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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.

Director:

John Singleton

Writers:

Gary Scott Thompson (characters), Michael Brandt (story) | 4 more credits »
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4 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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

When Brian wins the first race, he powerslides toward the crowd. Paul Walker actually performed this stunt himself, among many other in this film and the prequel, as he was a big fan of street racing and a good driver. See more »

Goofs

After they return to the garage from delivering the package to Verone (cigar), they are shown pulling up by the front door. Notice how the road is shaded from the sunlight in front of the garage. Then as they are walking back to the garage itself, the sunlight comes from another direction, illuminating the road and garage front. Also the yellow f-150 Lightning parked there has the front wheels straight, whereas seconds before they were turned. See more »

Quotes

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

The main ending credits (cast and main crew) are accompanied by a cgi movie featuring the main cars from the film racing through a city at night. See more »

Alternate Versions

On newer U.S. broadcasts of the film (as of 2008), all Pepsi logos have been removed. Most notable is the scene where the gold Supra crashes on the billboard sign after jumping the bridge. The Pepsi sign is replaced with a blank blue wall. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Honest Trailers: Fast Five (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Trick Daddy (as Maurice Young) & Carlos Hernandez
Performed by Trick Daddy
Courtesy of Slip-N-Slide Records/Atlantic Recording Corporation
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2 times the fast 2 times the furious but still not better than the original.
23 May 2013 | by daniel_velkerSee all my reviews

This film brings back more of what we loved from the first film with all the cars, girls, and action and multiplies it. However it is still inferior to the first film but that dosen't mean it isn't awesome. This movie has gotten a lot of criticism and i don't understand why there is so much hate for this movie. Some people complained about the lack of plot and the casts acting skills but I don't care about that. I watch these Fast films to be entertained and I was throughly entertained with this one. Even though it dosen't match up to the original it still excels in excitement. I mean how could you go wrong with taking the series to Miami were our eyes will be blessed with dozens of beautiful beach girls. And the races in this movie are also very exciting to. And let's not forget the awesome chase sequence in the film as well. Paul Walker and Tyrese Gibson make a great team and show us why this movie is so cool. I still love this movie despite the many negative reviews I've seen and to all the haters I say forget about the plot and just enjoy the perks. This movie is made for entertainment not Oscar awards and as far as entertainment goes It was grade A popcorn style.


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Official Sites:

Universal [United States]

Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English | Spanish

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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Color:

Color (Technicolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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