Need for Speed

Synopsis: Framed by an ex-partner for a murder he did not commit, Tobey Marshall, a financially struggling custom-car builder and street-racer, spends two years in jail thinking about one moment. Fresh out of prison he reacquires the fastest car his workshop ever built and sold, and seeks to enter a secretive and extremely high-stakes race known as The DeLeon. His purpose; redemption, recognition from the world of racing and to solve his problems. Yet all this fades in comparison to his driving reason. Revenge. Above all, revenge. This is a story about love, redemption, revenge and motor oil all swirled together
Director(s): Scott Waugh
Production: Walt Disney Studios
  1 win & 2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.5
Metacritic:
39
Rotten Tomatoes:
22%
PG-13
Year:
2014
132 min
$40,138,026
Website
168 Views

MONARCH:
Hey, I've been

doing some homework

on this kid Tobey Marshall

from Mount Kisco.

This kid was a phenom.

Used to tear up the local circuits.

Him and his dad, man, they

campaigned like champions.

Of course, Mount Kisco had

another great, Dino Brewster.

You all know Dino.

He went on to race

in the big leagues at Indy

and Tobey just kind of

fell through the cracks.

Well, here's some news, cretins.

Tobey's been running again,

and running fast.

Real fast, fast as that

Grim Taquito will take him.

Tobey, you wanna fly with the eagles,

you need bigger wings, son.

I'm just telling you right now

that if Tobey Marshall

ever got a car worthy of his talents,

he could be toeing the line at De Leon.

Give me four clicks of compression.

JOE:
All right.

Actually, make it three.

No, two. Two is perfect.

You wanna make up your mind?

What is it, two, three, or four?

- Exactly.

PETE:
- Yo, guys!

You know I'm gonna hurt you, right?

FINN:
(LAUGHING) - Two.

- Thank you.

Guys. Joe, you gotta

check this out, man.

- Yo.

- Monarch's on fire.

MONARCH:
Cretin, go ahead.

Monarch, this is Darryl

from East Orange.

Why would you let a redneck

trust fund baby into the De Leon?

He doesn't deserve to be

in a winner-takes-all race

with multi-million-dollar cars!

- Come on, Monarch!

- Caller?

Do I get to talk?

(DARRYL CONTINUES TALKING)

Darryl, have your parents ever

smacked you upside the head?

See, this is a case where sometimes

you just need to beat kids.

(TALKING CONTINUES)

Darryl, Darryl, it's my show. I get...

Shut up! Listen to me!

Darryl, one important question.

Have you ever even driven a race car?

That's what I thought.

(SIGHS)

Let me explain to all

of you people out there

how this works one more time.

It's my race.

It's the De Leon. I created it.

It's rarefied air, kids. It's beautiful.

I decide who gets in,

and who does not

get in to the race, okay?

I loved your dad.

He was a customer of

the bank for 30 years.

Thirty.

(SIGHS)

What y'all talking about?

MONARCH:
Ooh! The Flyin'

Hawaiian just took down

Steve Heavy Chevy

in the Arizona desert.

What?

...an invitation as a wild card.

Okay? That's important.

Wild card. Maybe.

I'm not saying he's in,

I'm saying he might be.

Who was that?

Oh, he's just an old

customer of my dad's.

Oh. I didn't recognize him.

Yeah, he might bring

his car in on Friday.

What's wrong with it?

Our job to find out.

I was thinking about the race tonight.

We should get there early.

Five cars, the race is full.

Pot should be, like, what?

Five grand.

(ALL LAUGHING)

(INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS)

(REWING ENGINE)

- Tobey.

- Pete.

- You good?

- Good.

- Are you ready?

- Yeah.

You know, Monarch

gave you a shout-out.

- Then he shit on your car.

- Yeah, I know. I heard.

Never mind that.

While Monarch was talking

about you, I had a vision.

All right, here we go.

Quiet, okay? I happen to like his visions.

Pete, proceed, please.

I see water, and the sun, and...

- Your sister in a bikini.

- Shut it.

I see Tobey looking at a lighthouse.

I see you, and you're

gonna win De Leon.

FINN:
- Really?

- Hey.

Thanks for the vote

of confidence, Petey,

but I got my hands full

trying to beat Jimmy Macintosh

and you tonight, so...

(CAR APPROACHING)

Oh, man.

My sister and Dino are here.

She didn't tell me

she was coming home, Tobe.

I'm sorry.

No, it's fine.

JOE:
Coming with Dino isn't.

What's this fool even

doing back here, man?

Maybe he just came to watch

how a real racer drives.

(BENNY CHUCKLES)

The guy raced Indy.

It doesn't get more real than that, Finn.

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