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Vin Diesel returns as Dom Toretto with the rest of his crew return for another globe-trotting adventure in the latest chapter of The Fast and the Furious saga.



F9 (2021)



Released: 25 Jun 2021
Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 143 min




Director: Justin Lin
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime



Cast: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster
Writer(s): Daniel Casey, Justin Lin, Alfredo Botello



Plot: Dom and the crew must take on an international terrorist who turns out to be Dom and Mia's estranged brother.



IMDB rating: 5.2
MetaScore: 58





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Studio: Universal
Distributed By: N/A
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I hope they fix the authoring for other 4K discs that have alternate versions on the same disc. The Blu-ray does this correctly by offering you the choice after pressing "Play." The 4K disc plays the shorter theatrical cut by default, and the longer director's cut can only be accessed through the director's commentary in the special features section. The 4K disc should offer the same accessibility to the alternate cut as does the Blu-ray.
 

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I somehow missed that they made yet another F&F flick. Did this even get a theatrical run? Checked out the trailer on youtube and I don't think I want to see this. Aside from everything looking overly digital and fake, the plausibility of the stunts is laughably poor. This is now bordering on cartoony (maybe it always was?) I've enjoyed most of these films to a point but I think it's time to bow out.
 

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I somehow missed that they made yet another F&F flick. Did this even get a theatrical run? Checked out the trailer on youtube and I don't think I want to see this. Aside from everything looking overly digital and fake, the plausibility of the stunts is laughably poor. This is now bordering on cartoony (maybe it always was?) I've enjoyed most of these films to a point but I think it's time to bow out.
Yep, biggest movie of the year so far worldwide* (released in theaters on 6/25):

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*Actually second biggest behind the Chinese release, Hi, Mom ($822 million) though I'm not sure if that film is yet released anywhere outside China.
 
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Rented this last night on Blu-ray; one of the first, if not THE first, I missed in theaters. Me and the wife both thought this was "ehhhhh...." even being big fans of the franchise in general, going back to Rob Cohen's superior and spot-on original. I own the original on DVD (still looks amazing) and parts four, five, six and seven on Blu, and Fate of the Furious on UHD Blu.

I don't think this one is a buy.
 

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I read that there is an issue with the Movies Anywhere code for this film when redeemed anywhere else but Movies Anywhere. Redeeming on MA will give you individual listings of the theatrical and director's cuts in 4K across most retailers, but if you redeem on Vudu, you will receive the theatrical in 4K and the director's cut in HD as a bonus feature.
 

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I read that there is an issue with the Movies Anywhere code for this film when redeemed anywhere else but Movies Anywhere. Redeeming on MA will give you individual listings of the theatrical and director's cuts in 4K across most retailers, but if you redeem on Vudu, you will receive the theatrical in 4K and the director's cut in HD as a bonus feature.
Todd,

Unfortunately, I redeemed my MA code on Movies Anywhere site and the director's cut was not in 4K.

Edit: Via my ATV4K unit and using MA app on iTunes, the movie's does have two separate 4K listings there. Furthermore, the director's cut does play back in 4K on MA's site.

Via my ATV4K unit while using the Amazon app on iTunes, there are two separate 4K listings for theatrical and director's cut. However, the director's Cut doesn't play back in 4K.

Via my Roku unit while using Vudu, there aren't two separate 4K listings, but the director's cut is part of the extras. The director's cut doesn't play back in 4K.

Via my ATV4K until and now using the Vudu app on iTunes, again there aren't two separate 4K listings as the director's cut is part of the extras. However, the director's cut does play back in 4K. Isn't that weird!


Via my ATV4K unit and iTunes, there aren't two separate 4K listings as again, the director's cut is part of the extras. Also, again the director's cut doesn't play back in 4K. I got the same results using the ATV+ app via my ATV4K unit.
 
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In Canada, the code only redeems on Google movies... as the DC version only. Can't get the theatrical version that way. :(
 

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Todd,

Unfortunately, I redeemed my MA code on Movies Anywhere site and the director's cut was not in 4K.

Edit: Via my ATV4K unit and using MA app on iTunes, the movie's does have two separate 4K listings there. Furthermore, the director's cut does play back in 4K on MA's site.

Via my ATV4K unit while using the Amazon app on iTunes, there are two separate 4K listings for theatrical and director's cut. However, the director's Cut doesn't play back in 4K.

Via my Roku unit while using Vudu, there aren't two separate 4K listings, but the director's cut is part of the extras. The director's cut doesn't play back in 4K.

Via my ATV4K until and now using the Vudu app on iTunes, again there aren't two separate 4K listings as the director's cut is part of the extras. However, the director's cut does play back in 4K. Isn't that weird!


Via my ATV4K unit and iTunes, there aren't two separate 4K listings as again, the director's cut is part of the extras. Also, again the director's cut doesn't play back in 4K. I got the same results using the ATV+ app via my ATV4K unit.
Sorry! :oops:
 

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