Your Favorite ‘Fast & Furious’ Movie Says A Lot About How You’d Rank The Other Films In The Franchise

Over the past decade and a half, mankind has grown accustomed to a certain phenomenon, occurring approximately every 28 months like clockwork: the release of more Fast and the Furious movies. Along with that, we have also witnessed the related function people constantly arguing over which Fast and the Furious movie is the best Fast and the Furious movie. With the release of Furious 7 , the latest in the franchise, we've seen no shortage of film critics take to the challenging task of providing a definitive assessment of the bests and worsts of the incredibly prolific series.

But taking a gander at this new batch of rankings — courtesy of the talented writers at such sites as ScreenCrush, BuzzFeed, Digital Spy, and MTV — as well as at the legions that came in accordance with the release of the previous installment, Fast and Furious 6, we noticed something rather impressive: no two lists were alike! The Fast and Furious franchise distinguishes itself with highs to celebrate and lows to malign in each of its six entries to date, prompting a diversity of reaction when it comes to fans proclaiming favorites and least favorites.

Still, there are correlations to be mapped. You could very well love any one of the Fast and Furious movies (and hate just about any of 'em, too), but your pick for the top film will likely say something regarding how you feel about the rest of the bunch. Reading through 20 different Fast and Furious rankings and reviews, including those above (as well as on Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic, IMDb, Entertainment Weekly, The Playlist, Esquire, The Daily Beast, The A.V. Club, Uproxx, Cinemablend, Film Magazine, Flickering Myth, RogerEbert.com, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and Rolling Stone), we may have figured out the scientific correlation of any one Fast and Furious movie to any other.

Listed in descending order of likelihood...

If Fast Five is your favorite...

You're in the majority, considering Dwayne Johnson's entry into the franchise to be its highlight to date. This preference also means that you probably...

Love Fast and Furious 6

Like the original Fast and the Furious

Are so-so on Tokyo Drift

Don't much care for Fast & Furious

And hate 2 Fast 2 Furious

If Fast and Furious 6 is your favorite...

You're also in good company, though occupy a smaller party than your Five-favoring friends. You probably...

Love Fast Five

Like the original Fast and the Furious

Are so-so on Fast & Furious

Don't much care for 2 Fast 2 Furious

And hate Tokyo Drift

If the original The Fast and the Furious is your favorite...

You're a member of an ever-slimming community of folks heartily loyal to Rob Cohen's original, though you're certainly not alone! You probably...

Love Fast Five

Like Tokyo Drift

Are so-so on 2 Fast 2 Furious

Don't much care for Fast and Furious 6

And hate Fast & Furious

If The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is your favorite...

You're part of the rebellion: the league of folks who championed the reinvention of the series with its weirdest entry to date. You probably...

Love Fast Five (so you're not that rebellious after all)

Like Fast and Furious 6

Are so-so on the original Fast and the Furious

Don't much care for 2 Fast 2 Furious

And hate Fast & Furious

If Fast & Furious is your favorite...

You're in the smallest pack yet. We're not entirely sure what you see in this chapter, but gosh darn it, you see something! You probably...

Love Fast Five

Like Fast and Furious 6

Are so-so on 2 Fast 2 Furious

Don't much care for the original Fast and the Furious

And hate Tokyo Drift

2 Fast 2 Furious is not your favorite.

Sorry. There is no sign that such a person exists.

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