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2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 6 June 2003 (USA)
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Former cop Brian O'Conner is called upon to bust a dangerous criminal and he recruits the help of a former childhood friend and street racer who has a chance to redeem himself.

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John Singleton

Writers:

Gary Scott Thompson (characters), Michael Brandt (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Walker ... Brian O'Conner
Tyrese Gibson ... Roman Pearce (as Tyrese)
Eva Mendes ... Monica Fuentes
Cole Hauser ... Carter Verone
Ludacris ... Tej (as Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges)
Thom Barry ... Agent Bilkins
James Remar ... Agent Markham
Devon Aoki ... Suki
Amaury Nolasco ... Orange Julius
Michael Ealy ... Slap Jack
Jin Au-Yeung ... Jimmy (as Jin Auyeung)
Edward Finlay ... Agent Dunn
Mark Boone Junior ... Detective Whitworth
Mo Gallini ... Enrique (as Matt Gallini)
Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez ... Roberto
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Storyline

EX LAPD cop Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) teams up with his ex-con friend Roman Pearce (Tyrese Gibson) and works with undercover U.S. Customs Service agent Monica Fuentes (Eva Mendes) to bring Miami-based drug lord Carter Verone (Cole Hauser) down. Written by slightlymad22

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Cross the line one more time See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for street racing, violence, language and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The Mustang Saleen that crashes in the highway scene is not an actual Mustang Saleen. It is a V6 Mustang, modified with a Saleen body kit. See more »

Goofs

When Roberto breaks the wall in the trailer to access the money, the location of the first hit changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tej: Yo, Jimmy, man, give me the status. Tell me we good.
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Crazy Credits

The Universal logo turns silver and spins into a hubcap. See more »

Alternate Versions

German theatrical version was edited (rat torture scene) for a more commercial "Not under 12" rating. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Gilmore Girls: The Long Morrow (2006) See more »

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Written by Maurice Sinclair
Performed by Maurice Sinclair
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2 Fast is 2 Cool
7 February 2015 | by Hollywood_YodaSee all my reviews

The absence of Vin Diesel is felt greatly in this film, as he and Paul Walker were a great team in the original film. I wasn't sure if I would like this film the first time I saw it, but Paul Walker was still great, as was Tyrese Gibson, playing Roman.

After this film, no one was certain about the future of the Fast franchise, not even Vin Diesel. There is a great storyline from this film that gives background on Brian O'Connor and Roman Pearce for future installments. This all culminates in the 2009 film, Fast & Furious.

I have to say, I really liked the jump onto Carter Verone's (Cole Hauser) yacht, that was really spectacular. I wonder how many takes it took to get that right. And the ejection seats in the car! Ouch! Overall, 2 Fast was not the best of the series, but it was really good nonetheless.


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Official Sites:

Universal [United States]

Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

6 June 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fast and the Furious 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$76,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,472,480, 8 June 2003

Gross USA:

$127,154,901

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$236,350,661
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2.39 : 1
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