In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. Written by
The movie quite purposely contains a number of references to other movies, in addition to events within the F&F series itself dating back to "Fast Five." Deckard Shaw compared Hobbs to Hercules, which is particularly notable given the fact that Hobbs' role in "Furious 7" was deliberately minimized because Dwayne Johnson was slated to film "Hercules" (as its titular character) during most of F7's original filming schedule. After filming was postponed following Paul Walker's death, making Johnson available again, the producers retooled that film's ending to incorporate Hobbs as a major part of the action. Other references include a riff on "Miss Parker" (Ramsey) based on a line from "Friday," also directed by F. Gary Gray, and "Jaws," when Hobbs comments - while on the run from the submarine under Cipher's control - that "we're gonna need a bigger truck." See more »
The EMP used should have fried or at least temporarily taken out all electronic components. After the EMP blast the submarine control room and a helicopter are shown to be still working. See more »
SPEAKERBOX [The Fate of the Furious Hybrid Mix]
Written by Lorin Ashton, Lafayette Taylor, May Sian Lim, Charlotte Truman and Mike Truman
Performed by Bassnectar (feat. Ohana Bam and Lafa Taylor)
Courtesy of Amorphous Music Inc.
By arrangement with Zync Music Group LLC
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The Fate of the Furious is as ridiculously entertaining as you might expect. It's certainly better than its trailers -- which came across more like parodies of a Fast and Furious movie -- suggested. Indeed, no eighth movie in any franchise has any right to be as fun or effective as Fate manages to be.
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