On the Subject: Of Fast Five

The franchise gets pumped up with the introduction of Dwayne Johnson and we see the Fast and Furious films really start to kick off from here! This film also ups the campy dialogue and makes everyone more of a character. Does it work? Lets drive right into this episode with a special co-host Sam to help out.


  • The Fast and Furious-

  • 2 Fast 2 Furious

  • Tokyo Drift- Karate Kid meets Heist

  • Fast and Furious (4)- Nothing

  • Fast Five- The Fugitive

Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent.

Director: Justin Lin

Writers: Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson (characters)

Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson | See full cast & crew »

BOX OFFICE Released April 29th 2011

Budget: $125 million

Domestic: $210 million

Foreign: $416.3 million

Cumulative: $626 million

Opening Weekend: $86.2 million

Opened #1 run 15 weeks

  • #2 Rio

  • #3 Tyler Perry's Medea's Big Happy Family

  • #4 Water for Elephants

  • #5 Prom

Fast and Furious TIMELINE

  • The Fast and The Furious

  • Turbo Charged Prelude (short)

  • 2 Fast 2 Furious

  • Los Bandeleros (short)

    • Works with Han and Dom/Letty romance

  • Fast & Furious (4th)

    • Letty dies (not really)

  • Fast 5

    • Learn that Letty is alive

  • Fast & Furious 6

  • Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift

    • Han heads to Japan after Giselle's death

  • Furious 7

  • The Fate of the Furious (8th)

  • Hobbs and Shaw


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