The first film in the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise premiered in Los Angeles, California, on June 18, 2001.

In the two decades since ‘The Fast and the Furious’ wowed audiences with its high-speed drag race, mind-blowing special effects and fast-paced action, Rob Cohen’s action film has become an entire multi-billion-dollar multimedia franchise with the ninth instalment, ‘F9’, out later this month.

Let’s take it back to 2001 for some facts you may not have known about the original film…

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