Top 4 Tokyo Drift Movie Details

While searching the internet for Tokyo Drift movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

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.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, 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.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Tokyo Drift, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Tokyo Drift and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

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