The Fast and the Furious (2001)
The first installment in the series follows Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker), an undercover cop, who is tasked with discovering the identities of a group of unknown automobile hijackers led by Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel).
The film was directed by Rob Cohen and written by Gary Scott Thompson, Erik Bergquist, and David Ayer. It was released on June 22, 2001.
Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)
Directed by Justin Lin, marked the first appearance in The Fast Saga of Han Lue, portrayed by Sung Kang, who had already portrayed a character with the same name in Lin's 2002 film Better Luck Tomorrow; Han subsequently became one of the main recurring characters in the franchise. Although the relation between Better Luck Tomorrow's Han and The Fast Saga's Han was originally left unaddressed, both Lin and Lue repeatedly confirmed during the following years that it was the same character, and that Better Luck Tomorrow doubled as Han's origin story, retroactively making the film part of The Fast Saga continuity.
The Turbo Charged Prelude for 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
The film follows Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker), and details his escape from Los Angeles and avoidance of law enforcement, which culminates in his eventual arrival to Miami.
The short film is set between The Fast and the Furious and 2 Fast 2 Furious. It was directed by Philip G. Atwell and written by Keith Dinielli, and was released on June 3, 2003.
2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
Brian O'Conner and Roman Pearce (Tyrese Gibson) team up to go undercover for the U.S. Customs Service to bring down drug lord Carter Verone (Cole Hauser) in exchange for the erasure of their criminal records.
2 Fast 2 Furious is a standalone sequel to the first film and is the only film in the main series to not feature Diesel as Dominic Toretto. It also marks the first appearance of Chris "Ludacris" Bridges as Tej Parker. The film was directed by John Singleton and written by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas. It was released on June 6, 2003.
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
High school car enthusiast Sean Boswell (Lucas Black) is sent to live in Tokyo with his father, and finds solace in the city's drifting community.
Tokyo Drift is a standalone sequel to the previous films. Diesel makes a cameo appearance as Dominic Toretto at the end of the film. It also marks the first appearance of Sung Kang as Han Lue in the franchise. Although this is the third film released in the franchise, it has been retroactively placed as the sixth, with the subsequent three installments being set between 2 Fast 2 Furious and Tokyo Drift. The film was directed by Justin Lin and written by Chris Morgan, and was released on June 16, 2006.
Los Bandoleros (2009)
Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) lives as a wanted fugitive in the Dominican Republic. He eventually reunites with Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) and other associates to plan the hijacking of a gasoline shipment to help an impoverished neighborhood.
The film is set after The Fast and the Furious and before Fast & Furious. It was directed by Diesel, and written by T.J. Mancini, from a story by him and Diesel. It was released on July 28, 2009.
Fast & Furious (2009)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent Brian O'Conner and Dominic Toretto are forced to work together to avenge the murder of Toretto's lover Letty Ortiz (Michelle Rodriguez) and apprehend drug lord Arturo Braga (John Ortiz).
The film is set five years after the events of The Fast and the Furious, and before Tokyo Drift, as it features Kang as Han Lue. It features the return of the original main cast (Diesel, Walker, Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster, who portrays Dominic's sister Mia Toretto). The film was again directed by Lin and written by Morgan. It was released on April 3, 2009.
Fast Five (2011)
Dominic Toretto, Brian O'Conner and Mia Toretto plan a heist to steal $100 million from corrupt businessman Hernan Reyes (Joaquim de Almeida) while being pursued for arrest by U.S. Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) agent Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson).
The film continues directly from the end of Fast & Furious, and introduces Johnson and Elsa Pataky as Hobbs and Elena Neves, respectively. It also features the returns of Gibson and Bridges as Roman Pearce and Tej Parker from 2 Fast 2 Furious; Kang as Han Lue from Tokyo Drift and Fast & Furious; and Gal Gadot, Tego Calderón and Don Omar as Gisele Yashar, Tego Leo and Rico Santos, respectively, from Fast & Furious. Eva Mendes also makes an uncredited appearance as Monica Fuentes in a mid-credits scene, reprising her role from 2 Fast 2 Furious.
Fast Five deliberately departed from the street racing theme prevalent in previous films, to transform the franchise into a heist action series involving cars. The film was directed by Lin and written by Morgan. It was released on April 29, 2011.
Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Dominic Toretto, Brian O'Conner and their team are offered amnesty for their crimes by Luke Hobbs, in exchange for helping him take down a skilled mercenary organization led by Owen Shaw (Luke Evans), one member of which is Toretto's former lover Letty Ortiz.
It is the last film to be set before Tokyo Drift. In a mid-credits scene, Han Lue's death scene from Tokyo Drift is replayed, with an added scene showing that his killer is Owen's older brother Deckard Shaw, portrayed by Jason Statham. John Ortiz reprises his role as Arturo Braga from Fast & Furious, while Gal Gadot makes her final appearance as Gisele Yashar in the series. Fast & Furious 6 incorporates elements of spy and adventure film to the franchise. The film was directed by Lin and written by Morgan. It was released on May 24, 2013.
Furious 7 (2015)
Deckard Shaw, a rogue special forces assassin seeking to avenge his comatose younger brother Owen, puts the team of Dominic Toretto and Brian O'Conner in danger once again.
The film is set after the events of Fast & Furious 6 and Tokyo Drift. It introduces the characters Mr. Nobody and Ramsey, portrayed by Kurt Russell and Nathalie Emmanuel, respectively, while Lucas Black reprises his role as Sean Boswell from Tokyo Drift.
Furious 7 marks the final film appearance of Walker, who died in a single-vehicle crash on November 30, 2013, with filming only half-completed. Following his death, filming was delayed for script rewrites and his brothers, Caleb and Cody, were used as stand-ins to complete his remaining scenes. John Brotherton also was a minor stand-in for Walker. These script rewrites completed the story arc for Walker's character, which was subsequently retired. The film is dedicated to him. It was directed by James Wan and written by Morgan, and was released on April 3, 2015.
The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Cyberterrorist Cipher (Charlize Theron) coerces Dominic Toretto into working for her and turns him against his team, forcing them to find Dominic and take down Cipher.
The film is set after Furious 7. It is the first film since Tokyo Drift to not feature Brewster as Mia Toretto. The film also marks the final appearance of Pataky as Elena Neves in the series. The Fate of the Furious was directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Morgan. It was released on April 14, 2017.
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw are forced to team up with Shaw's sister Hattie (Vanessa Kirby) to battle a cybernetically-enhanced terrorist named Brixton Lore (Idris Elba) threatening the world with a deadly virus.
The film is set after the events of The Fate of the Furious. Helen Mirren reprises her uncredited role from that film as Magdalene Shaw, Deckard and Hattie's mother. Hobbs & Shaw was directed by David Leitch and written by Chris Morgan and Drew Pearce. It was released on August 2, 2019.
Fast & Furious Spy Racers (2019)
Tony Toretto (voiced by Tyler Posey), Dominic Toretto's cousin, is recruited by a government agency together with his friends to infiltrate an elite racing league serving as a front for a crime organization called SH1FT3R that is bent on world domination.
Fast & Furious Spy Racers is an animated series based on the film franchise. Vin Diesel reprises his role as Dominic Toretto, voicing the character in brief appearances. It is produced executively by Tim Hedrick, Bret Haaland, Diesel, Neal Moritz, and Chris Morgan. Hedrick and Haaland also serve as the show's showrunners. The series was released on Netflix on December 26, 2019.
Dominic Toretto and his family must face Dominic's younger brother Jakob (John Cena), a deadly assassin, who is working with their old enemy Cipher, and who holds a personal vendetta against Dominic.
The film features the return of Kang to the franchise, with his character Han Lue revealed to be alive. Also returning are Brewster as Mia Toretto and Black as Sean Boswell, as well as Bow Wow and Jason Tobin, who reprise their Tokyo Drift roles as Twinkie and Earl, respectively. This is the first film since Fast & Furious to not feature Johnson as Luke Hobbs and the first since Fast Five to not feature Statham as Deckard Shaw.
Lin returned as director after not directing the previous two installments, while the film was written by Daniel Casey, marking the first time since 2 Fast 2 Furious that a film is not written or co-written by Morgan. Originally scheduled to be released on May 22, 2020, F9 was pushed back to April 2, 2021 as a result of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic.
Untitled Hobbs & Shaw sequel
A sequel to Hobbs & Shaw is in development, as revealed by Dwayne Johnson in March 2020.