Fast and Furious Movies in Order- The correct sequence to enjoy the Fast & Furious movies so they make the most sense

For someone new to the Fast & Furious movie franchise, it can be a little bit overwhelming to decide the sequence in which they should watch it. With a little exception, the series can be enjoyed more or less in the order of its release. Check out this article to learn the Fast & Furious Movies in order in which they can be enjoyed most.

Fast & Furious Movies and Their Release Date

Check out the complete list of Fast & Furious movies along in the order of their release date.

S. No.MovieYear of release
1The Fast and the Furious2001
22 Fast 2 Furious2003
3The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift2006
4Fast & Furious2009
5Fast Five2011
6Fast & Furious 62013
7Furious 72015
8The Fate of the Furious2017
9Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw2019
10F9: The Fast Saga2021
11Fast X2023

Order to Watch Fast & Furious Movies

The following is the right order to watch the Fast & Furious movies to enjoy the series in the best possible manner.

1. The Fast and the Furious (2001)

Main cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Chad Lindberg, Johnny Strong, Rick Yune, and Ted Levine

Synopsis: The Fast and the Furious is the first installment in the franchise that was released in 2001. The movie revolves around an undercover cop Brian O’Conner who joins the team of street car racers under Dominic Toretto who is like a star among the street racers.  Dominic grows fond of Brian and his sister Mia too falls in love with him without realizing Brian’s true objective. Now when the time comes, Brian must choose between his newfound friendship with Toretto and his loyalty to his profession.

2. 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

Main cast: Paul Walker, Eva Mendes, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Cole Hauser, and James Remar

Synopsis: 2 Fast 2 Furious is a sequel to the first movie that focuses on the ex-police officer Brian O’Conner who has shifted from Los Angeles to Miami. In this new city too, Brian becomes involved with street racing alongside his new friends Tej and Suki. However, problems began to brew after he is forced by federal agents to make a deal and now must work a dangerous mission to take down a powerful drug dealer.

3. Fast & Furious (2009)

Main cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Gal Gadot, Sung Kang, Don Omar, and Laz Alonso

Synopsis: While hijacking a fuel tanker in the Dominican Republic, Toretto suddenly realizes that his group is chased by police and to save his girlfriend, Letty, he decides to leave her behind. Dom then goes into hiding but is forced to come out when he gets the news that Letty is dead. On the other hand, Brain has become an FBI agent and is following a lead on a drug cartel. When it all comes down to one person, Dom, and Brain must come together to apprehend the culprit.

4. Fast Five (2011)

Main cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Chris Bridges, Matt Schulze, and Sung Kang

Synopsis: Brian and Mia broke Dom out of custody and now they are on a run to evade authorities but end up getting caught by a drug lord while trying to steal cars seized by DEA. Framed for DEA agents’ murders, the trio is now being hunted by special officer Hobbs and Elena who eventually are able to arrest them. Situations lead both parties to join forces and carry on a heist to bring the common enemy down.

5. Fast & Furious 6 (2013)

Main cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Sung Kang, Luke Evans, and John Ortiz

Synopsis: After the heist left Dom’s whole crew with loads of riches, they scattered and found peace in different places of the world. Agent Luke Hobbs is on a mission to capture a crew of mercenaries and he cannot do it without seeking Dom’s help. Dom learns about the boss of the crew Shaw, and his most valuable member who turns out to be Letty. Letty is suffering from amnesia but after discovering her relationship with Dom and fighting her feelings, she decides to help him take down Shaw.

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6. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

Main cast: Lucas Black, Bow Wow, Nathalie Kelley, Sung Kang, Brian Tee, Vin Diesel, Sonny Chiba, and Satoshi Tsumabuki

Synopsis: Although released at number four in the sequence, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift makes more sense if watched after Fast & Furious 6. The plot revolves around Sean Boswell, a troubled teenager who gets into a car crash while street racing and is forced to go to his father in Japan. There he develops a passion for even more dangerous racing, i.e. drift racing, and encounters Takashi who is considered drift king by many. Troubles increase when Sean falls for Takashi’s girlfriend Neela.

7. Furious 7 (2015)

Main cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Tony Jaa, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kurt Russell, and Jason Statham

Synopsis: The team has now received pardon and has returned to their homes to lead normal lives after Owen Shaw is captured. However, the story does not end here as Owen’s older brother Deckard is seeking revenge from those who put his brother behind bars. Dom and his crew are approached by a certain Mr. Nobody tells them he can help the team in catching Deckard Shaw. However, in return, the crew must agree to help him get a valuable possession back.

8. The Fate of the Furious (2017)

Main cast: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky, Kurt Russell, Scott Eastwood, and Charlize Theron

Synopsis: Dom and Letty are happily married and are on their honeymoon where Dom suddenly comes across a mysterious woman called Cipher. Dom is forced by Cipher to do his dirty work because she holds something valuable to him in her possession. Now Dom must betray his new friendship with Hobbs to fulfill Cipher’s demands or the consequences could be grave.

9. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

Main cast: Dwayne Johnson, Idris Elba, Jason Statham, Vanessa Kirby, Eiza González, Cliff Curtis, and Helen Mirren

Synopsis: Brixton Lorr, a soldier who now possesses superhuman strength after being modified, is about to wreak havoc on the world. However, Hobbs and Shaw can put their difference aside to stop Lorr from destroying the world. The movie does not feature Dom, Mia, Letty, or other members of the team and is more like a spin-off to the Fast & Furious franchise.

10. F9: The Fast Saga (2021)

Main cast: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, John Cena, Sung Kang, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster, Helen Mirren, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron

Synopsis: Cipher is back with a new evil plan which this time involves Dom’s forsaken brother Jakob. While Dom is living a peaceful life with his wife and children, he must now come together with his team to stop his brother and Cipher from hacking every computer weapons system via a satellite.

11. Fast X (2023)

Main cast: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, John Cena, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster, Sung Kang, Scott Eastwood, Helen Mirren, Brie Larson, Rita Moreno, Jason Statham, Jason Momoa, and Charlize Theron

Synopsis: Dante Reyes, the son of drug lord Hernan Reyes whom Dom and team have fought in the post is hell-bent on getting his revenge. When the team is falsely sent on an agency mission in Rome, Dom goes and rescues them. Agent Aimes, the leader of the agency sides with Dom to take Dante down but he manages to escape and has now threatened Hobbs as a part of his revenge plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many Fast & Furious movies are there up to now?


Is there any upcoming Fast & Furious movie?

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How many Fast & Furious movies has Paul Walker worked in?


Can I skip any of the Fast & Furious movies on the list?

Every part is somehow related to the previous one so it’s better if you do not skip any of them.

Who plays the role of Hobbs in the Fast & Furious movies?

Dwayne Johnson

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