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10 Most Ridiculous Stunts In The Fast & Furious Movies, Ranked

The Fast & Furious movies are full of wild and ridiculous stunts. The Fast Saga first began in 2001 with the release of The Fast & The Furious, in which FBI agent Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker) investigates Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his street racing gang. As the Fast & Furious series continued, the franchise left street racing behind for far more incredible and larger-scale action and adventure with Dom and his family.

With its comic book-like tone, the Fast Saga has also greatly increased the outlandishness of its car stunts. While more and more of the Fast Saga’s action is supplemented by CGI and camera magic, stunt performers still play an important role in bringing the action of the series to life. Here are the 10 most amazing and ridiculous stunts of the Fast & Furious franchise.
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10 Dom & Brian’s Final Race – The Fast & The Furious

Brian and Dom race, narrowly avoiding a train in The Fast and the Furious

The Fast & The Furious has famously (and fittingly) been described as Point Break with cars, but one of its bigger deviations is in the ending when Dom and Brian go for one last race, just narrowly dodging a speeding train in their finish. Even after that, Dom still gets side rammed by a semi, but makes it out unharmed with Brian letting him go. For the time back when the Fast & Furious movies focused on racing and were relatively reality-based, the final race of The Fast & The Furious was one of the franchise’s biggest and moment memorable car stunts.

9 Roman Leaping To Another Car – Fast & Furious 6

Tyrese Gibson in Fast and Furious 6

The stunts of the Fast & Furious movies are not entirely rooted in reality, as seen with Roman’s leap from his car onto an adjacent car in Fast & Furious 6’s highway chase. Obviously, there are the usual safety precautions and planning ahead for the stunt person making the jump to do so as safely as possible, and the situation itself is as inherently outlandish as a movie car chase can be. Even still, it is hard not to tip one’s hat to the perfection of Roman’s daring jump in Fast & Furious 6 and the guts of the stunt performer doing it.

8 Freeing Dom – Fast Five

Fast Five bus chase pic

Fast Five is the franchise’s most important movie, and it picks up right from where 2009’s Fast & Furious left off. In Fast Five’s intro, Dom’s family came to free him while he was being transported to prison, with Fast Five showing their rescue take place by literally flipping the bus end over end. Fast Five famously transitioned the Fast Saga into the high-octane action movie franchise that it has been, and kicking it off with such a daring stunt was the perfect way to usher in that new tone. Even better, as the movie’s later stunts show, Fast Five was literally just getting started.

7 The Train Heist – Fast Five

Fast Five Dom train pic

Right after Dom is rescued, he and his crew assemble for the heist of a collection of cars from a high-speed train. Even better, the heist culminates with Dom and Brian’s cliff dive from their car into the river below after going off a cliff. While more tied to reality than the later Fast & Furious movies, Fast Five’s goal from the outset is to deliver the most amazing stunts the franchise had ever showcased, with the train heist still being one of the best, if very dangerous, Fast & Furious stunts ever.
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6 The Space Car – F9

Fast and Furious 9 Tej and Roman in space car

“The Fast Saga goes to space” was one of the main marketing points of F9. Despite the poster of Dom approaching a space shuttle, F9 keeps its space travel much more improvised with Roman (Tyrese Gibson) and Tej (Ludacris) piloting a makeshift space car into orbit, with scuba diver suits fashioned into low-cost astronaut gear. Even more daring is Roman and Tej’s ploy to destroy a satellite of doom deployed by Cipher (Charlize Theron) by simply ramming their space car right into it. It should go without saying that F9’s space travel is not remotely realistic, but F9, like the entire Fast Saga, clearly is not concerned with realism as a priority.

5 Dom Swinging His Car Across A Canyon – F9

F9 Dom and Letty pic

Even by comparison with the other Fast & Furious movies, F9’s absurdity has been especially singled-out, and Dom’s first over-the-top car stunt must be seen to be believed. To escape his and Letty’s (Michelle Rodriguez) pursuing enemies, Dom drives his car over a bridge cable, slingshotting the pair hundreds of feet across a canyon to another cliff face. Even Letty is impressed by how easily Dom pulled such a physics-defying stunt off, commenting “Well, that was new.” With the entire movie chock-full of similar action movie craziness, the disregard for physics and logic in Dom’s canyon swing might be F9’s most amazing feat.

4 Dom Catching Letty – Fast & Furious 6

Dom catches Letty in midair in Fast & Furious 6

The exhilarating tank chase of Fast & Furious 6 is capped off with the exact moment the Fast Saga became ridiculous. Specifically, Dom’s first true superhuman feat when he crashes his car against a guardrail to send himself into the air and catch the falling Letty. The Fast & Furious movies had kept the movies relatively grounded in the first five installments, but Dom’s rescue of Letty is the exact moment the Fast Saga became ridiculous. Needless to say, plenty more moments of glorious absurdity would follow in the later Fast & Furious movies, but Dom’s mid-air, cheer-worthy catch of Letty was the dawn of new era for the series.

3 Dom Jumping A Car Between Skyscrapers – Furious 7

Furious 7 skyscraper jump image

There was a time when Dom’s speed races seemed to be the peak of death defiance. Furious 7 leaves every previous street race in the dust when the Fast Saga’s best drivers, Dom and Brian, jump a speeding car across three Abu Dhabi skyscrapers. Adding to the stakes is the car’s faulty brake system, forcing Dom and Brian to perfectly time their exit from the car before it finally plummets to the ground from one skyscraper. By the time of Dom’s skyscraper jumps, it was clear that there was nowhere to go but up with Fast & Furious stunts.
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2 The Skyscraper Chase – Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

Hobbs and Shaw movie pic

In Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, the sinister Eteon organization tries to kidnap Hattie Shaw (Vanessa Kirby) by repelling down a skyscraper, but Luke Hobbs recognizes that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line and simply dives after them. Hobbs’s rivalry with Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) adds some levity to the scene with Shaw playing it safe by taking the elevator down. With Hobbs & Shaw, the power of The Rock’s Hobbs is his calling card as much as ever, but even still, his method of catching up to the Eteon commandos is pure Fast & Furious glory.

1 The Safe Chase – Fast Five

Dom and his crew concoct an elaborate heist plan against Brazilian crime boss Hernan Reyes (Joaquim de Almeida) in Fast Five. However, in the interest of delivering the best finale possible, the movie’s climax has them literally towing a 10-ton safe through the streets of Rio de Janeiro in one of the best chases ever in the Fast Saga. The group gets some temporary help from their former lawman enemy Luke Hobbs, and the movie even ends the chase with an excellent twist. Just by itself, the safe chase of Fast Five is enshrined in the legacy of the Fast & Furious movies and stands as the franchise’s best stunt.

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Fast & Furious 11 Release Delay & Filming Start Date Confirmed By Director


Fast and Furious 11
is facing a release date delay to Summer 2026 due to strikes, with director Louis Leterrier confirming the sequel will not be hitting its April 4, 2025 date.
Leterrier also confirms that filming starts in Fall 2025 after finishing a horror movie in September.
The final installment in the
Fast Saga
reunites Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto for one last ride, while also leaving the door open for other spinoffs.

After facing multiple delays due to the 2023 SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild of America strikes, Fast and Furious 11 is seeing its release date delayed. The next installment in the Vin Diesel-fronted franchise is expected to be the last mainline sequel, while development continues on the Dwayne Johnson-led spinoff Hobbs & Reyes, a mysterious standalone movie penned by Fast X’s Zach Dean and a potential female-led spinoff. While a filming start date was never confirmed, Universal had previously set the movie for an April 2025 release date.

During a recent interview with Collider at a CCXP MX panel, Louis Leterrier was asked for an update on Fast and Furious 11. The director went on to confirm that the final mainline installment in the action franchise will no longer be making its April 4, 2025 release date, instead now aiming for a Summer 2026 release window with the filming start date being set for this fall. Check out what Leterrier said below:

It’s happening. It’s happening very, very soon. I’m able to shoot a little horror movie this summer. I’m finishing my horror movie on September 15th, and I start Fast on September 16th.

Will Fast 11’s Multiple Delays Help Or Hurt The Sequel?

Much like the tenth film before it, Fast and Furious 11 has faced a few behind-the-scenes hardships in its road to getting off the ground, namely the delays stemming from the 2023 strikes. While the latest movie seems to have retained its core creative team in comparison to the shift in directors from franchise vet Justin Lin to Leterrier on Fast X after reported creative differences between the former and Diesel, this change didn’t seem to help much with the continued downward trend recent sequels have seen from critics. Check out how the franchise’s Rotten Tomatoes scores compare below:

Title RT Critical Score RT Audience Score The Fast and the Furious 54% 74% 2 Fast 2 Furious 37% 50% The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift 37% 69% Fast & Furious 28% 67% Fast Five 78% 83% Fast & Furious 6 71% 84% Furious 7 81% 82% The Fate of the Furious 67% 72% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 67% 88% F9: The Fast Saga 59% 82% Fast X 56% 84%

Even looking outside the Fast and Furious franchise, many movie sequels have found themselves hurt by various delays, be they from creative changes, general release shifts or other factors. The action genre in particular is one in which lengthier development periods can lead to diminishing returns, be it A Good Day to Die Hard, Rambo: Last Blood or Diesel’s own xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. While Fast and Furious 11 may only be getting pushed back by a year, the delay is nonetheless a concern that the final installment could find itself in trouble.

Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) looking angry with Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) looking unimpressed in Fast & Furious

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On the other hand, the longer wait for Fast and Furious 11 to close out the mainline series of movies could actually prove beneficial for the sequel. Though Leterrier may be busy with another project in the lead-up to filming the next installment, writers Oren Uziel and Christina Hodson should now have more than enough time to really look back at the script and ensure it learns from the critical missteps of recent installments to deliver a satisfying conclusion to the Dominic Toretto saga.

Source: Collider

Fast and Furious 11 temp poster Fast and Furious 11 Fast and Furious 11 is the final movie in the Fast Saga. It reunites Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto with the rest of the cast for one last ride. However, the franchise is open for spinoff films like Hobbs & Shaw afterward.Director Louis Leterrier Release Date April 4, 2025 Distributor(s) Universal Pictures Writers Christina Hodson , Oren Uziel

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Vin Diesel Already Has His Perfect Fast & Furious Replacement Franchise With 51-Year-Old Remake


Vin Diesel’s dominance in Fast & Furious is ending, but Kojak could kick off a new action franchise for him.
Kojak’s reboot faces an uncertain future, but its similarity to Fast & Furious makes it a worthy project for Diesel.
Diesel’s potential shift from criminal racer to cop signifies a fresh start in a possible Fast & Furious-like series.

Vin Diesel’s days of playing Dominic Toretto are numbered, but the actor has already found his perfect Fast & Furious replacement. Diesel found a major breakout role in the early 2000s thanks to participating in The Fast and the Furious. The original 2001 street racing crime movie became the springboard for a sprawling franchise that has lasted for over two decades. The success of the Fast & Furious movies transformed Vin Diesel’s career, turning him into an even bigger star, especially in the action movie genre. But, Fast & Furious 11 is planned as the final chapter for him and the franchise.

The Fast & Furious franchise’s end will put Vin Diesel in an unfamiliar position of not having a major franchise to lean back on. This presents the actor with various options, such as changing the course of his career to pursue non-franchise roles. However, the more likely outcome is that Diesel will attempt to find a new IP that can replace Fast & Furious. He has had trouble in that regard recently, with franchises like xXx or Riddick running cold and Bloodshot and The Last Witch Hunter failing to launch franchises. There is another option for Diesel, though.

2:03 Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto from The Fast & Furious Franchise

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Kojak Can Be Vin Diesel’s New Action Crime Franchise After Fast & Furious
Diesel Has Been Developing The Reboot Since 2015

The impending conclusion of the Fast & Furious franchise means it is finally time for Vin Diesel’s Kojak reboot to get off the ground. The project was announced back in 2015 with Diesel re-teaming with Universal Pictures, the studio behind Fast & Furious, to develop a movie based on Kojak. The original TV series starred Telly Savalas as Theo Kokaj and ran for three seasons after debuting in 1973. The series revolves around Kojak, a New York detective known for being willing to go beyond the law and a love for cars and lollipops, and follows him as he investigates different cases.

Kojak was rebooted in 2005 as a TV show starring Ving Rhames, but it only ran for six episodes

Development on Vin Diesel’s Kojak movie has not been very active in the nine years since it was announced. However, it still maintains the base similarities to Fast & Furious, which makes the project a worthwhile endeavor for Diesel in terms of finding a new action franchise. He would now have another big action series about cars and crime, essentially making Kojak into a newer version of Fast & Furious. The irony here is that Diesel takes on the role of a cop after playing criminal racer Dominic Toretto.

Vin Diesel’s Involvement Can Morph Kojak Into A Major Action Franchise
Kojak Could Be A Fast & Furious Clone
Telly Savalas talking on the phone in Kojak

Looking at the original TV show, Kojak might not necessarily project to be a major blockbuster action franchise akin to Fast & Furious. The TV series was relatively grounded and small due to the nature of its production. However, the fact that Diesel and Universal pinpointed this property as something they wanted to revive together is telling. The announcement of Kojak’s reboot came months after Furious 7 debuted in theaters and took the franchise to new heights at the box office and in terms of how ridiculously big the action and story could get.

It’s sometimes difficult to remember that Fast & Furious started off with a story about DVD thieves who were also street racers before Diesel helped turn it into something much bigger. With that experience and success already behind him, it would be understandable if a similar path was envisioned for Kojak. The series could then morph into a Fast & Furious clone, one that gives Vin Diesel a new franchise to headline and Universal a “fresh” action franchise to grow.

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The Rock’s WWE Run Means Fast & Furious 11 Must Make 1 Major Hobbs Change


Hobbs from Fast & Furious 11 needs a gritty edge like The Rock’s WWE character to keep the franchise fresh and exciting.
The Rock’s time away from the Fast & Furious universe provides the perfect reason for Hobbs to return with a personal vendetta and a more savage attitude.
While Hobbs shouldn’t become a full-fledged villain in Fast & Furious 11, adding some edginess and dirty tricks could make his character more intriguing and dynamic.

Fast & Furious 11 must make one major Hobbs change after The Rock’s incredible WWE run. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s WWE return surpassed his recent movies, with the actor creating some of the best work of his career. Having returned to a thunderous reception, The Rock was able to flip the crowd’s reception by becoming a heel and playing a major part in WrestleMania’s main events. The Rock hasn’t played a villain on screen for years, as even his depiction of Black Adam lent more into the character’s anti-hero side, which made his wrestling run all the more refreshing.

While his wrestling character may not perfectly translate into the Fast & Furious universe, there is one aspect of The Rock’s WWE run that the franchise should attempt to implement. After debuting in Fast Five, The Rock’s best Fast & Furious scenes helped contribute to the movie series becoming so popular, with Luke Hobbs becoming an instrumental part of the story. He was even given his own spinoff alongside Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) and is set to get a solo movie in the future. Despite this, Hobbs would still benefit from adding one key aspect of The Rock’s WWE run.

The Rock’s WWE Run Proves Fast & Furious 11 Needs To Give Hobbs More Of An Edge
Fast & Furious Would Benefit From Hobbs Adopting Some Of The Rock’s WWE Tendancies
Dwayne The Rock Johnson in Black Adam, WWE, and Hobbs and Shaw

Given how electrifying The Rock’s recent WWE run was, there is no doubt Fast & Furious 11 needs to give Hobbs more of an edge. Although the character has had his more serious moments, like most of the Fast & Furious cast, Hobbs tends to mix action with comedy. Hobbs and Shaw are supposed to be two of the more stoic heroes, yet they are constantly at each other’s throats and cracking jokes to help maintain the franchise’s lighthearted core. However, giving Hobbs a grittier side would help the character thrive upon his return.

The Rock’s Fast & Furious return may redeem Fast X’s box office, but the character needs to come back stronger than ever. By allowing him to be more ruthless, he can still maintain some elements of comedy but also become more interesting in the process. Johnson proved that despite being a detestable heel, he was still as hilarious as ever during his recent WWE tenure. This proves that he can maintain Fast & Furious’ tone and humorous style while being more layered; therefore, Hobbs adopting some of The Rock’s WWE characteristics could make him even more entertaining.

Fast & Furious Already Has A Reason For Hobbs To Be More Savage
Hobbs Has Been Away From The Franchise For Several Years

Making a major change to Hobbs’ character could be tough to explain, but Fast & Furious 11 already has a great reason to make him more savage. His four-year absence from the franchise gives him a perfect excuse to come back with a vengeance and potentially have a personal attachment to Fast & Furious 11’s villains. Hobbs’ time away from the main story could be explained through a connection to Fast X’s secondary villain, Aimes. Aimes’ villain twist in Fast X was well executed and suggests he’ll be around for the sequel, which is the perfect reason to bring back Hobbs.

Having a more personal story with one of the villains could allow Hobbs to continue his great quips and one-liners, but it would also give him more of an edge.

Fast X never explained why he’s back, but having a personal vendetta against Aimes could be an intriguing reason. Given Dom and Dante are the focal point of the franchise’s conclusion, Hobbs returning to take down Aimes would avoid overshadowing the main story while still giving him an interesting role. Having a personal story with one of the villains could allow Hobbs to continue his great quips and one-liners, while also giving him more of an edge. This provides The Rock with the perfect reason to implement some of his heel traits while still portraying a morally good hero.

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Why Fast & Furious Can’t Bring The Rock Back As A Villain
Hobbs Already Appeared As An Antagonist In Fast Five
A custom image featuring Dwayne Johnson as Luke Hobbs in the Fast and Furious movies Custom image by Debanjana Chowdhury

Although The Rock’s villainous tendencies worked well in the WWE, Fast & Furious can’t bring him back as an antagonist. Johnson already played the main villain of Fast Five, as Hobbs was originally an enemy of Dom and his crew before becoming an ally. Hobbs’ role in Fast Five was one of his best, but despite being the main antagonist, he always had a level of integrity. Dropping all of this to make him a villain in the final movie would be completely unnecessary, especially as the franchise needs him to remain a hero for his spinoff.

Fast & Furious 11 may end the main story, but The Rock will be part of the franchise beyond this, and altering his character so drastically wouldn’t make any sense. Instead, adding some extra edge to his character would have the same effect and would avoid stealing the thunder from Dante and Aimes. Although Fast & Furious 11 shouldn’t make him a villain, the film can still allow Hobbs to play dirty and pull some cheap tricks in order to show a grittier side, while letting him taunt his enemies when he inevitably helps save the day.

Fast & Furious 11
is scheduled to be released in theaters on April 4, 2025.

Fast and Furious 11 temp poster Fast and Furious 11 Fast and Furious 11 is the final movie in the Fast Saga. It reunites Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto with the rest of the cast for one last ride. However, the franchise is open for spinoff films like Hobbs & Shaw afterward.Director Louis Leterrier Release Date April 4, 2025 Distributor(s) Universal Pictures Writers Christina Hodson , Oren Uziel

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