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Faster

Faster“After volunteering to drive a getaway
  car, tough streetwise Driver (Dwayne
  Johnson) spends
ten years in a brutal
  prison fighting to survive long enough
  to exact revenge on those who betrayed
  his friends, slaughtered his brother
 
and left him for dead in the high-speed
  action thriller Faster...


WITH THE CAUTIONARY WORDS OF THE WARDEN (Tom Berenger) falling on deaf ears, Driver (Dwayne Johnson: The Other Guys; Gridiron Gang) walks through the prison gates a free man after ten long and painful years.

The only thing that has kept him going is a list of people on whom he is about to wreak a final vengeance: those who were responsible for the botched bank job that left his beloved brother (Matt Gerald) dead and Driver with critical injuries and facing a long stretch inside.

An unstoppable force to be reckoned with, Driver takes out his first victim without a second's hesitation. But the hunter is also the hunted, and there are two men hot on his trail with a similar dogged determination to that which compels Driver.

A veteran Cop (Academy Award Winner Billy Bob Thornton: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium, Sling Blade, 1996) is just days from retirement and is looking to ensure his family is well provided for. So what is it that makes him want so much to put himself in harm's way to resolve just one last case?

The other is a young, egocentric Killer (Oliver Jackson-Cohen: Going the Distance), a hit-man who has turned his job into an art form and who relishes the challenge of such a worthy adversary as Driver, his target. And unlike Driver, both men have a lot to lose.

Taking you on the most hair-raising, heart-pumping ride of your life, Faster goes up-tempo into a do-or-die race as Driver works his way through the list. As the mystery surrounding his brother's murder deepens, after ten years will he have the courage to savour every morsel of retribution? Is revenge really a dish best served up cold?

Some of his targets now have innocents close to them, but can Driver really afford to stop now? And can he be completely sure there isn't someone he has missed. The someone who was behind the orders carried out by his brother's executioners. Or is it that, even in their dying moments, none of the guilty will accept the blame?

As the relentless pace hots up (fuelled by some awesome, hair-raising driving — what Driver can't do with cars isn't worth doing) Detective Cicero (Carla Gugino: Watchmen; Television's Entourage) has some new information that sends her rushing off to intercept Driver's trail of bodies — but will she get there in time to stop a further bloodbath?

The action-packed Faster also features: Maggie Grace (Knight And Day; Television's Lost) as Lily; Moon Bloodgood (Terminator Salvation) as Marina; Akinnuoge-Agbaje as The Evangelist; Mike Epps as Roy Grone; Xander Berkeley as Lester Speight; and Annie Corley as Driver's Mother.

Music is by Clint Mansell; Director of Photography is Michael Grady; Executive Producers are Joe Gayton and Dara Weintraub; Produced by Martin Shafer, Liz Glotzer, Tony Gayton and Robert Teitel; Screenplay Written by Tony Gayton and Joe Gayton; and Directed by George Tillman Jr (Notorious; Men of Honor; Soul Food).

Justice is Swift; Vengeance is Faster. Dwayne Johnson returns to the action genre with the adrenaline-charged thriller Faster, out on Blu-ray and DVD, courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, on 8 August 2011. Certificate: 15 | RRP: 22.99 Blu-ray; 17.99 DVD.

Blu-ray and DVD Bonus Materials: Includes Behind The Scenes Featurettes | Deleted Scenes Introduced by Director George Tillman Jr | Alternate Ending Introduced by Director George Tillman Jr. Blu-ray Exclusive Materials: Include Animatics | Behind The Scenes Featurettes Weapons And Wheels: The Guns, Cars and Stunts of Faster | Criminal and Cops: The Cast of Faster | movieIQ

"Faster the most hair-raising, heart-pumping ride of your life" — Maggie Woods, MotorBar

"A teeth-gritting, eye-gouging, retro-fitted kill-fest" — Total Film