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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 16 June 2006 (USA)
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A teenager becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sean Boswell
Damien Marzette ... High School Security Guard (as Damien Marzett)
Trula M. Marcus ... American Math Teacher (as Trula Marcus)
... Clay (as Zachery Bryan)
... Clay's Buddy #1
... Clay's Buddy #2
... Clay's Buddy #3
... Cheerleader #1 (as Amber Stevens)
Ashika Gogna ... Cheerleader #2
Christian Salazar ... Chubby Hispanic Kid
Kevin Caira ... Auto Shop Bully #1
Trey Sanford ... Auto Shop Bully #2 (as Julius Trey Sanford)
Danny Ray McDonald II ... Auto Shop Bully #3
... Cindy - Clay's Girlfriend
... Case Worker
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Storyline

An American teenager named Sean Boswell is a loner in school, however he challenges his rival for an illegal street racing, and he totals his car in the end of the race. To avoid time in prison he is sent to Tokyo to live with his father who is in the military. As soon as he arrives he discovers a new, fun but dangerous way of street racing in the underworld of the streets of Tokyo, Japan. Written by Emphinix

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Rated PG-13 for reckless and illegal behavior involving teens, violence, language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

The Fast and the Furious 3  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,973,840, 18 June 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$62,514,415, 7 September 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$158,468,292, 7 September 2006
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

During the last chase sequence, a helicopter shot shows a rooftop futsal field. Futsal is a Brazilian cousin of football. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie, when the baseball is thrown at Sean's car, it goes past him and lands on the passenger floorboard. In the next shot, the ball falls to the ground, with glass landing behind the rear tire, as if the ball had been thrown from inside the car. See more »

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Lieutenant Boswell: You know Sean, the Japanese have a saying, "The nail that sticks out gets hammered."
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Refreshing and innovating
29 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

"The Fast And The Furious" series opened the cinema for a whole new way to make car movies. This 3rd movie from this series added the cherry on the top of a sweet cake. Lots of action during the whole movie and, I must say, a very good argument. Way better than the 2nd movie with some characters very well created and also their evolution through out the movie.

Although, sometimes, it seams that the story walks a bit too fast and things happen too early, this 3rd movie has one of the best arguments of the 3. And I'm still undecided if it is better or not than the 1st movie.

Some really good change in this 3rd movie was the feature of drifts instead of pure racing (shown so far in the previous series). THAT is the main innovation in this series as long as in cars movies. The creators of "The Fast and The Furious" were PROBABLY pioneers in making underground car movies and they were surely the first doing a movie about drifting.

I must say that Tokyo was indeed a very good place to film this kind of driving.

Just to finish, I just wanna say there's a great surprise at the end of the movie!!! ;)


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