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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Justin Lin

Writer:

Chris Morgan
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucas Black ... Sean Boswell
Damien Marzette Damien Marzette ... High School Security Guard (as Damien Marzett)
Trula M. Marcus Trula M. Marcus ... American Math Teacher (as Trula Marcus)
Zachery Ty Bryan ... Clay (as Zachery Bryan)
Brandon Brendel ... Clay's Buddy #1
Daniel Booko ... Clay's Buddy #2
David V. Thomas ... Clay's Buddy #3
Amber Stevens West ... Cheerleader #1 (as Amber Stevens)
Ashika Gogna Ashika Gogna ... Cheerleader #2
Christian Salazar Christian Salazar ... Chubby Hispanic Kid
Kevin Caira Kevin Caira ... Auto Shop Bully #1
Trey Sanford Trey Sanford ... Auto Shop Bully #2 (as Julius Trey Sanford)
Danny Ray McDonald II Danny Ray McDonald II ... Auto Shop Bully #3
Nikki Griffin ... Cindy - Clay's Girlfriend
Vincent Laresca ... Case Worker
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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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If You Ain't Outta Control, You Ain't In Control. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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During filming in Los Angeles, 600 Asian extras were used for the street scenes. See more »

Goofs

In the reverse shot of the Viper crashing into the sewer pipe, an obvious dummy is sitting in the driver's seat. See more »

Quotes

Twinkie: [as Shawn drives around the carmaraderie at the parking lot, Twinkie throws a box of tissues on his lap] That's for when you blow your wad.
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Alternate Versions

For the Japanese version the scene with the final race is altered. The Yakuza member starting the final race is shown to be having all his fingers instead of missing four. See more »

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Really good film.
5 June 2013 | by Bruce722See all my reviews

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is the least popular of the Fast and Furious franchise but it's also the most underrated. While I thought the country accent was a little overblown and some of the cgi looked a little too obvious, the movie was really good. The plot is fresh and exciting, the acting is spot on, and the cars are great. That's honestly one of my only gripes with 2 Fast 2 Furious is that, while really entertaining, it got away from the car element quite a bit. This movie brought back the cool car factor that made the first film so special. Overall, while it wasn't as good as the first two, it was still a great movie in its own right and one that can stand alone without the others.


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Language:

English | Japanese | Portuguese

Release Date:

16 June 2006 (USA) See more »

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The Fast and the Furious 3 See more »

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Long Beach, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,973,840, 18 June 2006

Gross USA:

$62,514,415

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$158,964,610
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2.39 : 1
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