THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT (2006 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.6|5.0 Stars ììì

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift replaces Actor Paul Walker with Actor Lucas Black, moves the action to Tokyo, and uses the talents of Director Justin Lin to introduce us to ‘drifting,’ a type of racing popular in Japan. The storyline revolves around rebellious American teen-ager, Sean Boswell (Lucas Black), whose Mother sends him to Tokyo to live with his dad, U.S. Navy officer, Major Boswell (Brian Goodman), to keep him out of trouble with United States law officials. The ‘family’ working to get their son on a better course in life wasn’t quite what I expected out of a Fast and Furious movie; but, the racing was pretty good and the scenes revolving around Tokyo culture made a unique story worth watching.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Executive Producers Ryan Kavanaugh, Lynwood Spinks, and Clayton Townsend for making the film possible. Additional character/cast include: High School Security Guard (Damien Marzette), American Math Teacher (Trula M. Marcus), Morimoto (Leonardo Nam), Han (Sung Kang), Clay (Zachery Ty Bryan), Neela (Nathalie Kelley), Drift King (Brian Tee), Twinkie (Shad Moss also known as the musical rapper Bow Wow), Ms. Boswell (Lynda Boyd), and Cindy (Nikki Griffin).


Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes.

Ben Meyers

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