Dir. Justin Lin
[Universal Pictures; 2011]
by Alex Peterson
Just before the earth-shattering climax of Fast Five, one of its main characters (Vin Diesel) gathers every other major character (minus The Rock, who will momentarily bust into the gathering behind the wheel of his armored Hummer anyway) and with a paternal air relays to them that in a world where money comes and goes, the only thing that really matters is family.
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