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10 Best Video Games Like Fast & Furious, Ranked By Metacritic

The racing genre in video games is stacked with franchises that have been active for decades. The Fast & Furious movies appealed to this fanbase due to their sports car races, action sequences, and a whole lot of style. Interestingly, there are titles that can replicate the Fast & Furious experience in gaming.

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While players won’t have Dominic Toretto and his crew on hand, these games do have similar elements that go into the average Fast & Furious movie. With F9 close to release, it’s worth getting into gear and playing a few games that are sure to hype every F&F fan up before the next Vin Diesel movie arrives onscreen.

Juiced (71)

Two cars collide on the road in Juiced

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is about the main character becoming the Drift King, requiring him to compete with rivals to attain the position. Juiced is along the same lines, with the main character hoping to conquer all the districts of California by beating their champions.
The races are arcade-style, in that the rules are relatively loose and the focus is on winning, rather than the spirit of competition. This was the case in the Fast & Furious movies as well, where the stakes were the main reward.

Driveclub (71)

Blue car from Driveclub video game

This game isn’t much grounded in illegal activities, as seen in the Fast & Furious movies, but the likeness comes from the presence of drive clubs, resembling the loyalty that Dom’s crew had and their tendency to work together to win their races.
In addition, Driveclub features a globe-trotting premise that sees players go off in a number of countries like Norway, India, Japan, among others. Fast & Furious fans will enjoy this aspect since the movie series similarly places the characters around the world in a variety of different cars.

The Crew (72)

Cars drive on the road side by side in The Crew

The Crew is a massive game that has more than 20 hours worth of gameplay material simply in its campaign mode alone. The open-world can feel frustrating at times, due to how huge it is, and navigation can be a challenge, but this should be overlooked in favor of the overarching story.
In this mode, players are taken into a Fast & Furious-style story where the main character has to evade capture from the police and battle a rival with similar abilities. Racing is a key component of the proceedings, as everything is on the line and based on who comes out on top.

Midnight Club: Los Angeles (82)

A car with stripes is ahead of a race care in Midnight Club Los Angeles

All the flash and pizazz from Fast & Furious movies can be found in Midnight Club: Los Angeles, where racing isn’t as big a factor as the thrill of riding cars. A number of creative techniques are available, such as using EMP to disable other cars and sending out sound waves to clear roads.
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Another appeal of the game comes from its police chases, which are thrilling sequences where evasion requires players to use the more stylish elements of the gameplay.

Grand Theft Auto Online (83)

A helicopter shoots at a car in GTA Online

There’s no other game quite like the Fast & Furious reboot series as Grand Theft Auto Online. This is due to the game’s multifaceted quality, as players aren’t restricted to their cars and have to use the characters’ melee skills, as well.
Grand Theft Auto Online also requires players to use their smarts to gain the upper hand over others, with heist sequences ranging in quality based on how a player approaches them. There are a number of cars available, including a host of some of the best JDM models to turn this into a street racing affair and the no-holds-barred nature of GTAshines through.

Project Gotham Racing 4 (85)

A Ferrari car parks on the road in Project Gotham Racing 4

While this title lacks the same notoriety in the characters and storyline as Fast & Furious, it will satisfy fans who check out the latter series for its cars. As it is, Project Gotham Racing 4 has upwards of 130 cars to select from, with options to choose motorbikes, as well.
Those who love the gorgeous display of cars seen in Fast & Furious will have a great time browsing through the ones available in Project Gotham Racing 4, as just about every line is available. In addition, there’s the choice to select from a number of international locations to drive through with the cars.

Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit (86)

A police car is flipped over while another races away in Need for Speed III Hot Pursuit

Back when this game was released for the original PlayStation as one of the best racing games on the platform, it took the world by storm due to its police pursuits. At the time, it was almost unheard of to have this level of realism, as cars were chased after by cops who players had to evade by making use of the cars’ immense speed.
One of Fast & Furious’s main points of action is the characters’ escape from the authorities, with movies like Fast Five featuring the protagonists driving sports cars for this effect. Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit is a similar adrenaline-rushing affair where trouble with the law brings most of the entertainment factor.

Need For Speed: Most Wanted (86)

A race car is on the road in the rain in Need For Speed Most Wanted

Most Wanted was such a groundbreaking installment for the Need for Speed franchise and one of the best games in the series that it was remade for later consoles. The game’s creative aspect was the fact that players could use whatever routes they wanted to finish races and weren’t limited by the map.
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It’s reminiscent of the Fast & Furious franchise’s no-rules apply format, in that characters use whatever strategy they can improvise to come away with the win. The open world is its greatest strength, as players can choose wherever they want to cause mischief and race their troubles away.

Asphalt 8: Airborne (91)

A number of cars race in the hills in Asphalt 8 Airborne

Mobile racers remain one of the most underrated games out there, as people generally don’t consider them on par with console and PC titles. And yet, Asphalt 8: Airborne is one of the highest-rated racing games released, due in part to having all the elements needed, down pat.
With more than 300 vehicles, there’s pretty much no limit to the racing experience, and Fast & Furious fans will enjoy the stunt work that can be done with the cars. The game allows players to showcase each car’s individual skill during races, with the nitro boost making it very similar to the experience of being in a Fast & Furious movie.

Burnout 3: Takedown (94)

Cars are flipped over while a damaged car races away in Burnout 3 Takedown

Considered one of the greatest video games of all time, there’s little doubt that Burnout 3: Takedown will satisfy Fast & Furious enthusiasts. The movies feature the characters crashing into one another through a variety of car stunts, and all that can come to life in this game.
Everything from the intense races, nitro boosting, skidding off roads, drifting, and the general Fast & Furious formula can be found here and then some. Things can escalate into total destruction, yet that’s what makes it so appealing, as the high-octane experience is guaranteed to bring thrills.
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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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