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Why does the Fast & Furious franchise have a chronological order different from the release order?

As you already know that the Chronology of Fast & Furious franchise is different from the release order but the reason for it is more complex than the chronology. Tokyo Drift has nothing to do ...
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How did Brian blow out the floor plate in his car?

As per the Movie Mistakes factual errors listing this really couldn't have happened: During the first race a square plate on the floor falls off Brian's Eclipse. The Mitsubishi Eclipse is a ...
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Why did Harry help Brian?

To the best of my knowledge, it's never stated outright that Harry is in some sort of trouble although it is strongly hinted at with the following dialogue: Harry: Brian, you're messing with my ...
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Why did Hobbs & Shaw cut their action scene this way?

When the "good guy" team is preparing, they mention that they'll start the battle at the crack of dawn. Strategically it's good, because the bad guys will have morning sunlight in their faces, making ...
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How long was that Runway?

Accoring to this article from the BBC; Our best estimate after calculating plane speed, car speed and simultaneous action sequences is that the runway is 18.37 miles (29.6km) long. Which is still ...
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Why did the airbag not deploy on Statham's Maserati in Furious 7?

Cars before a certain year (1998) are not required to have drivers side air bags. And there is a loud majority of modders in car culture who believe air bags are more dangerous than life saving, and ...
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Who provided voice for Paul Walker in Fast & Furious 7?

They used Paul Walker's brothers, as explained in this article: To double for Walker, the production turned to his younger brothers Caleb and Cody, as well as actor John Brotherton (who also has a ...
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Paul Walker body doubles in Fast & Furious 7

The Wiki on Fast 7 - Filming mentions (and shows an image of) one particular example at the end of the film. Paul's face is CGI'd over whoever's torso they used for that scene. It is vague on the ...
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Head-on Collision Survival Chances in Furious 7

At the speeds with which they were travelling, and no restraints, they both would have been ejected through the front windshield, or at least been slammed into the wheel/dashboard. Imagine getting ...
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What was the tube Torreto removed from the Cuban car in order to make it go faster?

I believe your talking about the following scene So essentially to improve performance: They lighten the car by removing a bunch of parts . Dom then brings a can of ...
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How did the car fly in Furious 7?

Is this realistic at all? It does not seem possible Apparently, YES There's a long article at Vulture.com which goes into the physics and math but essentially (movie magic aside)... the actual "...
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What is Dominic Toretto's personal code?

Family The only code that Dom Toretto lives and swears by is family! He might be a thug and criminal by definition but his actions have always been motivated by his drive to care for his family. He ...
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How did Torreto lose his cross from his neck in Fast Five?

Basically...it just fell off (as strange as that may sound). It's covered in the script Elena nods and he (Hobbs) moves off, continuing the hunt for Toretto. When he's gone she NOTICES something ...
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Why did Toretto accept working for Cipher in first place?

So, why exactly did Toretto accept working for her in first place? Because she'd kidnapped Elena, an ex-lover of Dom's. Cipher says... I think I need to remind you why you chose to be here. This ...
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Head-on Collision Survival Chances in Furious 7

Yes, it's likely for someone to walk away from a low speed crash. Assuming 25~35 MPH total, even a pedestrian to car hit, there's a significant possibility of walking away unharmed. State of ...
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How come Dom's car not turned off when he uses the EMP?

If I recall correctly, the car is a 1970s Dodge Charger which has no electronics to be affected by an EMP blast. It's perceived wisdom that modern cars rely extensively on electronics for ignition ...
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When did Letty regain her memories?

She actually remembers as she described. Yes truth. She said I remember everything. It came to me like a flood. If you see the lift scene in the tower, when they were dressed formally and they ...
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Did the Furious 7 team do wrong things in Abu Dhabi?

Unless the production crew had special permission for things, you have to remember that just because a movie is shown to take place somewhere, doesn't mean it's actually filmed there. There's a lot ...
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Why did Furious 7 get an 'A' certificate in India but got a 'PG-13' certificate in USA?

The rating system in the U.S. is very opaque. The raters' identities are kept secret and their decisions cannot be formally appealed. You should watch the documentary This Film Is Not Yet Rated. A ...
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How is Paul Walker's character regenerated in Furious 7?

The most recognizable scene of CGI is the photo shown below of Walker's brother in as a body double and Paul's actual face on the body double. Viewers who pay careful attention will note that the ...
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How come Dom's car not turned off when he uses the EMP?

A few reasons that this would be true: The cars built before the 1980s have relatively few electronics, and those that do don't have any major systems (such as braking, ignition, fuel injection, etc.)...
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Why did Harry help Brian?

When Brian is "arrested" and taken back to the posh house that is being used by the FBI (Agent Bilkins) and Police (Sgt Tanner amoung others) to stage their operation, Harry comes up in conversation......
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How was a retinal scan possible when the subject had closed eyes?

It's not possible But, the panel had just received 9 headbutts before finally opening on the 10th go. Perhaps, the panel simply malfunctioned and opened as a result of the repeated hits, rather than ...
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What is a speed drive?

Google is your friend. The first result when Googling "speed drive in car". From the page: Types of adjustable speed drives Hydrodynamic drives or fluid couplings use oil to transmit torque ...
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Han is insanely rich, why is he ripping off the Yakuza?

Why do people become "fast and furious"? It's not to break speed records. They're thrill seekers. They just happen to center their thrills (mostly) on fast cars, but they do get off on robbing ...
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Why didn't Sean go with Toretto and the gang?

At the end of Tokyo Drift, Sean is still in school. As the end of Tokyo Drift links in with Furious 7, Sean would still need to complete school. Whilst the crew aren't known for their general ...
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Did the Furious 7 team do wrong things in Abu Dhabi?

Furious 7 was, in fact, partially filmed in Abu Dhabi. However, I don't think you can say they did "wrong things". They are trying to represent a foreign, exotic (to Americans) location. Movies ...
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Han is insanely rich, why is he ripping off the Yakuza?

Based on @BlueMoon93's comment, it would probably be safe to say that it can be attributed to Tokyo Drift being non-canon (partially anyway) and perhaps a mistake on writer's part in Fast & ...
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