Fast Five (2011): A Guilty Pleasure

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Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent.

Guilty Pleasure Qualities:

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. A bearable Vin Diesel. Fantastic action sequences. The jaw-dropping final action set-piece.

Guilty Pleasure Level:

Moderate (Revisited once every two years)


Justin Lin


  • Vin Diesel (as Dominic Toretto)
  • Dwayne Johnson (as Luke Hobbs)
  • Paul Walker (as Brian O’Conner)
  • Jordana Brewster (as Mia Toretto)
  • Tyrese Gibson (as Roman Pearce)
  • Ludacris (as Tej Parker)


2 hours and 10 minutes


Action / Crime / Thriller

8 thoughts on “Fast Five (2011): A Guilty Pleasure

      1. Hahaha. I just thought — this one dimensional action HW is cranking out. *Siiiiigh.*

        Okay, you already know the real deal.

    1. Me too. I skipped all films after the first Fast and Furious film. Fast Five is really lots of fun and doesn’t take itself seriously, which I like. :)

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