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Fast Five (2011)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 29 April 2011 (USA)
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Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent.

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Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom. As they assemble their elite team of top racers, the unlikely allies know their only shot of getting out for good means confronting the corrupt businessman who wants them dead. But he's not the only one on their tail. Hard-nosed federal agent Luke Hobbs never misses his target. When he is assigned to track down Dom and Brian, he and his strike team launch an all-out assault to capture them. But as his men tear through Brazil, Hobbs learns he can't separate the good guys from the bad. Now, he must rely on his instincts to corner his prey... before someone else runs them down first. Written by Universal Pictures

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Feel the Speed. Feel the Rush.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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29 April 2011 (USA)  »

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Fast & Furious 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£5,332,096 (UK) (22 April 2011)

Gross:

$209,837,675 (USA) (11 August 2011)
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Trivia

Because of the negative reaction from car enthusiasts regarding the use of CGI backgrounds and locations, Justin Lin insisted "Fast Five" has a limited use of it, to focus more on practical effects. See more »

Goofs

When Dom drives the Corvette Grand Sport off the train car it lands on its driver's side front corner and the fascia crushes and the outside light breaks. A second later as he drives away there is no damage to that corner of the car. See more »

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[first lines]
Judge: Dominic Toretto. You are hereby sentenced to server 25 years to life at the Lompoc Maximum Security Prison system, without the possibility of early parole.
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Crazy Credits

The credits begin with cg race between Brian and Dom. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.137 (2011) See more »

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Furiously Dangerous
Written by Royce Da 59 (as Ryan Montgomery), Crooked I (as Dominick Wickliffe), Eminem (as Marshall Mathers), Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Ludacris (as Christopher Bridges), Mr. Porter, Tony '56' Jackson, Claret Jai, Luis Resto
Performed by Ludacris feat. Slaughterhouse & Claret J
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Slaughterhouse appears courtesy of Shady/Interscope Records
Claret J appears courtesy of My Own Planet
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Fast Five (2011) - The Biggest Thrill in the Whole Series!
7 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The fifth installment of the hit "Fast and the Furious" franchise, "Fast Five", is bigger, better, thrilling, amazing, and it's so entertaining. This story is set in Rio de Janeiro, right after the events of the fourth movie, where Dominic Toretto, Mia Toretto, and Brian O' Connor teams up with everyone from the previous movies, to plan a $100,000,000 heist from the most powerful hit-man in all of Rio, without being caught by Agent Lucas Hobbs. The action is exhilarating, and it kept me on the edge of my seat, wanting for more. The plot is remarkable, and it has a heart of gold contained with drama and action. The cast of Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, "Ludacris", and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who stole the show for his new performance as Agent Lucas Hobbs, was all quite spectacular, and they brought thrilling and heartwarming characters. Justin Lin was the perfect director to arrange such a movie like this, with all the action, the timing, and the energy. The cinematography and editing is super challenging and enjoying, and the script by Chris Morgan is a heart of gold. The directing is top-notch, the action is exhilarating, the cast is perfect, the plot is excellent, and the finale blends with a perfect notch of surprise. "Fast Five" is known as an epic, thrilling, funny, heartwarming, and excellent movie that I was entertained with all that high non-stop thrills and chills. "Fast Five", in my review, "an exhilarating thrill ride, with a story to die for".


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