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By Sarah Ward
April 01, 2021
By Sarah Ward
April 01, 2021

If you live your life a quarter-mile at a time, then you'll want to travel a few of them for Event Cinema's latest movie festival. In the kind of film frenzy we could all use right now, the picture palace chain will be screening eight flicks from the Fast & Furious franchise.

From 24 April–12 June, prepare to rev up your excitement — with the movie that started it all, plus the high-octane cinema spectacle's second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth instalments. If you've mixed up the franchise's many titles featuring the words 'fast' and/or 'furious', here's what you're in for: 2001's The Fast and the Furious (aka Point Break with vehicles), 2003's 2 Fast 2 Furious (the sequel), 2006's Tokyo Drift (the one without any original cast members), 2009's Fast & Furious (now with more heists and spying), 2011's Fast Five (the one where The Rock joins the fun), 2013's Fast & Furious 6 (featuring a back-from-the-dead favourite), 2015's Furious 7 (otherwise known as "hey, let's throw Jason Statham into the mix as well") and 2017's The Fate of the Furious (with added Charlize Theron).

Bringing your family, whether they're related by blood or they're the friends you consider as close as kin, seems like a fitting thing to do. You'll have to buy your tickets separately per film, though — so it's up to you whether you strap in for just a movie or two, or ride out the whole thing.


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