Video Supercut Shows Every Single Shift in the “Fast & Furious” Franchise
Have you ever wondered just how many times someone shifts gears in the Fast & Furious franchise?
No, not at all? You’re a bit too busy to spend time contemplating such an inane question, you say?
Well, luckily, someone out there with a less demanding schedule than yourself not only had time to ponder how many shifts are in all seven Fast & Furious movies, but to count up each and every one of them in a video supercut (SPOILER ALERT: it’s a lot).
If you can squeeze two and a half minutes into your busy schedule, go ahead and take a moment to watch the shift hit the fan:
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Well, there you have it: there are a whopping 236 gear changes dramatized over the course of the series. You can expect that number to rise even further when Furious 8 hits theaters on April 14, 2017.
While we’re on the subject, here are some other staples from the Fast & Furious franchise that I’d like to see an official tally of (assuming the makers of this video have even more time on their hands):
- How many cars get totaled over the course of the series?
- How many times do people walk away unscathed from crashes that would definitely be fatal over the course of the series?
- How many Coronas are consumed over the course of the series?
- How many times is the word “family” used over the course of the series?
- How many instances are there of faceless women gyrating their hips and/or grinding on one another over the course of the series?
- How many explicit love scenes are there between Dom and Brian over the course of the series… in the unrated European releases, that is?
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