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Parents' Guide to

The Fast and the Furious

By Jose Solis, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Flashy street-racing movie with violence, profanity, sexism.

Movie PG-13 2001 106 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 17 parent reviews

age 14+

This movie was really good and great it just had to much cuss and sex I like it

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
1 person found this helpful.
age 18+

This title has:

Great role models
1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (17 ):
Kids say (64 ):

This franchise starts with a bang, in what is one of the best executed action films of the early 2000s. Best remembered for its sleek cars, exciting races, and nonsensical plot, The Fast and the Furious should also be regarded for its inclusivity, as it has one of the most diverse ensembles in its genre.

Nothing in the film is supposed to be taken at face value, which is why the story is filled with cliches, borrowing from Western, police, and heist sub-genres, and its plots and twists can be predicted from a mile away. The point is to sit back, relax, and enjoy the wild ride.

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