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The Fate of the Furious


Charlize Theron and Vin Diesel. Photo: Universal

The old team is rounded up one more time for a top secret government mission, but they’re all seemingly betrayed by Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) who’s working with a new dangerous foe (Charlize Theron)… The eighth chapter in the Fast and the Furious saga has a razor-thin story for a movie as bloated as this, but plenty of outlandish action to satisfy die-hard fans, including a silly, icy showdown in Russia involving a nuclear sub. Combines street racing with spy-movie trappings and a lot of comedy; unwieldy, but boosted by Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. 

2017-U.S. 136 min. Color. Widescreen. Directed by F. Gary Gray. Cast: Vin Diesel (Dominic Toretto), Dwayne Johnson (Luke Hobbs), Jason Statham (Deckard Shaw), Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris ”Ludacris” Bridges… Charlize Theron, Kurt Russell, Scott Eastwood, Kristofer Hivju. Cameo: Helen Mirren.

Trivia: Alternative title: Fast & Furious 8. Followed by Fast & Furious 9 (2021).

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