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The Fate of the Furious (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 14 April 2017 (USA)
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When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.

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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 harpreet phamber

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for prolonged sequences of violence and destruction, suggestive content, and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$98,786,705, 16 April 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$225,764,765

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,238,764,765
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

While backstage at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, Vin Diesel hinted in an interview that this film would be set in New York City. He stated that "Furious 7 (2015) was for Paul and The Fate of the Furious (2017) will be from Paul". Before his tragic death, Paul Walker told Diesel that 'Furious 8' was guaranteed to be made. Diesel reiterated the dedication in numerous other interviews while promoting this movie. This explains why the beginning of the film does in fact open with a street race, paying homage to the first two films in the series whose opening scenes contained street races involving Paul Walker's character. See more »

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When Dom says to the team to "head to the shore", they can hear him. But how? The team has communication equipment in their cars to talk to each other, but his car wasn't outfitted by them. He would have had to figure out their frequency and possibly encryption to be able to talk to them. See more »

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[first lines]
Plymouth Owner: [in Spanish] We swap in parts from Fords... Plymouths and Cadillacs. My grandfather bought it in 1957. When he died, it passed to my father. Then my brother, and now me.
Dominic Toretto: [in Spanish, to Letty] Look at this. This is an engine from a boat.
Letty: No way.
Plymouth Owner: [in Spanish] Whatever it takes to keep it running
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Follows Fast Five (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

C.U.B.A.
Written and Performed by Calvin Harris
Courtesy Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. & Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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The Fast and the Furious franchise has always made its way with being fun entertaining films.
15 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

The Fast and the Furious franchise has always made its way with being fun entertaining films. Cool cars, crazy insane action sequences that usually breaks the laws of physics, and lastly, the story always focuses on the theme of family. That is usually the case with the most of these movies, and the code that Dominic Toretto lives by. Old enemies become good and good go bad, so it seems when Dominic (Vin Diesel) betrays his team and family during an extract mission in Berlin. Stealing an important device, and reporting to Cyber terrorist Cipher (Charlize Theron). Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson), Letty (Michelle Rodriguez), and the rest of the team that we all know from the previous films have to track down Ciphers next move and stop Dom. Mr. Nobody (Kurt Russell) and the new addition (Scott Eastwood) will need Hobb and his team and the help from their former enemy Deckard (Jason Statham).

I feel like the fast movies are getting better as it goes on from every movie and amazing to see how it went from a street racing movie to a heist film to a spy action. Also one that should not be taken seriously. It's a blockbuster action movie that you should leave brains and logic out before seeing the movie. Seeing these characters as a team go on glide trotting missions to stop Cyberterrorism using sporty cars and tactical fast tanks. Does these missions even require them to use cars? Probably not, sure there is other ways they could have handled it. But than it wouldn't be a fast movie, would it.

The action sequences are big, loud, and insane. From the opening sequence, in Cuba, seeing Dom race with a burning car was fun. Until he meets Cipher that persuaded him to betray his team. Without giving away details, on Doms motivation to do such a thing against his family, it's best to see for yourself. The film also takes place in New York and has one insane scene when Cipher hacks into computerized cars for her own control and leading a wave of cars to invade a convoy. Last, the chase sequence with the cars being chased by a submarine was fun in a overlong battle that takes place in Russia.

The cast was still great and it was fun to see Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham taunt each other when working on a team. Helen Mirren has a brief appearance and is well worth it. Scott Eastwood was also a fun addition as a rookie to Mr. Nobody. Charlize Theron as the villain was a perfect choice. But sadly, she does not have much to do besides her menacing threats and being in a command room throughout the whole movie. The film does have its twist and turns in the direction, when characters family limit is tested. But in the end, the central theme will always be about family coming together.

The Fate of the Furious is awesome and does best for what it is trying to do which is entertain with crazy action sequences. Great cast. Fun to see these characters work together. Has its cheesy dialogue humor. And I hope to Watch more.


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