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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    74
    from 3 reviewers
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
    2006
    104 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Justin Lin

    Actors: Lucas Black, Damien Marzette, Trula M. Marcus, Zachery Ty Bryan

    Plot: A teenager becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.

    Disc Release Date: 2 October 2018

    • Video
      73
    • Audio
      83
    • Extra
      66
    • Movie
      71

    all scores

    • Video
      70
    • The first in the series to be limited by a 2K Digital Intermediate, but that's not the end of its woes

    • Audio
      80
    • A very good audio track

    • Extra
      50
    • Again, it's only the Commentary that gets ported over to the 4K disc

    • Movie
      60
    • Working with a no-star cast has its disadvantages, and there's only so much more gritty, realistic and ultimately better-staged races can get you

    • Total
      60
    • The reality is that, without the post-script significance, it could have otherwise been entirely skipped; Lin may have been honing his art at capturing road races, but it's his later entries that really made an impact

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      50
    • Unfortunately, the video presentation is nowhere near as strong as the previous two films in the franchise. The picture appears processed with smoothed over details that betray the noise reduction that...

    • Audio
      90
    • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift features a prodigious DTS:X Master Audio soundtrack. The presentation might lack the absolute precision found on the tracks accompanying The Fast and the Furious and...

    • Extra
      70
    • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift's UHD disc only includes the legacy Justin Lin commentary track. That track, plus all of the other extras, can be found on the bundled Blu-ray. For convenience, below...

    • Movie
      70
    • Universal has released the tangential franchise film 'The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift' to the UHD format. The new release includes a 2160p/HDR video presentation and a DTS:X Master Audio soundtrack....

    • Total
      70
    • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift certainly doesn't look poor on UHD. But it doesn't approach its potential, either. For viewers not looking too closely, it works well enough, especially if one is...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • The third franchise entry drifts into Ultra HD with a tricked-out and mostly good-looking HEVC H.265 encode. However, compared to its Blu-ray rival, the 4K release just barely ekes out a win. In fact,...

    • Audio
      90
    • Rolling out of the audio garage, Tokyo Drift cruises into home theaters with a supercharged and ridiculously thrilling DTS:X soundtrack, sporting a fantastic upgrade over its DTS-HD counterpart. Admittedly,...

    • Extra
      40
    • The same set of bonuses are ported over and available on the accompanying Blu-ray disc.Audio CommentaryTrick Out to Drift & The Big Breakdown (HD, 14 min)The Japanese Way (HD, 6 min)Welcome to Drifting...

    • Movie
      60
    • Although largely dismissed as the black sheep of the tight-knit Fast & Furious family, Tokyo Drift has nonetheless earned its place within the world of car-themed crime thrillers, managing to deliver a...

    • Total
      80
    • Although considered the weakest link in the franchise by most, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is nonetheless appreciated for uniting director Justin Lin with writer Chris Morgan while also introducing...