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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 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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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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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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Was Furious 7 filmed unusually early?

Plans for a seventh installment were first announced in February 2012 when Johnson stated that production on the film would begin after the completion of Fast & Furious 6. In April 2013, Wan was ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Han is insanely rich, why is he ripping off the Yakuza?

There are two possible answers to this question. Either he didn't think too much of it, or he was setting aside money for Sean. The closest answer we can get from Han himself is Han's comment about it ...
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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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How did Reyes infer that Dominic Toretto has people associated with him?

There were a lot of witnesses When Dom and his team were burning the money there were a lot of witnesses all of whom were left alive. Not only that but the team weren't masked during the raid so ...
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Is Dominic Toretto's Personal Code a factor in the Vin Diesel Babylon A.D.?

The two films aren't even remotely connected. The idea of family and honor is found throughout the history of movies. This is like asking if Al Pacino's role in The Godfather had anything to do with ...
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What was the tube Torreto removed from the Cuban car in order to make it go faster?

He removes the vacuum line off the waste gate. The wastegate lets excess pressure bypass the turbo and controls the boost level, all turbo vehicles have one. By doing this he creates unlimited boost. ...
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Is that an 'activation chip' in a knife, and if so what could it accomplish?

While I cannot guarantee it, it does look like a knife, and given the apparent handle to blade proportion (At least from the resolution appearance), I would believe it to be some variant on an ...
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Why did they still accept Deckard into the family even after what he'd done in previous movies?

According to the screenwriter for the movies, Chris Morgan, they expected this "face turn" for Shaw to generate a little controversy. Link to article but relevant parts copied below: ...
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How did Dom arrange the meeting with Magdalene Shaw?

I was wondering the same thing whilst watching the movie. I have a theory; maybe he had another tracking device on him and gave the tracker to Magdalene Shaw in an emergency, private meeting in Cuba....
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Why did Furious 7 get an 'A' certificate in India but got a 'PG-13' certificate in USA?

Indian censorship is quite strict in comparison to US censorship. What is acceptable by MPAA for might not be for CBFC. If we realty draw a equivalent of PG-13 of MPAA with CBFC then we will get U/A ...
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Why didn't Sean go with Toretto and the gang?

For an in-universe answer, the first draft of Furious 7 (then titled Fast & Furious 7) actually featured Sean coming to Los Angeles to work with the crew, much to Roman's dismay as he didn't ...
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