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Fast & Furious (2009)

PG-13 | | Action, Thriller | 3 April 2009 (USA)
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Brian O'Conner, back working for the FBI in Los Angeles, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.

Director:

Justin Lin

Writers:

Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson (characters)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vin Diesel ... Dominic Toretto
Paul Walker ... Brian O'Conner
Jordana Brewster ... Mia
Michelle Rodriguez ... Letty
John Ortiz ... Campos
Laz Alonso ... Fenix
Gal Gadot ... Gisele
Jack Conley ... Penning
Shea Whigham ... Stasiak
Liza Lapira ... Trinh
Sung Kang ... Han
Tego Calderon ... Tego
Don Omar ... Don Omar
Mirtha Michelle ... Cara
Greg Cipes ... Dwight
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Storyline

Heading back to the streets where it all began, two men rejoin two women to blast muscle, tuner and exotic cars across Los Angeles and floor through the Mexican desert. When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Connor. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver him. And from convoy heists to precision tunnel crawls across international lines, two men will find the best way to get revenge: push the limits of what's possible behind the wheel. Written by Universal Studios

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

New Model. Original Parts.

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for for intense sequences of violence and action, some sexual content, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The Fast and Furious and X-Men franchises have often released the same installments of a franchise in the same year. X2 and 2 Fast 2 Furious were both released in 2003, X-Men: The Last Stand and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift were both released in 2006, X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Fast and Furious were both released in 2009, X-Men: First Class and Fast Five were both released in 2011 and The Wolverine and Fast and Furious 6 were released in 2013. Furious 7 was set to be released in 2014, the same year as X-Men: Days of Future Past, however it then was pushed to 2015 after Paul Walker's death. See more »

Goofs

Brian's (Paul Walker) reason for not turning in the money to the FBI after the drug run is that Braga will just continue to run drugs without the loss affecting him. In the same conversation, when told by his boss that Braga will not show up for the exchange, Brian tells him that he can't afford not to. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dominic Toretto: [on a walkie-talkie] All right, we're good to go.
Dominic Toretto: [to Letty] You got this?
Letty: You bet your ass, papa. Let's make some money!
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Crazy Credits

The end credits shows, an animated version of the beginning of Dominic's escape from Jail. See more »

Alternate Versions

After initially being awarded a 15 rating, the distributors chose to make one cut for the UK theatrical release. The sight of a man having his head slammed into a marble wall, as well as the removal of the follow-on shot of his broken and bloodied nose, was edited in order to attain a 12A category. This pre-cut version was released on both the UK DVD and Blu-ray. See more »


Soundtracks

Street Code
Written by Luca Multineddu, Giuseppe Caserta, Claudio Taverna, Maurizio Zago
Performed by Enmicasa featuring B Real and Zed
Courtesy of Universal Music Italia
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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fourth in the series
24 April 2011 | by disdressed12See all my reviews

i thought this prequel to Tokyo Drift was actually not bad.it starts off with a real adrenaline rush.the racing scenes are pretty good,as are the chase scenes.the story was good,and flowed well.there are quite a few dramatic moments in this film and they all work well.most of the original actors form the first film in the series are back,including Vin Diesel,Jordana Brewster Michele Rodriguez,and Paul Walker.i don't think it was as good as the first film,but it was a close second.i added it to my collection,and don't regret it.if you're a fan of the series,you should like this one.for me,Fast & Furious is a well deserved 7/10


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Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

3 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fast and the Furious 4 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$70,950,500, 5 April 2009

Gross USA:

$155,064,265

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$360,364,265
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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