• The Fast and the Furious (2001)

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: Action , Adventure

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

Distributors: Universal Pictures

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Not a great movie, but it delivers what it promises to deliver, and knows that a chase scene is supposed to be about something more than special effects. show more

  • 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

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    Something special about it. It's a formula movie, to be sure, but it's Formula One. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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