Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
This is a short film which is a prequel to Fast and Furious involving the fugitive ex-convict Dom assembling his crew in the Dominican Republic to plan a hijacking of a road train gasoline tanker truck.
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
With 72.5 million dollars, it had the highest-grossing opening weekend for a car-themed movie (beating Cars (2006)' 60.1 million dollars). See more »
Earlier in the day Brian learns that Dwight had made it into Braga's team by winning "previous races", yet when he meets Dom later (after Dom won the race to get into the team) he says "It's too bad about Dwight, getting your house raided by the fed's the same day you make the team". Assuming Brian learned about Dwight making the team early in the day, had time to completely build a custom car, and compete in Braga's final race, Dwight still couldn't have won a spot on the team the "same day" he got his house raided. See more »
The end credits shows, an animated version of the beginning of Dominic's escape from Jail. See more »
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 »
Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) and Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) have escaped to the Dominican Republic and resume their criminal ways. However when the cops close in on Dom, he decides to leave everything behind including Letty. Later he finds that Letty has been killed while working for drug baron Braga who is using street racers to drive his drugs across the border. Only he doesn't know that Letty was working for Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) as an informant. Now Dom and Brian are both trying to get Braga by infiltrating his group as drivers.
The family is back and the movie is so much the better for it. Director Justin Lin returns after Tokyo Drift. The franchise really missed the presence of Vin Diesel. The only minor disappointment are the car chases. They're good but just not great. They can be better. It's also sad to lose Letty so early on in the movie. It misses her energy.
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