• The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Release Date: June 16th, 2006

DVD Release Date: September 26th, 2006

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Sean Boswell (Lucas Black) always feels like an outsider, but he defines himself through his victories as a street racer. His hobby makes him unpopular with the authorities, so he goes to live with his father in Japan. Once there and even more alienated, he learns about an exciting, but dangerous, new style of the sport. The stakes are high when Sean takes on the local champion and falls for the man's girlfriend.

Cast: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Shad "Bow Wow" Moss, Brian Tee, Nathalie Kelley, Sung Kang, Jason Tobin, Caroline de Souza Correa

Director: Justin Lin

Genres: Action

Production Co: Original Film, Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Girlfriend, 2000s, Tense, Rivalry, Transformation, Friend, Father

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    It's not much of a movie, but a hell of a ride. So what if the movie dumbs down Japanese culture to a bad yakuza movie and features Japanese characters who can barely speak Japanese? The cars are the stars here. Everything else is lost in translation. show more

  • 50
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    For all its crashes and flash, this is a movie that drifts away as we watch it. Muscle cars and all, it's often a waste of gas. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Lin takes an established franchise and makes it surprisingly fresh and intriguing. The movie is not exactly "Shogun" when it comes to the subject of an American in Japan (nor, on the other hand, is it "Lost in Translation"). But it's more observant than we expect, and uses its Japanese locations to make the story about something more than fast cars. show more

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