What Is The Best Fast And Furious Movie?

What Is The Best Fast And Furious Movie
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The “Fast and Furious” series began in 2001, with the release of “The Fast and the Furious” movie. The film starred Dominic Torreto, played by Vin Diesel, and Brian O’Conner, played by Paul Walker. Over the years, the movie franchise grew larger. As of 2021, the franchise has ten movies tied to it, and in 2023, it is set to release its latest film, the “Fast and Furious 10.” In this article, we have ranked The Fast and the Furious from the least to best. However, for those who wish to watch in chronological order. Here is the list of the “Fast and Furious” movies. 

  1. The Fast and the Furious (2001)
  2. 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
  3. Fast & Furious (2009)
  4. Los Bandoleros (2009)
  5. Fast Five (2011)
  6. Fast and Furious 6 (2013)
  7. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
  8. Furious 7 (2015)
  9. The Fate of the Furious (2017)
  10. Fast and Furious Present: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
  11. F9 (2021)

You may have noticed that the “Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift” was placed on the 6th despite being released in 2006. The main reason is that it was a sequel to “Fast Five” and “Fast and Furious 6.” Also, in Tokyo Drift, Han Lue died in a car crash, but he still appears in “Fast and Furious,” “Fast Five,” and “Fast and Furious 6,” where he mentions his desire to go to Tokyo.

Meanwhile, “Los Bandoleros” is only a short film directed by Vin Diesel. Technically, it’s not really a movie.

#11 Los Bandoleros (2009)

Director:  Vin Diesel

Box Office: N/A

Starring: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Sung Kang, Tego Calderón, Don Omar

Synopsis:

Tego Leo, who is incarcerated in the Dominican Republic, has a discussion with other inmates on how companies are preventing the development of electric vehicles and instigating conflicts over oil. Meanwhile, Rico Santos struggles to get gas so that he can make it home in time for supper. Later, Han Lue arrives and is picked up by Cara and Malo at the airport. They return him to Rico’s home, where his aunt Rubia is battling to pay her petrol expenses. 

Before they both enter the house to eat dinner with the entire family, Han goes outside to observe Dominic Toretto working on his car. Dom talks about freeing Tego from jail and stealing oil to help the family. Later, Dom, Cara, and Han go to a nightclub to meet with Elvis, a dishonest local politician, who manages to set up the robbery for the following morning on a highway.

After successfully freeing Leo from jail and completing the plan with Rico, Dom is taken aback when Letty Ortiz shows up. They renew their affection as they travel together to a beach.

#10 Fast and Furious (2009)

Director:  Justin Lin

Box Office: $360.4 million

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, John Ortiz, Laz Alonso

Synopsis:

Street racer-thief Dominic Toretto resolves to cut himself off from everyone close to him, including his girlfriend Letty because he is still wanted by the law and some criminals he has crossed. However, he finds out that Letty was murdered in Los Angeles. He goes back to find out what transpired. 

On the other hand, former undercover police officer Brian Conner, who now works for the F.B.I., crosses paths with Dom and lets Dom get away instead of reporting him in. He’s been looking for a shady drug dealer named Braga, the individual who Dom is hunting for as well. Dom’s eagerness to find out what happened with Letty is the key to where Braga is, and his trail leads O’Conner to him. Letty appears to have been a courier for Braga. Dom and Brian offer their services when Braga is looking for new drivers. 

#9 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

Director:  John Singleton

Box Office: $236.4 million

Starring: Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Eva Mendes, Cole Hauser, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, James Remar

Synopsis:

Due to his unlawful behavior in the first movie, ex-cop Brian O’Conner left L.A. and is now flying through the streets of Miami while earning a little bit of money through street racing. Brian gets apprehended by the police while being observed by Customs Agent Monica Fuentes. 

Agents Markham and Bilkins offer Brian a deal in which he will go undercover and attempt to bring down drug boss Carter Verone in exchange for having his criminal record cleared. Brian consents, but only if he is allowed to select his companion. Brian returns home to Barstow, California, and enlists the aid of an old buddy named Roman Pearce. Pearce concurs, but only if he gets the same deal as Brian. Brian and Rome team up with Monica’s assistance to take down Verone. 

#8 F9: The Last Saga

Director:  Justin Lin

Box Office: $726.2 million

Starring: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, John Cena, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron

Synopsis:

Dominic Toretto and his wife, Letty Ortiz, took a step away from criminal life. The couple lived a relatively quiet life with their son Brian when a ghost from the past came crashing back in. His former peers came knocking on their door. Roman Pearce, Tej Parker, and Ramsey brought them the news that Mr. Nobody’s plane was attacked by rogue agents. The same ones who abducted Cipher. He was informed that the plane was nowhere to be found. 

Dom reluctantly agrees to search the aircraft upon realizing the involvement of his brother Jakob. Jakob was his estranged broter. After Dom drove him away for murdering their father, they hadn’t seen one other in years.

#7 The Fate of the Furious (2017)

Director: F. Gary Gray

Box Office: $1.236 billion

Starring: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron 

Synopsis:

While honeymooning in Havana, newlywed Dominic Toretto and Letty Ortiz get news that Toretto’s cousin Fernando gets into problems with a local racer named Raldo. Dominic challenges Raldo to a race, pitting Fernando’s modified car against Raldo’s and betting his show car since he believes Raldo is a loan shark. After narrowly winning the race, Dom acknowledges Raldo by letting him keep his automobile and instead gives his cousin the keys to the exhibition car. 

The elusive terrorist Cipher approaches Dom the following day and pressures him into working for her. Shortly later, the Diplomatic Security Service (D.S.S.) hires Dom and his group, including Letty, Roman Pearce, Tej Parker, and Ramsey. On the other hand, Agent Hobbs is tasked to assist him in removing an E.M.P. device from a military installation in Berlin, Germany. During the escape, Dom turns bad, knocking Hobbs off the road and taking the gadget for Cipher. Hobbs is detained and kept in the same maximum security facility where he assisted in the imprisonment of Deckard Shaw.

#6 Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

Director: David Leitch

Box Office: $760 million

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Helen Mirren, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Cliff Curtis

Synopsis:

The MI6 team led by Hattie Shaw was tasked with recovering a potential bio-weapon when they were ambushed and killed by Brixton Lorr, a cyber-genetically enhanced super soldier and anarchist. Hattie injects herself with the pathogen to keep the weapon out of Brixton’s hands. She leaves Brixton after becoming infected in order to search for an antidote before it kills her and decimates a significant portion of the world’s population.

Both British rogue agent Deckard Shaw and Hattie’s estranged brother, American Diplomatic Security Services agent Luke Hobbs, are sent to find her and bring her in. Despite being sworn foes, the two unwillingly work together to defeat Brixton in order to save Hattie and the entire planet.

#5 The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Director: Justin Lin

Box Office: $159 million

Starring: Lucas Black, Sung Kang, Brian Tee, Nathalie Kelley, Bow Wow, Nikki Griffin, Zachary Ty Bryan

Synopsis:

Sean Boswell has always been an outcast at school. His only interaction with the uncaring world is through illicit street racing, making him particularly unpopular with the local police. Sean is sent abroad to live in a small apartment in a low-rent area of Tokyo with his military brother in order to escape going to jail. The simple street race has made way for drift racing, the pinnacle of the high-speed, gravity-defying auto race.

The lethal mix of extreme speed on tracks with hairpin curves and switchbacks is known as drift racing. It originated in the country where the majority of modified racers are on the road today. Sean inadvertently competes against D.K., the “Drift King,” who has connections to the Yakuza, the Japanese criminal organization, in his first unsuccessful attempt at drift racing. He must venture into the hazardous Tokyo underworld, where his actions could have lethal repercussions if he wants to make one for his loss.

#4 Fast and Furious 6 (2013)

Director: Justin Lin

Box Office: $788.7 million

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Sung Kang, Luke Evans, Gina Carano

Synopsis:

In this rubber-burning action sequel, Agent Hobbs calls Dom Torretto and his team to London so they may battle a group of mercenary drivers who have wreaked havoc in a dozen other nations. Dom and Brian have decided to go undercover for a bit after just earning a nice $100 million for taking down a cunning criminal mastermind. 

Agent Hobbs is enraged with a sinister criminal organization’s terrible boss and has come to the conclusion that the sole way to stop them is to take them out where they are strongest. Agent Hobbs realizes that Dom knows the only drivers in the world who have the abilities to perform the mission and gives them all full pardons if they will go to London and get back behind the wheel. 

But the closer the outlaw drivers get to the group, the more it becomes clear that Letty, Dom’s ex-girlfriend, is still alive and an important player inside their ranks. As soon as their independence is attained, Dom and the team reunite for their most hazardous assignment.

#3 The Fast and the Furious (2001)

Director: Rob Cohen

Box Office: $207.3 million

Starring: Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

Synopsis:

As a wave of high-speed electronics truck robberies sweeps the region, Los Angeles police begin to suspect street racer Dominic Toretto. In order to prosecute Toretto, LAPD officer Brian O’Connor goes undercover and joins the highly competent racing team.

However, O’Connor discovers that he is in love with Mia, Toretto’s sister, and with this new world as well. O’Connor must choose where his true loyalty lies as a competing racing team grows stronger.

#2 Furious 7 (2015)

Director: James Wan

Box Office: $1.516 billion

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Djimon Hounsou, Tony Jaa, Ronda Rousey, Kurt Russell, Jason Statham

Synopsis:

Dominic Toretto and his crew thought they had left the life of a mercenary criminal behind. They split up after taking down the worldwide terrorist Owen Shaw. Shaw’s brother Deckard is currently killing the crew one by one in retaliation, though. Even worse, a computer terrorism program called “God’s Eye” that can turn any contemporary item into a weapon is being stolen by a terrorist with a Somalian nationality whose name is Jakarde and a corrupt government figure titled “Mr. Nobody.” Torretto must rejoin with his team in order to stop Shaw and reclaim the God’s Eye program in the midst of a fight between the terrorist and the American government.

Furious 7 was the very last of the movie franchise to feature Paul Walker, who played the role of Brian O’Conner. An automobile accident caused his death in 2013.

#1 Fast Five (2011)

Director:  Justin Lin

Box Office: $626.1 million

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Gal Gadot, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Matt Schulze, Sung Kang, Tego Calderón, Don Omar, Dwayne Johnson

Synopsis:

Brian O’Conner, a former cop and convicted criminal Dominic “Dom” Toretto, joined forces on the legal system’s opposing side. When Dom Torretto gets jailed, Brian and Dom’s sister Mia Toretto aid him in escaping custody. The process leads to a thrilling chase that leads the trio to fly to Rio de Janeiro, where they must do one more task to gain absolute freedom.

They assemble an elite team of top-notch racers to serve as their allies in confronting a corrupt business person who wants their head. Unfortunately, he was not the only one after them. Federal Agent Luke Hobbs also follows their trail, and he’s known for never failing to capture his target. As Hobbs runs through Brazil, he and his men quickly realize how challenging the chase be. He must use pure instinct and get to the three first before someone else could.

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