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Fast & Furious 6

By Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Sixth entry is pretty dumb, with lots of car crashes.

Movie PG-13 2013 130 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 14 parent reviews

age 9+
Watch out for violence

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 14+

A fast and fun...and completely bonkers ride

This film is really fun ride. Everyone knows who they are supposed to be in this film and they show up accordingly. I was not very happy with Gal Gadot's character arc in this film, and everyone's nonchalantness after the fact. A fast and fun ride.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (14 ):
Kids say (51 ):

Whatever burst of energy or bit of luck director Justin Lin had on the last movie in the series, Fast Five, it's now past. Fast Five was the first genuinely decent movie in this franchise, inserting the old characters into a suspenseful new heist story with amazing set pieces. But with Fast & Furious 6, things have gone back to normal -- which is to say, awfully dumb.

To start, the testosterone-fueled dialogue and behavior make little sense. If you start asking questions about what anyone is doing in this story, it just falls apart. For example, why does Brian travel all the way from London to Los Angeles to break into prison to obtain information that he already knows and that doesn't help? Plus, the imaginative action from the last movie is gone, replaced by the usual jerky footage that seems designed more to cheat logic than to thrill. (Though there's one pretty amazing rescue scene.) Even the performances seem forced and clunky. This series could have gone out with a bang, but now it's just a whimper.

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