Since Quick X’s premiere, Diesel has even teased that the plans have modified but once more, and what was as soon as alleged to be a two-parter may now turn into a trilogy. So the 2023 movies’ ending was by no means going to be totally satisfying, though simply how abrupt the precise factor performs continues to be extra jarring than it’s tantalizing:
After Uncle Jakob makes use of his Batmobile-esque car to kamikaze a fleet of enemy autos coming for Dom’s ol’ Dodge Charger, apparently killing himself within the course of, Dom finds himself surrounded on the prime of a dam by self-driving oil tankers. The villainous Dante (Jason Momoa) reveals that is precisely the place he all the time meant issues to finish in opposition to Toretto, with Dom and his son Little Brian (Leo Abelo Perry) helpless as they’re betrayed by corrupt CIA man Aimes (Alan Rtichson*), who makes use of a bazooka to knock Tej, Roman, Han, and Ramsey’s airplane out of the sky.
(*Enjoyable reality: Ritchson performed Aquaman on the CW’s Smallville properly earlier than Momoa did the identical on the large display screen, which suggests the actual villains of Quick X are the Aquaman Bros!)
Dom being Dom, nevertheless, means he after all can improvise out of a difficult state of affairs. Therefore the Charger incredulously driving down the facet of an nearly vertical dam, outrunning the primary explosion. However with the automotive seemingly crashing for good within the water under, there may be now no escape when Dante blows up the remainder of the dam, burying the Torettos underneath numerous gallons of water.
Frankly, the pair needs to be useless. Though they need to’ve died on the dam, and actually, Dom ought to’ve died many instances over the course of this film, starting when he drove his automotive head-long right into a brick wall in Rome. So ignoring physics, there may be one Hail Mary but to be revealed which we expect can save him…
The Return of Mr. No one
Gone however by no means forgotten, Kurt Russell’s Mr. No one has solid a protracted shadow throughout the Quick and Livid motion pictures. After stealing scenes together with his most well-liked Belgian ales in each Livid 7 and The Destiny of the Livid, this grasp spy for “the Company” was final seen wounded however nonetheless very a lot alive within the eighth Quick film. In truth, one of many inciting incidents in F9: The Quick Saga is Dom and the Household considering they’ve situated Mr. No one after his disappearance. This seems to be a trick, with the spook’s disappearance remaining unexplained even after we meet his daughter Tess (Brie Larson) in Quick X. It’s throughout her first scene with the duplicitous Aimes that the traitor complains her father has carried out his disappearing act.
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