If you have ventured onto social media over the last 48 hours you will have noticed a barrage of Fast 9/Vin Diesel “Family” Memes flooding your feed. But where did these come from? Who started them? And why?
You don’t need answers when you got family!
In the latest Fast and Furious film (9th one to be exact) Dominic Toretto continues to spout his family catchphrase as though somehow he is able to tap into its energy so he wins every fight, never bleeds, and never gets seriously hurt in any way.
Many people on social media have reacted to this with memes – we’ve collected some of the best ones below:
Fast 9 is directed by Justin Lin from a screenplay by Daniel Casey and Lin. It is the sequel to The Fate of the Furious (2017), the ninth main installment, and the tenth full-length film in the Fast & Furious franchise. F9 stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, John Cena, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster, Sung Kang, Helen Mirren, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron. In the film, Dominic Torettoand the team come together to stop a world-shattering plot headed by Toretto’s brother, Jakob.
As of July 5, 2021, F9 has grossed $125.9 million in the United States and Canada, and $374.4 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $500.3 million.
On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 60% of 258 critics gave the film a positive review, with an average rating of 5.70/10. The site’s critics consensus reads: “F9 sends the franchise hurtling further over the top than ever, but director Justin Lin’s knack for preposterous set pieces keeps the action humming.”
F9 is now playing at a theater near you.