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    Posted on Apr 16, 2017

    "Fate Of The Furious" Referenced The Franchise's Most Ridiculous Scene Ever And It Was Perfect

    WARNING: Spoilers ahead! ✈️

    True Fast & Furious fans probably noticed references to one of the more ridiculous sequences in the franchise in the latest film, The Fate of the Furious.

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    With the Shaws (Jason Statham and Helen Mirren) back in the mix in Fate of the Furious, there were quite a few references to the first Shaw the franchise introduced, Owen (Luke Evans)...

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    And with Owen, one thing comes to mind: the iconic never-ending plane runway scene from Fast & Furious 6.

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    In the original scene, Owen attempts to escape from Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) by having his plane pulled onto the runway of the army base they're on, and driving his car into the cargo hold.

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    And in The Fate of the Furious, Dom pulls that same maneuver right around the 24-minute mark, driving his car down a runway into the plane that houses Cipher (Charlize Theron) and her team.

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    It's perfectly reminiscent of that legendary Fast & Furious 6 clip, except while Toretto gets away with it in Fate, Owen is not so lucky at the end of the sixth movie.

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    We thought he was dead, but he was just severely scarred. NBD.

    If that wasn't enough, Owen's brother, Deckard (Statham), returns right around the one hour and 45 minute mark in Fate of the Furious. He jet-packs into the cargo hold of an enemy plane with Owen, and they have this funny exchange:

    Deckard: Now, don't go getting any ideas. You and planes don't have a good history.

    Owen: No shit.

    Deckard: Let's go, Scarface. These assholes ain't gonna kill themselves.

    The original Fast & Furious 6 runway scene is one that's always really confused fans.

    Guys, how long was the runway during the fight scene in Fast & Furious 6? They fought forever and the plane still didn't take off😂

    Charles Phoshoko / Via Twitter: @CP30___

    How long is the runway in Fast & Furious 6? Plane is at near takeoff speed for a good 10 mins

    Travis / Via Twitter: @Tags1919

    How fucking long is the runway in fast and furious 6? That plane goes for about 20 miles 😂😂😂

    Calum McCormack / Via Twitter: @forevergerman

    And resulted in seriously great jokes.

    I started my laundry right as the runway scene in Fast & Furious 6 began. Had it folded before Vin Diesel blew thru the front of the plane.

    Josh Martin / Via Twitter: @JoshMartinTV12

    You can use that forehead as a runway for the plane from fast and furious 6 #RNCinCLE

    lord_snow / Via Twitter: @Edtorr22
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    Here's to more stunts, and more self-aware references, when Fast & Furious returns for a ninth installment in April 2019, and a 10th movie in April 2021.

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