2 Fast 2 Furious is a 2003 American action film, starring Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Eva Mendes, Cole Hauser and directed by John Singleton. It is the second film in The Fast and the Furious saga.
After letting the fugitive and ex-con, Dominic "Dom" Toretto (Vin Diesel) escape, in the first installment, the ex-cop, Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker), escaped from Los Angeles with an arrest warrant against him at the level. national, moving to Miami to start a new life, spending a year since the events of the first. There, he makes new friends like Tej Parker (Chris "Ludacris" Bridges), a former racer, and Jimmy (Jin Auyeung), a car preparer, as well as Suki (Devon Aoki), another popular racer. Brian is now known by the name "Champion" due to his driving skills and his modified silver 1999 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 with blue vinyls. He competes in street races to earn money through gambling, using the knowledge he learned as a former member of the now-disbanded Toretto group.
One night, after winning a race, Brian is captured by US Customs agents, using a hook-shaped ESD (Electronic System Disabler), which is fired by Agent Markham ( James Remar). After his arrest, the FBI agent, Bilkins (Thom Barry), offers him a deal to participate in a joint Customs investigation with the FBI, in exchange for erasing all the records he has since he escaped from Los Angels The operation consists of street racing, but seeing that neither Customs nor the FBI have an experienced broker, Brian tells Bilkins that he will select it on his own account.
Brian and Bilkins travel to Barstow, California, to recruit Roman "Rome" Pearce (Tyrese Gibson), an old friend of Brian's who had spent three years in jail and is under house arrest (he can't get away from his home any further 100 meters) and who, in turn, hates and blames Brian for his current situation. Brian convinces Rome to join him on the mission, in exchange for his crimes being forgiven and his ankle device removed. Shortly after the duo return to Miami, where they are informed about their mission: posing as street runners, they enter the service of the ruthless Argentine drug trafficker, Carter Verone (Cole Hauser), embarked on a money laundering and drug trafficking affair. They are helped by Mónica Fuentes (Eva Mendes), a customs agent, who has infiltrated Carter's network for a year and with whom she has a loving relationship. For their mission, Brian and Rome use two modified cars: a green-yellow 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII and a purple 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS Spyder, respectively.
The duo participate in a test race through Miami, to recover a package inside a 1998 Ferrari 360 Spyder, seized in a boat yard thirty minutes from where they are and that must be delivered to Verone, without knowing that their cars They are equipped with GPS tracking devices that provide the Markham team with their location. Upon reaching the depot, where the Ferrari is and taking the package, they are cornered by Markham and his partner, who mistakenly assume that the duo were fleeing the mission. Rome, annoyed by Markham's presence, pulls the gun from him and opens fire on the FBI men. Afterwards, the duo escape to Verone's mansion, where they are later hired as pilots by Verone.
Paul Walker is Brian O'Conner.
Tyrese Gibson is Roman "Rome" Pearce.
Eva Mendes is Agent Monica Fuentes.
Cole Hauser is Carter Verone.
Chris "Ludacris" Bridges is Tej Parker.
Thom Barry is Agent Bilkins.
James Remar is Agent Markham.