That brotherly connection took what could have been a one-off film into a series that has seen its characters race their cars against submarines, parachute-land vehicles from a helicopter and drag a giant vault through the streets of Rio de Janerio.
As we hit the NOS to race into theaters this weekend for the latest installment, let's look back on our favorite characters who got us this far.
Life - Time - Dominic - Toretto - Man
Maybe your favorite lives his life a quarter-mile at a time, like Dominic Toretto. Or you could be partial to the man who likes his tuna sandwiches with no crust, such as Brian O'Conner.