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Furious 6


Dwayne Johnson and Gina Carano. Photo: Universal

Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) tracks down and hires Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew to go after a former British Special Forces soldier who destroyed a Russian military convoy. This jaw-droppingly popular franchise was cleverly rejuvenated in Fast Five (2011) and number six follows that template, mixing an international heist story with unbelievable car chases and stunts. There are a few set-pieces here that really stand out thanks to their limitless energy, and it’s fun watching a very comfortable cast at work… but the bad guy is boring and there are far too many lulls between action scenes.

2013-U.S. 130 min. Color. Widescreen. Directed by Justin Lin. Cast: Vin Diesel (Dominic Toretto), Paul Walker (Brian O’Conner), Dwayne Johnson (Luke Hobbs), Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson… Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Gal Gadot, Luke Evans, Gina Carano. Cameo: Jason Statham. 

Trivia: Alternative title: Fast & Furious 6. Followed by FuriousSeven (2015).

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