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Fast Five Reviews

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Josh Larsen
March 31, 2015
...achieves the sort of zen chaos that defines the Die Hard films
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
May 27, 2013
Has really transformed this series from camp action cinema to exciting heist cinema.
Austin Kennedy
Film Geek Central
May 14, 2013
The last 2 entries were stupid too, but at least this one was well directed and features some of the most impressive stunt work I've seen in years.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Benjo Colautti
We Got This Covered
March 25, 2013
Fast Five boasts incredible action scenes that are all varied and equally exciting. The film is full of clean, well choreographed shots that are easy to watch and the cast works great as a whole unit, making the film's running time breeze by.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files
January 31, 2013
Like a shot of nitro to the franchise and shows there's plenty left in the tank.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
January 12, 2013
Manages to be more fun than any movie with its outrageous carbon footprint has any right to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Ben Kendrick
October 2, 2012
The series has found new traction in the heist format -- resulting in a fun and immensely entertaining ride.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Scott A. Mantz
Scott Mantz' Movie Reviews
March 3, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
February 7, 2012
The jauntier vibe makes for easier viewing between the big high-speed car set pieces, which are every bit as big, loud, and crazily over-the-top preposterous as one would expect and hope.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Laurence Boyce
The Baltic Times
December 13, 2011
It's about cars, girls and fighting and doesn't pretend to be anything else. For sheer gall alone, "Fast Five" provides much entertainment. Just not much intellect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Sean Axmaker
October 4, 2011
Forget physics, it's just a fun blast of action movie ingenuity, as is the film as a whole.

National Post
July 15, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Brandon Fibbs
July 6, 2011
Director Justin Lin has a spooky, second sense for staging bombastic action sequences, even if he breaks every law in physics to make them work.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Jim Schembri
The Age (Australia)
June 16, 2011
There's arguably even more gun and car play than in F&F4, with the prolonged car chase finale easily chiming in as the best, most imaginative one in the franchise so far.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
David Poland
Movie City News
June 7, 2011
It's trying so hard to pleasepleasepleasepleaseplease. But that's also why it's entertaining
D.K. Holm
May 30, 2011
nostalgic for older team films, and a world in which people interacted face to face
Jim Judy
Screen It!
May 20, 2011
'Fast Five delivers what a dumb, popcorn flick is supposed to and easily passes my standard 'guy-movie' litmus test -- it makes one want to drive fast after seeing it, high gas prices or not. (Parental Content Review also available)
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
May 19, 2011
...a frustratingly protracted piece of work that should have been so much better...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Steve Newall
May 16, 2011
Street racing is dialed down in favour of Ocean's Eleven-style heist plotting and favela gunplay straight out of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kevin A. Ranson
May 13, 2011
Fifth time's the charm.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.0/4.0
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