• Released
  • June 19, 2005
  • Action/Adventure
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Initial D Synopsis
A teenage delivery boy (Jay Chou) utilizes special driving skills to compete against other racers.
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70

Variety

By Derek Elley
Super-slick street-racing pic, based on a Nipponese manga series and set in Japan, is aimed squarely at the East Asian market, which it has...
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60

Film Threat

By Stina Chyn
As a matter of fact, Initial D is an anti-car racing film. It's not about thrills; it's about how to perfect the art of drifting,...
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60

Village Voice

Another oil-slick ode to man-on-auto lust, Initial D offers enough full-speed money shots to eke out a victory over its barrage of clichés.
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50

Chicago Reader

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Slick though featherweight adolescent melodrama.
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50

The New York Times

A slick but silly affair unlikely to appeal to anyone over the age of 15.
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25

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Andy Lau and Siu Fai Mak, the men behind the successful Hong Kong police thriller trio "Infernal Affairs," should be arrested for directing...
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