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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

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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

Toretto is seen installing a carb "hat", centrifugal supercharger on his '70 SS Chevelle during the preparation montage. See more »

Goofs

Before O'Conner breaks through the window at the end of the roof chase, camera and operator are visible in a window during the pan shot. 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 »

Connections

Featured in Fast and Furious: Mapping Fast & Furious (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Rising Sun
Written by Young Jin Yoo
Performed by TVXQ!
Courtesy of S.M. Entertainment Co. Ltd.
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Crank Up The Testosterone
19 August 2009 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

This is one of these 107-minute testosterone movies guys crave every once in awhile, some more than others. Being a somewhat-old guy, I don't look as these as often anymore but every once in awhile it's fun to kick back and just watch fast cars, loose women, wild action and fairly-brainless film.

There isn't much of a plot but my guess is people who are fans of this film series don't care. Just give us the above - muscle cars, macho men, sexy babes and a few great chase scenes - and that's all that is asked. I thought the best scene was the first one, a chase down mountain in the Dominican Republic. That was like a James Bond opening scene: a real attention-getter.

After that, you get the normal F&F material, which glamorizes things that shouldn't be (racing through crowded streets, etc.) but also has the "good" guys going to capture a drug lord from Mexico.....and a lot of punks along the way. They all sneer and have a lot of tattoos.

I've only seen this one and the first in the series but from what I read here, I've seen the two best of the four Fast & Furious films. Vin Diesel helps make them a notch above the others, I suspect. He's always interesting as "Dom Toretto" and his character is the most credible.


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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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