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The latest Fate of the Furious trailer is absurd in the best way

by Brandon Russell | March 9, 2017March 9, 2017 1:00 pm PDT

A new trailer for the next installment in the Fast & Furious franchise has dropped, and absurd doesn’t begin to describe it.

The YouTube comments for the video adequately sum up the franchise, which is now going on its eighth film:

JDesroch 98: Remember when Fast and Furious was about street racing…

Jaffiest: When FAMILY is FAMILY it is FAMILY’s duty to save FAMILY while saving FAMILY. FAMILY: THE MOVIE, starring: FAMILY. From the produces of “FAMILY: a FAMILY” and “FAMILY 2 THE FAMILY.”

Counterspell: fast 8: submarine; fast 9: spaceship; fast 10: interdimensional teleporter.

Praharsh Mishra: Can’t wait to see Optimus prime and Dom team up against the avengers in order to save Buzz lightyear.

And so on and so forth.

I can’t help but love it

Despite the franchise’s unabashed obsessions with going to ridiculous limits, I can’t help but enjoy the heck out of it. Where else can you see Dwayne Johnson rip off an arm cast and shoot a drone out of the sky?

The Fate of the Furious looks like the most insane installment yet, featuring Johnson catching a grenade, Charlize Theron commanding a legion of autonomous vehicles, and Tyrese yelling with child-like excitement.

The Fate of the Furious comes out on April 14.


Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...