Fast & Furious is a 2009 American street racing action film directed by Justin Lin. It is the fourth film in The Fast and the Furious film series and the third installment in terms of chronology. The plot connects with the original film of the series from which Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jordana Brewster reprise their roles. The film was directed by Justin Lin, who also directed the third and fifth installments of the series, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift and Fast Five. It is also the first film in the series to give more emphasis to American built muscle cars than imported cars.