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Fast Five trailer runs during Super Bowl XLV

Fast Five – the fifth installment of the legendary Fast and the Furious (FATF) movie series is set to hit theaters on April 29th but the millions of viewers of last night’s Super Bowl XLV got a good look at the action packed go-fast flick featuring Paul Walker, Vin Diesel and wrestling superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

Fast Five is the latest chapter in the uber-exciting life of renegade ex-cop Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) and hardcore street racer Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) as they avoid federal agents, of course without missing a single chance to street race along the way.

If this first commercial is any indication, we can expect Fast Five to be every bit as far-fetched as the previous 4 movies with cars going 200mph through traffic with an incredible number of shifts for cars that are never slowing down. We can expect the movie to be packed full of super-modified sport compacts, modern high performance vehicles, and the occasional blasphemously modified vintage muscle car…but regardless of the reality of the movie, it should be exciting. Unfortunately, this first trailer doesn’t offer a great look at the vehicles included, but if you look carefully you can catch a glimpse of an MKIV Toyota Supra, a 1963 Ford Galaxie, some bodyarmor-clad Dodge Charger SRT8s a Ford GT, and a wicked looking custom Corvette roadster that looks to meet an untimely demise at the hands of a gravity.

These movies draw a mixed reaction, as some people enjoy them for what they are while others question the lack of reality and even others blame these movies (not negligent parents) for the influx of street racing accidents around the country. The second and third FATF movies went away from the popular combination of Walker and Diesel but like the first and fourth editions, the dynamic duo is back in action but this time, they have Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson coming after them.

Check out the video trailer below that ran during Super Bowl XLV last night and stay tuned for more news about this exciting (yet often over the top) automotive movie series as it becomes available.

(Image captured from the Universal Pictures trailer)