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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift 2006

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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Lots of drifting here... even in a carchase
But it's a good car/action/drifting movie
I'm really glad that furious 7 will finally connect this part to the fast & furious world :P
in all of fast and furious,this the one that is all about race,my liket it...
This was a great spin off and I am so glad they linked it back to the original series after they continued it. Have not gotten tried of watching it.
I actually enjoyed this movie, I liked that it didn't have all the original cast and was its own thing. Sucks about ole Paul Walker but thats life. This movies cool if youre into Japanese Imports as I am. 8/10

this one was good as the others, i'm glad i found a likn that had the whole movie. well i do think the 1st one was the best. it would be cool to watch a real race, in a safe place to race.

Directed by Justin Lin (Better Luck Tomorrow, Annapolis), The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is the third film in The Fast and the Furious series (let's skip using the word franchise). Tokyo Drift isn't the concluding chapter in a planned "trilogy" (although it'll be marketed that way for the special/deluxe/all-in-one DVD gets released later this year). So far, though, the series has grossed more than $400 million dollars worldwide. Vin Diesel, the star of the first film, didn't come back for the sequel and Paul Walker, who appeared in the first two films, didn't come back for the third film. It doesn't really matter, since The Fast and the Furious series is all about the modified, customized cars and high-speed, gravity-defying stunts.

Sean Boswell (Lucas Black), an anti-authoritarian teenager/gearhead, is sent to Japan to live with his estranged father (Brian Goodman), a career military type, after a race that leaves two cars totaled and criminal charges hanging over his head. In Tokyo, Sean is given a crash course in Japanese-style conformity, forced to wear a uniform and slippers in class. Apparently a savant in foreign languages, Sean seems to have little trouble communicating in Japanese. A classmate, Neela (Nathalie Kelley), immediately catches his attention. Like Sean, Neela's not a native-born Japanese (she's assimilated, as far as that goes). Sean acquires a sidekick in the diminutive, fast-talking Twinkie (Bow Wow), an Army brat/fellow student/hustler. Twinkie introduces Sean to the underground world of "drift" racing, a combination of speed, curves, and controlled gliding.

Disappointed after spotting Neela with DK (Brian Tee), the local champion and the nephew of a powerful gangster, Kamata (Sonny Chiba), Sean challenges DK to a race, losing badly. Sean wrecks a car belonging to Han (Sung Kang), and to work off the debt, becomes Han's driver and gofer. Han becomes Sean's Obi-Wan/Mr. Miyagi-like mentor, teaching him the ins-and-outs of drift racing while passing on Eastern-tinged platitudes about life, love, and racing as a spiritual experience. With a romantic triangle in place with the hot-tempered DK and Neela, all plot turns point toward the inevitable rematch between Sean and DK, with the winner getting Neela and the loser facing ignominious exile from Tokyo.

Lin showed distinct promise with his feature-length debut, Better Luck Tomorrow, a low-budget, character-driven film, but quickly traded in his newfound cred for director-for-hire gig on Annapolis, an absurd, absurdly enjoyable, combination of An Officer and a Gentleman and Rocky (a/k/a "Rockyapolis"). Lin directs Tokyo Drift in the hyperactive, hyperkinetic style that's sadly become de rigueur for every action film made in and by Hollywood. Give Lin another film or two in a similar vein, and he may turn out to be the next John Singleton (who, not coincidentally, directed 2 Fast 2 Furious). Fresh out of film school, Singleton wrote and directed Boyz in the Hood, a gritty urban drama that became a critical and box office hit. In short order, Singleton's Hollywood career slipped permanently into mediocrity (e.g., Poetic Justice, Shaft, Four Brothers).

Gearheads will be thrilled by the fetishized attention spent on the modified cars and the high-speed car stunts, but anyone wanting more should look elsewhere. Thin, clich
better than both
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is no where near as bad as the 2nd, and a little bit better than the first. The Story Begins with Sean Boswell who has a choice either go live with his dad in Tokyo, or go to jail. So He catches a plane to Tokyo where he is to be living in his fathers tiny home and go to school, of course his father lays down a set of rules which include no getting behind the wheel of a car. So a day later he goes to school and meets a boy name Twinkie who can get you anything you want at a price. He discovers the underground world of drifting and gets a little more than he can take when he challenges D.K. (Drift King) to a race. The Problem is he doesn't have a car until a guy name Hans lones him his. He so finds out that their not street racing but drift and of course he doen't no how to dirft and wreckes the car. The Story goes on to the realm of Japanese Mothia and then takes a turn to the worse when he has to rescue the girl of his dreams and be aloud to stay in town. The Movie has a good plot compared to the First and the Second. It also has some alsome race scenes and some cool stunts. The only problem is that the screen is jurked around so much it gives you a head ace and Vin and Sean's race sceen is cut by the credits.
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