Fast Five 2011

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(258) IMDb 7.3/10
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Get ready as Vin Diesel and Paul Walker lead a reunion of all-stars from every chapter of the franchise built on speed. Fugitive Dom Toretto partners with former cop Brian O'Conner on the opposite side of the law in exotic Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There, they are hunted by a high-powered U.S. strike force led by its toughest Fed and an army of corrupt cops working for a ruthless drug kingpin.

Starring:
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges
Runtime:
2 hours 4 minutes

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Fast Five

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Product Details

Genres Thriller, Action & Adventure, Crime
Director Justin Lin
Starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges
Supporting actors Matt Schulze, Gal Gadot, Tego Calderon, Don Omar, Joaquim De Almeida, Jordana Brewster, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Sung Kang, Vin Diesel, Elsa Pataky, Tyrese Gibson
Studio NBC Universal
BBFC rating Suitable for 12 years and over
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Mr. LC PHILLIPS on 20 Mar 2012
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
There are some things that can come back stronger and better after a period of weakness or difficulty. The original fast and the furious was a great action/car movie. It flexed its muscles with Vin Diesel both literally and with a role that suited him down to the ground. Jordanna Brewster came onto every man's radar and the cars were the stars too. It was so good that a sequel seemed almost inevitable, but all 2 fast 2 furious proved was that Paul Walker couldn't fill Vin Diesel's boots. Tokyo drift picked up the story a little bit but it wasn't until fast and furious returned with the tag line new model: original parts that everyone sat and up and took notice again. By then Diesel had given up his noble intentions and decided sequels weren't the worst thing that he could do and we were treated to a great return to form for both an actor and a movie franchise.

What Diesel has always needed in these movies was a nemesis. Enter Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson stage left, ripped beyond belief and barking a means business attitude. In fact, he is the perfect aggressor for Diesel and clearly relishes the role. The escalating tension between Johnson and Diesel explodes on screen and makes for one of the greatest, if over the top fights on film last year. Of course, Johnson as the cop is essentially a good guy just doing his job. Think of him as a hulk version of Walker in the original.

This film embodies everything that was great about the original. Diesel broods as protector and avenger. Brewster is sexier than ever. The selection of cars reads like a petrol head's wish list, the reunion is complete and Dom's charger even makes a return. Nothing has been left to chance.

This triple play version offers the extended cut which shows Johnson as a bit more of a bad-ass and is well worth it. The extras also make the grade as does the film in general. Looking forward to the next instalment, which promises much more of the same.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Haskins17 on 24 Nov 2011
Format: DVD
This has got to be one of the most enjoyable films I have ever watched. Loved every single second of it and I would recommend anyone to buy it. I just hope there is many more of these films to come!
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45 of 51 people found the following review helpful By Me on 11 Jun 2011
Format: Blu-ray
My hopes were not high. To be honest if it hadn't been for work I really wouldn't have gone. And what was I expecting? Well it's a sequel for a start off and a part 5 at that OMG! There would be action scenes edited together so fast they made no sence (Quantum of Solace is a perfect example), the the music would be so loud and the camera work so jerky and horrible I'd get a headache, there would be murky dull photography.... oh there's so much wrong with this genre of films today. But F5 proved me wrong! The action scenes, so well put together with clarity and skill, had me on the edge of my seat throughout (would the makes of the next Bond please take note), the photography was colourful and bright, the locations interesting and ideal, the story(as mad as a bag of cats) was great fun. The performances were so much fun... Had I been 5 (instead of 40 something)it would have been the best film I'd ever seen. Best of all it wasn't in the dreaded 3D!!!!! Unlike most of the films I've seen so far this year I actually really enjoyed myself with F5 (Pirates of the Caribbean sent me to sleep).
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By The Movie Guy TOP 500 REVIEWER on 18 Sep 2013
Format: DVD
** PLOT SYNOPSIS (MINUS ENDING)**

Vin Diesel is busted out of prison and is reunited with his sister Jordana Brewster (who I fell in love with in D.E.B.S.) and her bf Paul Walker in Rio, the most recognized skyline in the world. They are bad guys stealing cars off a train. As things turned out, these were cars seized by the Brazilian DEA, who for some reason unlike their American counterparts don't disable the vehicles. Due to infighting, the effort is partially botched and Vin Diesel and Walker end up as captives of a Rio mobster. They discover he wants one of the cars back real bad. After they escape they dismantle the car to find out way.

Meanwhile Dwayne Johnson comes down from the US to take back Vin Diesel. It seems the US has jurisdiction in Brazil, but hey its a movie. From a chip in the vehicle, Vin Diesel discovers that the crime boss has money stored in various cash houses throughout the city. Walker and Vin Diesel assemble a Mission Impossible team to go after the cash. They attack the first cash house and burn the money which forces the mobster to relocate all his eggs into one basket. As it turns out, that basket is inside the evidence safe at the police station, making the task of that one last hit a bit more difficult. At this point the movie takes a few interesting twists and turns.

The plot contains numerous implausibilities as does most Mission Impossible action movies, vehicles that can bust through concrete walls (that never use rebar), and don't even scratch the head lights. The ending will keep Myth Busters busy for a season.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By C. Stewart on 10 Nov 2013
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
F&F5 is where I came into this franchise entirely unintentionally before working my way back (literally, through 4, 3, 2 and 1) and then forwards to 6. When moving pictures were first invented at the turn of the 20th century, people rightly understood real learning took time, work and study and properly viewed movies as light, fun, recreation. Then the art-house and "message" movies drove audiences away in droves; as my friend who bought me F&F5 and who has more degrees than a compass pointed out, "if I want preaching I'll go to church, if I want lectures I'll go to college".
Unfortunately the understandable backlash against this pretentious nonsense allowed movie-makers to go way too far in the other extreme, producing mindless trash for maximum profit that is 90 minutes of your life you'll never get back. I like movies for entertainment - a couple of hours out of a stressful life where I can relax and not have to think too deeply - but bitter experience has taught me that all too often this genre is often the worst for wasting your money and time. Anything "high octane" is usually just a 90 minute advert for Advil or Tylenol - you should be paid to watch such pap rather than the other way, or else it's an action movie that tries too hard to be "deep" and look at "bigger issues" as Point Break tried and failed despite Patrick Swayze managing to keep a straight face whilst spouting pseudo-psychobabble.
When I was given F&F5 I was polite but not enthused.
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