Top 4 Tokyo Drift Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Tokyo Drift facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Tokyo Drift film message.

What looks like a Toyota AE86 is shown. This is likely a reference to Initial D, which heavily features the car
What looks like a Toyota AE86 is shown. This is likely a reference to Initial D, which heavily features the car
Twinkie (Played by Bow Wow) wears Jordan gear in most scenes and declares his love for Michael Jordan. Bow Wow starred in the film Like Mike (2002) where he attained Jordan's skills through a pair of magic shoes.
Twinkie (Played by Bow Wow) wears Jordan gear in most scenes and declares his love for Michael Jordan. Bow Wow starred in the film Like Mike (2002) where he attained Jordan's skills through a pair of magic shoes.

Tokyo Drift Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Han and Takashi respectively bet a Nissan Skyline C10 and a Toyota AE86 on Sean and Morimoto's race. Both cars are references to Keiichi Tsuchiya, the real-life Drift King, who used both cars in his racing career.
    Han and Takashi respectively bet a Nissan Skyline C10 and a Toyota AE86 on Sean and Morimoto's race. Both cars are references to Keiichi Tsuchiya, the real-life Drift King, who used both cars in his racing career.
  • 1 - Former Racing Driver Keiichi Tsuchiya (right) made a cameo appearance as a Fisherman. Famously known as the "Drift King" in his native Japan, Tsuchiya also served as a stunt co-ordinator and stuntman for the film.
    Former Racing Driver Keiichi Tsuchiya (right) made a cameo appearance as a Fisherman. Famously known as the "Drift King" in his native Japan, Tsuchiya also served as a stunt co-ordinator and stuntman for the film.
Tokyo Drift poster
Tokyo Drift poster

Tokyo Drift Plot

A teenager becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Tokyo Drift. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller
Director Justin Lin
Stars Lucas Black, Damien Marzette, Trula M. Marcus, Zachery Ty Bryan
IMDB score 6.0