Fresh from a 10-year prison stint for a robbery gone bad that led to his brother's murder, Driver (Johnson) is itching for revenge. With big guns, a score to settle, a 1970 Chevelle and list of guys that done him wrong, Driver hot-rods around town ticking names of his checklist via a bullet to the head. Chasing him down are Cop (Thornton), a nearly-retired junkie police officer, and Killer (Jackson-Cohen), an admiring hitman. It's a muscle movie, loaded with straight-up action and American-made muscle cars.
At first glance, Faster is a movie that doesn't care much about characterization or plot. For example, the three male leads are known as Driver (Dwayne Johnson), Cop (Billy Bob Thornton), and Killer (Oliver Jackson-Cohen). Director George Tillman Jr. seems to be completely at peace with this fact as well ...Read More