The Fast and the Furious

Release Date: June 22nd, 2001

DVD Release Date: January 2nd, 2002

PG-13 |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) enjoys the adrenaline of street car racing and his fans treat him like a rock star. After a blazing encounter with the ruthless Johnny Tran, Dom decides to take Brian (Paul Walker), a newcomer to street racing, under his wing. Dom's sister Mia sees something she likes in Brian, too. Trouble is, neither of them realize he's an undercover cop, and Dominic and his rival Johnny Tran are both the prime suspects in a case involving dirty money and big-rig hijacking.

Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Rick Yune, Chad Lindberg, Johnny Strong, Matt Schulze

Director: Rob Cohen

Genres: Adventure , Action

Production Co: Original Film, Neal H. Moritz Productions, Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Pursuit , Sister , Transformation , 2000s , Temptation , Friend , Rivalry , Los Angeles , Engaging

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Shrewdly conceived, confidently executed and outrageously entertaining.

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The fun of a movie like this is not found in its logic, but in scary stunts and supercharged emotions. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A massive compendium of youth-movie/pedal-to-the-metal cliches. But man, is it fast!

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