Film Review: Need for Speed

June 25, 2014 4:00 pm

Need for Speed 2014

Fresh from prison, a street racer who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross country race with revenge in mind. His ex-partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins.

Aaron Paul plays Tobey Marshall, a street racer who’s jailed after being falsely convicted of killing of his friend during an illegal race. Tobey is desperate for revenge which comes in the form of a cross country race organised by a mystery benefactor. Joining Tobey Julia is a British girl who brokered the sale of the car Tobey and Dino worked on.

need-for-speed-2014-04Need For Speed gets it right in one area and that is the stunts as they are pure adrenalin shots which will leave you with your jaw left wide open.

Need for speed will attract a range of film fans, is you like your cars then you will most probably like this film, if you’re a fan of fast & furious then your most probably like this film. Need for speed is an action film which has a great story and keeps the interest through out the film.

One negative with Need for speed has to be 2 hours & 11 minutes long and some people may feel this is a little too long for this style of film but, none the less, if you like your cars or car films then this is one to watch.

Pick up your copy today.

Starring: Aaron Paul,  Dominic Cooper,  Imogen Poots

*** 3/5

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