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2010 - 2015, Action, Fast & Furious

Fast & Furious 7 (2015)

Duration 2h 17m Rating (UK) 12A
Source of story All six of the preceding movies
Writers/Script Chris Morgan
Additional Info During the production Paul Walker died in a car crash, but they completed the film using his brothers, and superimposing his features. 230 cars were destroyed during the filming.
Director James Wan
Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky, Gal Gadot
Elevator Pitch A secret service official recruits the Toretto team to recover a secret computer programme called “The Eye of God” which among other things will help them find a man attempting to kill them all in revenge for the harm done to his brother.
Content A number of set pieces involving cars, the first as they battle with an armoured convoy on a mountain road, then one requiring a car to leap between buildings in Abu Dhabi and then a chase through the streets of LA pursued by a missile carrying drone. Also some girl’s bums, but probably just for the trailer. They drink beer and swear a bit.
A View As usual most of the dramatic scenes went on for too long for me but obviously not for everybody else since it made an unfeasable amount of money and may still be the sixth highest grossing film of all time, and honestly despite the paper thin plot, it was not too bad. So maybe a watch if you like cars.

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