The Fate of the Furious - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Fate of the Furious Reviews

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June 13, 2017
While The Fate of the Furious never quite reaches the heights of the last few installments, it still goes by at a breezy pace, and on the way delivers everything we've come to expect and love from this franchise.
May 23, 2017
... if the worst thing to say about the eighth movie in a 16-year franchise is that it's trying too hard, no problem.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 14, 2017
As always the banter between Roman (Gibson) and Tej Parker (Ludacris) provides the funny, Hobbs gets an excuse to painfully body-slam several people to the floor, and Letty comes up with a clever bit of mechanical know-how to save the day.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 8, 2017
A very fun adventure. The formula that has worked so far is still here, but it doesn't scale beyond. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
May 6, 2017
A perfect balance of action and story, F8 seems designed to push back against all the bad things said about sequels, franchises and Hollywood's "cookie cutter" mindset. In a way, the film's message is "if you're going to do it, do it like this."
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
May 5, 2017
Still, this series gets its power and popularity from its salud, mi familia shtick, which as far as I can make out is perfectly genuine.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 4, 2017
The film arrives with the brand new body, but its plot fuel is not as effective as in previous deliveries. The fans will support it, but it becomes repetitive. [Full review in Spanish]
May 2, 2017
The franchise shows that it continues to maintain a good rhythm and chemistry. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 28, 2017
My favorite scene? Deckard and his Mom. This could be a film by itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 28, 2017
You'll laugh and even sometimes roll your eyes and the ridiculousness on screen, but that is exactly what we want with Fast and Furious, and in that, The Fate of the Furious delivers.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
April 24, 2017
Vin is king.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 24, 2017
The Fate of the Furious tops its predecessors not in its action scenes, but by applying that familiar, reality-confounding aesthetic to its characters. The result tests the patience like nothing short of a Diesel crying scene.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 23, 2017
It's all more ridiculous and implausible than ever. But it's so entertaining that I haven't stopped smiling yet. (Splice Today)
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 21, 2017
Autos cascade like a waterfall from the top of a parking garage; sometimes their on-board computers are cyber-jacked so that they besiege midtown Manhattan in an attack wave of shiny expensive plastic and chrome.
April 21, 2017
Fast and Furious 8 is ridiculously large and largely ridiculous and it sure as hell knows it and it's to this series' credit that it continues to successfully exceed the boundaries of its own preposterous enjoyment.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
April 21, 2017
The Fate of the Furious is the reason moving pictures exist. Not the only reason, just the main one: the glory of dynamic motion which involves the pulse and the heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
April 21, 2017
F. Gary Gray, of "Friday," "The Italian Job" and "Straight Outta Compton," takes the wheel, and he manages to hang on. He doesn't improve on anything, but he doesn't stall out, either.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 20, 2017
The Fate of the Furious has plenty of callbacks to previous movies for die-hard fans to enjoy, and it's the franchise's most entertaining installment since at least Fast Five.
April 20, 2017
There's nothing new about it but there's enough to make an efficient and entertaining film that doesn't disappoint at all. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
April 20, 2017
The silly spectacle of The Fate of the Furious -- with cars speeding about and Diesel and Johnson seemingly working on two different movies -- makes it fairly irresistible. As with any multiple-car pile-up, one steers into the skid and hopes for the best.
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