2 Fast 2 Furious
2 Fast 2 Furious is a 2003 American action film directed by John Singleton. It is the second installment of The Fast and the Furious series. Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) teams up with his ex-con friend Roman Pearce (Tyrese Gibson) and works with undercover U.S. Customs Service agent Monica Fuentes (Eva Mendes) to bring Miami-based drug lord Carter Verone down.
Monica: You might wanna keep your eyes on the road, playboy.
Roman: Enjoyin’ the ride? Man, it’s a fast car, huh? Man, it’s a classic. Old school. American muscle. Man, this car can do all kinda things, man. Wanna see?
[about the Evo ]
Brian O’Connor: All right, let’s see what this thing can do.
Suki: Loser walks home
The scene near the end of the movie where the blue car is driven onto the boat was filmed at Cape Florida State Park on Key Biscayne. A new fishing pier was built by the movie crew to provide the ramp and a car was prepared with the engine and all fuel and brake lines removed and the vehicle steam cleaned so no oil or gas would pollute Biscayne Bay. The plan was to film the shot several times but the first one went so well that the additional takes were cancelled.
The Skyline GT-R became the flagship of Nissan performance,and showcasing many advanced technologies including the ATTESA E-TS 4WD system and the Super-HICAS four-wheel steering. The GT-Rs remained inexpensive compared to its European rivals, with a list-price of ¥4,500,000 (US$31,000). Today, the car is popular for import drag racing, circuit track, time attack and events hosted by tuning magazines. The GT-R is the winner in the 2007 Tsukuba Time Attack held in Japan—the M-Speed GT-R (9 out of the top 15 cars consists of GT-Rs). Production of the Skyline GT-R ended in August 2002. The car was replaced by the Nissan GT-R, an independent vehicle not sold as a Skyline.
After allowing fugitive Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) to evade arrest in The Fast and the Furious, former Los Angeles Police Department officer Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) finds himself on the run from the L.A.P.D. and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and leaves Los Angeles, California to start a new life.
The complex used as Verone’s mansion was formerly owned by Sylvester Stallone.
Eva Mendes Ranked at #53 in FHM’s ‘100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005’ special supplement.