PG-13 | | Action, Thriller
Brian O'Conner, back working for the FBI in Los Angeles, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.
Released the same year as The Final Destination (2009), the fourth film in another franchise, whose title is also almost identical to the tile of the first film, omitting any number or subtitle. Coincidentally, the second, third, and fifth films of both series have also been released in the same years.
All right, we're good to go.
Dominic Toretto: You got this?
Letty: You bet your ass, papa. Let's make some money!
During the end credits a car's engine is shown firing in cutaway. The graphic indicates a combustion event on every stroke of the piston. While not common some cars with custom engine management systems run 'wasted spark' firing. In this system there is a spark every compression of the piston.
The end credits shows, an animated version of the beginning of Dominic's escape from Jail.
After initially being awarded a 15 rating, the distributors chose to make one cut for the UK theatrical release. The sight of a man having his head slammed into a marble wall, as well as the removal of the follow-on shot of his broken and bloodied nose, was edited in order to attain a 12A category. This pre-cut version was released on both the UK DVD and Blu-ray.
$70,950,500 5 April 2009