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10 Most Cringeworthy Parts, According To Reddit

Fast X, the tenth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, is currently in development, and all of the production troubles, such as director Justin Lin leaving, have led to an inflated budget of $340 million. That means that Fast X is one of the most expensive movies ever made, and it also means that it’ll likely have way more cringe-worthy moments than any other F&F release too.

As fun as the street-racing-turned-action franchise is, between the melodramatic dialogue delivery, character choices, and family barbeques, the series is notoriously cheesy. But whether it’s Brian’s pick-up lines, bizarre street fights, or countless gear-shifting, fans wouldn’t change a thing.

Shaw Is A Good Guy Now

Fate of the Furious Deckard Shaw Joins the Team

CharlieBrown777 thinks the fact that Shaw, who was the villain in Furious 7, has become one of the franchise’s biggest heroes is the cringiest part of the series. The Redditor rhetorically asks, “Like how can they have Shaw as a good guy now? Dude killed Han and didn’t even apologize for it and the gang just accepts him?”

The Fast and Furious franchise has a major redemption problem, as so many villainous characters end up getting redeemed, and Deckard Shaw is the biggest example. Not only did Shaw attempt to kill all of the Fast family, but in Furious 7, Han’s death scene in Tokyo Drift was retconned, and it was revealed that Shaw was behind it the whole time. While F9 also revealed that Han survived, nobody actually knew that, and just because he survived doesn’t forgive Shaw for what he did.

Brian’s Dialogue In 2 Fast 2 Furious

Brian and Monica in a Mitsubishi in 2 fast 2 furious

Notothat3 doesn’t point out a single one-liner or even a single scene as being cringey, but every single line of Brian O’Connor’s in the 2003 sequel. The user mentions, “Not as bad as people say but Paul Walker’s acting and the dialogue is at all-time cringe here. It’s really great how he went from this to being one of the more compelling actors in the later movies.”

It’s unfair to blame the actor when Walker had such little to work with. There are so many cringey one-liners in the Fast franchise, and most of them can be found in 2 Fast 2 Furious. And whether it’s constantly calling each other “cuh” or Suki yelling “Smack that a**,” it isn’t just Brian who has the cringe lines either.

Johnny Tran Shooting Up Brian’s Car With Uzis

Johnny Tran and his crew confronts Dom and Brian in The Fast and the Furious

Jupue87 points to a scene in the very first movie as the most cringeworthy, and it’s the first time audiences meet the villain of the movie, Johnny Tran. The Redditor refers to when the motorcycle-riding Tran “deadpanned ‘It’s an amazing machine’ before shooting up Paul Walker’s car with uzis.”

It doesn’t exactly make sense why Johnny would shoot up the vehicle, especially as he knew that car wasn’t Dom’s. And what makes the scene even more cringe-worthy is it shows the same shot of the car blowing up from multiple different angles. Though Tran is one of the best Fast & Furious characters with only one appearance, he still has a goofy intro.

The Hack-Off

Ramsey drives a truck as she pursues Otto in F9

Codymiller_Cartoon points to the hack-off between Cipher and Ramsey as the cringiest part of the series. The Redditor comments, “The most cringey part was the ‘hacker’ battle between Cipher and Ramsey with the little quips about how good the other is with the technobabble.”

While it seems like Cipher is Fast & Furious’ very own Thanos, as she’s the villain of both Fate and the Furious and F9, and she’ll likely be the main villain of Fast X, it seems that, just like Shaw, she could be redeemed. Ramsey actor Nathalie Emmanuel has noted that despite the hacking rivalry, she wants to see the two characters join forces and that Cipher is Ramsey’s hero. The actor added, “For years, she knew who Cipher was but didn’t know the identity of Cipher. And now that she’s found out who it is, there’s a part of her that’s going to be really impressed with that.”​​​​​​

Kara’s Altercation With Letty

Ronda Rousey in Furious 7

Kara (Ronda Rousey) is a one-time villain in the Fast and Furious franchise, and it’s the one time a villain has actually been imposing. As Kara is played by a former wrestler, her fight sequences are way more detailed and exciting than any of the others too. But one simple line of dialogue, unfortunately, reminds viewers exactly what kind of movie it is.

DrPogo2488 recalls when Kara tells Letty, “You ain’t that charming, b****” in Furious 7. The Redditor adds, “I still cringe at the delivery of that line.” While it was fun to see Letty go head-to-head with such a commanding villain, this line is exactly why Kara didn’t resonate with Fast & Furious fans.

The Corona Appearances

Letty drinking Corona in Fate of the Furious

EndoveProduct is sick of hearing about Corona beer in the Fast & Furious movies. The Redditor notes, “Don’t get me started on that CRINGE-WORTHY beer commercial slapped in the middle of a scene. Were they even trying? They even mentioned the word ‘Corona’ four times.”

While cringe-worthy, it’s actually rather impressive and admirable that the franchise has stuck to the running gag in every release since the very first film when Dom tells Brian, “You can have any beer you want… as long as it’s a Corona.” Interestingly, according to Business Insider, Corona hasn’t given a cent for the movies mentioning the name — but they have handed over a lot of beer.

The BBQ Scenes

Corona in The Fast And The Furious

In the Fast and Furious franchise, there isn’t a Corona beer bottle in the picture without an eventful barbeque, and Meems012 points out just how cringey they always are. But in this case, the Redditor embraces the corniness as opposed to complaining about it.

The Redditor explains, “my fave indulgence are the bbq scenes. To FAMILY… the cheese in these scenes is what’s gonna keep me coming back for 10 and 11.” The barbeque scenes are stuffed with cringiness, whether it’s Jesse thanking God for exhaust systems while saying grace in The Fast and the Furious or Rome and Tej fighting for Ramsey’s attention in Fate of the Furious.

Dom Causing An Earthquake

Dom and Shaw launch in air to fight in Furious 7

While the previous movies were full of farfetched action, Furious 7 took it to a whole other level, whether it was cars shooting from one skyscraper to another in Dubai or cars parachuting from an airplane. However, this deleted user points out what is by far the most farfetched and cringe-worthy too. The Redditor refers to when Dom stomps on the ground of a parking lot, causing it to completely crumble.

It happens following the cringiest line too, as Dom states, “The thing about street fights… the street always wins.” On top of being cringey, it makes absolutely no sense too. Following that statement and then stomping on the ground, it’s as if Dom predicted exactly how the parking lot would cave in on itself and that it’d perfectly split between where he and Shaw are standing.

The Quarter-Mile Race

Dom and Brian race forr the first time in The Fast and the Furious

Osholt calls out the first proper street race in the series as being cringey, pointing out “the 15 gear changes or something stupid.” The scene is certainly over-the-top, the amount of gear changes is ridiculous, and to say it’s a quarter-mile race, it goes on for a couple of minutes, meaning the racers would have driven several miles.

However, it’s still one of the most exciting action sequences in the entire series. There are relatively few digital effects, and for the most part, it’s shot from inside the cars, so it’s extremely impressive that director Rob Cohen managed to get such excitement out of audiences at the time.

Everything In F9

Dom and Han about to hug in Fast and Furious 9

With a long list of set pieces and action sequences, Al_rusev calls absolutely everything in F9 cringe-worthy. The Redditor comments, “Dom hooking the car to the rope and flying away from the helicopters, all the magnet bulls***, the truck at the end being flipped over and somehow maintaining momentum for another 5 minutes.”

The list goes on, and that’s not even mentioning going into space in a rocket-powered Pontiac Fiero. With the latest release in the franchise, director Justin Lin and the cast and crew didn’t even try to ground anything in reality or plausibility, and while previous set pieces defied physics, physics simply don’t exist in F9.
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Fast & Furious 11 Needs Hobbs Vs. Dom (To End The Rock & Vin Diesel’s Feud)


Fast and Furious 11 needs to feature an epic fight between The Rock and Vin Diesel to resolve the real-life feud and bring closure to their characters’ relationship. The clash between Dom and Hobbs in Fast Five was a game-changer, and revisiting that epic confrontation in Fast 11 would elevate the action and add nostalgia. A showdown between Dom and Hobbs in Fast 11 could serve as a decisive moment of reconciliation, reaffirming the underlying themes of family and unity in the franchise.

Now that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has returned to the Fast Saga, Fast and Furious 11 needs to include an epic fight between Johnson and Vin Diesel. In the high-octane world of the Fast and Furious franchise, the thrill of fast cars and heart-stopping action has always been amplified by the magnetic on-screen chemistry between its stars. However, a real-life feud between The Rock and Vin Diesel has been brewing since 2016. Director Louis Leterrier achieved the impossible by bringing The Rock back into the fold. Now, he must find a way to reunite Luke Hobbs and Dominic Toretto on-screen.

Ever since Fate of the Furious, the void left by The Rock’s absence has grown more conspicuous. The actor’s feud with Vin Diesel has cast a shadow over the franchise, making it increasingly difficult for the writers and directors to craft a cohesive narrative. As Fast Saga fans await the next installment, all eyes are on Leterrier to weave a compelling story that not only showcases jaw-dropping action but also offers a chance for Hobbs and Dom to partake in an epic showdown.

Hobbs & Dom Fighting In Fast & Furious 11 Would Bring Their Arc Full Circle
Vin Diesel's Dom confronts Dwayne Johnson's Hobbs in Fast Five

Fast X and Fast and Furious 11 act as sequels to Fast Five in many ways, so it makes perfect sense for the upcoming installment to build on the fight scene between Dom and Hobbs from Fast Five. The clash between the two powerhouse characters left an indelible mark on fans. Revisiting that epic confrontation could elevate the adrenaline-fueled action and add a layer of nostalgia to Fast and Furious 11. Now that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has had a change of heart and returned to the Fast Saga, the anticipation for a rematch between his and Vin Diesel’s characters has reached a fever pitch.

Dom and Hobbs’ showdown in Fast Five was a game-changer for the franchise, propelling it to new heights with its intensity and raw energy. Given the unresolved tension between the two stars in real life, a meticulously crafted fight scene in Fast 11 has the potential to invigorate the climax of the series and provide a cathartic experience for the actors and fans alike. As Fast 11 may be the final chapter in the Fast and Furious universe, all eyes are on this anticipated clash. Hopefully, a brotherly fight will be the defining moment that brings harmony back to the Fast Saga family.

The Rock & Vin Diesel Can Put Their Feud To Rest On Screen
Hobbs holding on to Dom in Fast and Furious 5

Vin Diesel and The Rock’s personal history adds a layer of complexity to any potential fight between their characters in Fast and Furious 11. Given their real-life feud, it’s unlikely either actor would be portrayed as the clear winner or loser. Moreover, from a storytelling perspective, it would be counterproductive to have Dom excessively harm or kill Hobbs or vice versa. However, as the series approaches its potential end, a showdown between Dom and Hobbs could serve as a decisive moment of reconciliation. After all, throughout the Fast and Furious films, audiences have witnessed a recurring pattern of men engaging in physical conflicts before eventually forming unbreakable bonds.

For instance, Fast and Furious sees Dom and Brian’s tumultuous relationship evolve into a deep brotherly connection after a series of knock-down, drag-out fights. This same sort of understanding between Dom and Hobbs would reaffirm the underlying themes of reconciliation and family that have contributed to the franchise’s enduring popularity. By embracing the notion that they are, in a sense, brothers, Dom and Hobbs could mend their on-screen relationship and deliver a broader message of unity. This would ultimately give fans a satisfying conclusion to their relationship in Fast and Furious 11.

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Vin Diesel Posts Paul Walker Tribute On 10th Anniversary Of His Death


Vin Diesel shares a touching tribute to Paul Walker 10 years after the actor’s tragic death on November 30, 2013. Diesel expresses that “more smiles manage to break through the tears” as years pass because he knows his bond with Walker will be stronger than ever when they eventually reunite. Walker’s character, Brian O’Connor, remains alive in the world of Fast and Furious, and Diesel has previously teased that the franchise won’t end without a proper farewell to Brian and Walker.

Fast and Furious star Vin Diesel takes to social media to share a touching tribute to Paul Walker, 10 years after the actor’s death. First released in 2001, the debut installment in the long-running Fast and Furious franchise introduces Diesel as Dominic Toretto and Walker as Brian O’Connor. Both characters would return for a number of sequels, but Walker tragically passed away on November 30, 2013, during the production of Furious 7.

Now, on the 10th anniversary of Walker’s passing, Diesel has shared a touching tribute post on Instagram to honor his late Fast and Furious costar. Check out the actor’s emotional post below:

Accompanying an image of Walker with one of his daughters, Diesel reminisces about an important lesson learned from the late actor and how his legacy still lives on today. Diesel’s full caption is included below:

I was listening to a song this morning…‘That Lucky Old Sun’… thought of you, racing around Heaven all day. Hahaha…
The family of the Mourning, feels like it has grown since a decade ago… feel’s like that experience of losing someone is far too common today. Leaving more and more of us in search for meaning, trying to make sense of this complex existence…
Oh, I have finally understood what you use to do with the phone, “phone Fasting”… you had the insight to turn off your phone for long stretches of time. I started this year to do just that. You used to say, Vin and I can go years without talking, and our brotherhood will always be stronger than we left it, the ones who truly love you will always be there.
Amen to that.
This is one of my favorite images ever taken… You knew how proud I was when my daughter, the Alpha Angel, your niece would play the piano… well last night she was playing Moonlight Sonata… it took me back to the night before she was born. Me and you were working late… you were telling me that the best moment in life would be witnessing my child being born. That priceless smile you had when I told you the next day that I had cut the umbilical cord…
The next song she started playing on the piano is by an artist you would have loved, named Billie Eilish, ‘What was I made for’… when she started to play, the other angels all came and joined her at the piano and they started singing… wow…emotions… angels, I know you were listening.
After ten years… I know these days of beautiful remembrance will be filled with tears. But as time rolls on, with each year that passes… more smiles manage to break through the tears. Cause I know, when I see you again… our brotherhood will be stronger than we left it.
Miss you.

Will Brian Be Seen Again In Fast & Furious?
Furious 7 Reveals How Paul Walker’s Character Can Return
CGI Paul Walker in Furious 7.

Walker’s death in November 2013 came with a great deal of sadness, but it also created problems for the Furious 7 production, which was about halfway done. It was ultimately decided that Walker’s remaining scenes would be completed with a digital recreation of the actor, with his two brothers, Cody and Caleb Walker, serving as body doubles. Although Walker may have passed away, Brian remains alive and well within the world of the films, though he has not been seen in the flesh since Furious 7’s emotional ending.

The closet audiences have come to seeing Brian again (outside of the flashbacks featured in Fast X) is at the end of F9: The Fast Saga, when the character’s iconic Nissan Skyline pulls up at Dom’s house. This summer’s Fast X supposedly sets up the conclusion of the franchise in an 11th and potentially 12th installment (in addition to the announced Dwayne Johnson Luke Hobbs spinoff movie), and it’s very likely that the final movie will see Brian return in some capacity.

Diesel has also essentially teased as much, telling Total Film (via GamesRadar) earlier this year: “I couldn’t imagine this saga ending without truly saying goodbye to Brian O’Conner.” It’s unclear if this will mean a substantial digital recreation of the actor for extended portions of the film or a quick cameo at the very end, but it seems like audiences haven’t seen the last of Brian just yet. Even in death, Walker remains a key pillar of Fast and Furious, and it’s fitting that the final film will feature another heartfelt goodbye to further honor the late actor.

Source: Vin Diesel/ Instagram

Fast and Furious 11 temp poster

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All 4 Fast & Furious Heroes Who Stayed Dead (& Which One Is Most Likely To Return)


Fast & Furious franchise is known for bringing back dead characters, but there are a few heroes who have remained dead. Jack Toretto, Dom’s father, died in a racing accident and his death should not be undone in the franchise. Jesse, a member of Dom’s crew, was killed in a drive-by shooting, while Vince was killed during an ambush. Elena, Dom’s love interest, was killed by the villain Cipher.

The Fast & Furious franchise has brought many characters back from the dead, but a handful of its heroes have remained killed off after their demise. The Fast Saga has taken its characters on a wild ride from street racing to the most outlandish adventures possible. The running theme of the Fast & Furious franchise has long been family, with Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) building quite a large family indeed over the course of the Fast Saga’s run.

On top of its embrace of ridiculous, superhuman feats as a staple of its action scenes, the Fast & Furious movies are also well known for bringing back seemingly dead characters for more missions. The returns of Sung Kang’s Han in F9 and Gal Gadot’s Gisele Yashar in Fast X would be especially noteworthy in emphasizing the notion that no Fast & Furious death is irreversible. However, that is not entirely true, as there have been a few Fast & Furious heroes who have died and never come back.

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4 Jack Toretto
An image of Jack Toretto driving a car in F9

Jack Toretto (J.D. Pardo) is the father of Dom, Mia (Jordana Brewster), and Jakob Toretto (John Cena), and is first seen in a flashback to 1989 in F9. Jack is a highly skilled race car driver who instilled that talent in his children, with Dom and Jakob being part of his racing pit crew. However, Jack’s racing career took a tragic turn when his car malfunctioned and crashed, killing him. Dom later beat his father’s racing opponent, Kenny Linder (Jim Parrack), almost to death with a wrench, believing him responsible for his father’s demise.

This tragedy also led to Dom and Jakob falling out, with Dom later coming to believe that Jakob set up their father’s death since he was the last one to work on his car. However, Jack was intentionally attempting to throw the race in order to get his family out of debt. He had asked Jakob to help tinker with his car so that it would fail, with Jack’s death being unintentional on both their parts. While his return has been theorized by fans, of all the characters killed off in Fast & Furious, Jack Toretto’s death should never be retconned.

3 Jesse
Jesse in The Fast and the Furious pic

One of the early members of Dom’s family in the original The Fast and the Furious, Jesse (Chad Lindberg) was the brains of Dom’s crew in his enterprise of stealing DVD players. Jesse went on the run after losing a street race to Dom’s rival, Johnny Tran (Rick Yune), having bet his MK3 Volkswagen Jetta in the race. Jesse was later killed outside of Dom’s house when Johnny Tran and his associate Lance Nguyen (Reggie Lee) arrived and performed a drive-by shooting. Dom and Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) then chased down Johnny Tran and Lance Nguyen to avenge their fallen friend.

2 Vince
fast and furious 5 vince

Vince (Matt Schulze) was another member of Dom’s crew in The Fast & the Furious, and he was badly injured during a truck heist in that first movie. After his recovery, Vince fled to Rio de Janeiro where he later reunited with Dom and family in Fast Five. Despite Vince having settled down with a wife and a baby son, he agreed to join Dom’s daring heist of Rio’s most feared crime boss Hernan Reyes (Joaquim de Almeida). Unfortunately, Vince was killed during an ambush by Reyes’s team. After successfully pulling off the heist, Dom left Vince’s intended share of the money with his wife and son.

1 Elena
Elena Neves walks with her gun drawn by a car

Elena Neves (Elsa Pataky) worked alongside Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) in apprehending Dom and his crew in Fast Five. She and Dom gradually developed feelings for each other, however, and departed for Spain with Dom at the end of the movie. After Dom learned that his wife Letty Ortiz (Michelle Rodriguez) was still alive despite her apparent death in Fast & Furious, Dom and Elena had an amicable split, only for it to later be revealed that Elena is the mother of Dom’s son in The Fate of the Furious.

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After Elena was killed by the villainous Cipher (Charlize Theron), Dom and Letty raised the boy together, with the two naming him Brian after Brian O’Conner. Meanwhile, Dom later met Elena’s sister Isabel (Daniela Melchior), who joined Dom’s crew in Fast X. While Elena remains deceased as of Fast X, the arrival of her sister Isabel and Fast & Furious’s habit of not truly killing off characters makes her the most likely thought-to-be-dead hero to potentially return as the franchise speeds towards its finale.

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