang has a 5.8 liter supercharged motor, but throughout the movie it makes the sound of a turbocharged motor. You can hear the turbocharger waste gates as the driver gets off the gas to decelerate. See more »

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During the early stages of the De Leon race before any of the racers have crashed, the lead car which is the orange and black Bugatti Veyron, disappears and reappears several times. It's most noticeable when the police helicopter first appears surprising the racers. See more »

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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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References People Like Us (2012) See more »

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Enjoyable
17 July 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I was expecting this to be hardcore car racing action movie.

But this movie, Need for Speed, gave me pleasant surprise.

It has action but story is good too. Does not bore the viewer.

Director exactly know what needs to be fed to viewer in what quantity.

Acting is well delivered. Aaron Paul and Imogen Poots are matching pair, especially the eyes. Dominic Cooper delivers well too.

I had an impression that this movie will be in line of Fast and Furious. But it is not.

Both are good but different.

Overall, enjoyable movie.


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