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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 16 June 2006 (USA)
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A teenager becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.

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Justin Lin

Writer:

Chris Morgan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucas Black ... Sean Boswell
Damien Marzette Damien Marzette ... High School Security Guard (as Damien Marzett)
Trula M. Marcus Trula M. Marcus ... American Math Teacher (as Trula Marcus)
Zachery Ty Bryan ... Clay (as Zachery Bryan)
Brandon Brendel ... Clay's Buddy #1
Daniel Booko ... Clay's Buddy #2
David V. Thomas ... Clay's Buddy #3
Amber Stevens West ... Cheerleader #1 (as Amber Stevens)
Ashika Gogna Ashika Gogna ... Cheerleader #2
Christian Salazar Christian Salazar ... Chubby Hispanic Kid
Kevin Caira Kevin Caira ... Auto Shop Bully #1
Trey Sanford Trey Sanford ... Auto Shop Bully #2 (as Julius Trey Sanford)
Danny Ray McDonald II Danny Ray McDonald II ... Auto Shop Bully #3
Nikki Griffin ... Cindy - Clay's Girlfriend
Vincent Laresca ... Case Worker
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Storyline

An American teenager named Sean Boswell is a loner in school, however he challenges his rival for an illegal street racing, and he totals his car in the end of the race. To avoid time in prison he is sent to Tokyo to live with his father who is in the military. As soon as he arrives he discovers a new, fun but dangerous way of street racing in the underworld of the streets of Tokyo, Japan. Written by Emphinix

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On the streets of Tokyo, speed needs no translation... See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for reckless and illegal behavior involving teens, violence, language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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USA | Germany | Japan

Language:

English | Japanese | Portuguese

Release Date:

16 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fast and the Furious 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Beach, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,973,840, 18 June 2006

Gross USA:

$62,514,415

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$158,468,292
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DTS | Dolby Digital | DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The song "The Barracuda" by The 5.6.7.8's was featured in the movie. They have also been featured in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), in which Shin'ichi Chiba appeared as well. See more »

Goofs

In the final moments of the last race between D.K. and Sean, the Fairlady Z sideswipes the Mustang and loses its passenger side light. D.K. drives up the side of the hill, where small trees and shrubs knock out the driver's headlight. In subsequent scenes, the driver's headlight is attached and working. See more »

Quotes

Drift King: You know who I am, boy?
Shawn Boswell: Yeah. You're like the Justin Timberlake of Japan, right?
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Alternate Versions

For the Japanese version the scene with the final race is altered. The Yakuza member starting the final race is shown to be having all his fingers instead of missing four. See more »

Connections

Followed by Fast & Furious 10 (2021) See more »

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Mission 'Banana Muffins'
Written by Takeshi Nakatsuka
Performed by Oypthone
Courtesy of Happiness Records Co., Ltd
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Lacking compared to the others
4 August 2019 | by cardsrockSee all my reviews

This Fast and Furious entry sits down near the bottom of the franchise. It's not bad, it's just not particularly memorable for anything other than its title maneuver. Lucas Black has nowhere near the charisma of the franchise's other leads and the story is ultimately pretty bland.


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