Original, creative, and very watchable thanks to a commanding performance by Vin Diesel. Its flashy entertainment and sometimes a bit TOO flashy, but never uninteresting.
A magazine article about real-life car racing gangs for Vibe becomes this fast-paced automotive thriller from director Rob Cohen. Paul Walker stars as Brian O'Conner, a youthful FBI agent investigatin... read more
Directed by: Rob Cohen
Release Date: June 22, 2001
DVD Release Date: January 1, 2002
Stats: 46,938 reviews
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December 8, 2013
I would prefer plugging this high speed action film to those interested in cars, but due to the recent loss of my friend Paul Walker, it has become quite sad to me. His role in this series of films(Brian O'Connor) is what he's known most for, but I do wish he had landed the role ...
September 12, 2013
One of the most overrated ridiculous franchises ever? well you get what you pay for right, you see the trailer, you see fast cars and slutty girls, you know what you're gonna get. Apart from the visuals, you see who directs this and you know not to expect a great deal, Rob Cohen....
May 24, 2013fb733768972
This adrenaline flick classifies as one of my favourite films of all time, only because of how great it is put together! It is action packed, never get's boring, has an ensemble cast, the women are gorgeous, the acting is good enough to love the characters and care about what hap...
May 19, 2013
As far as B-movies go, you can't do better than The Fast and the Furious. The story is a bit silly and runs familiar territory, but stars Paul Walker and Vin Diesel really have great screen presence. Pair them with their sexy love interests and one hell of a villain in Rick Yune,...
August 7, 2012fb1442511448
Rob Cohen does a phenomenal job of bringing the world of street-racing to the big screen. An in-your-face, in-the-action direction plays well visually as well as the chemistry and performances from the main stars. The peril and interesting plot adds fuel to this machine to haul i...
December 29, 2011
It has it's moments of genuine thrills but it strongly relies on it's flashy vehicles and has a heavily uninspired, flimsy plot with very few action sequences that ultimately lets it break down. It's absolutely harmless fluff that's nothing memorable but will surely entertain tho...
September 18, 2011
I wouldn't say the car racing was awesome because it wasn't that amazing to me. Yes it's entertaining but it also lacked something. Good movie for people who loves car.
August 28, 2011
The Fast and the Furious is a mildly entertaining decent action film about car racing. The film definitely lacks anything good, so if you watch this, don't expect anything good, intelligent, and thoughtful. I felt that that The Fast and the Furious followed the same trend as Poin...
August 1, 2011fb729949618
Descent plot, descent acting, GREAT cars...... make a pretty great movie. Ten years later, it's still just as fresh as ever.
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