The Ultimate Fast & Furious Character Guide

You may be ready to check out Fast & Furious 6 in theaters, but are you prepared to correctly identify who every character is, how everyone knows each other and who’s dated (or murdered) whom? Well, buckle up. VH1 Celebrity created a character map of all the major characters from all seven films. (Yes, we included the still unfilmed Fast Seven…because we love you.) Warning: Fast & Furious 6 Spoilers. [Click for Hi-Res]

If you still don’t remember who everyone is then check out an extended guide below.

Brian O’Conner played by Paul Walker
Movies:
The Fast and the Furious, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Fast & Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6
What’s His Deal?: Well, he’s one of the lead characters and has appeared in every film except the third. He started off as an undercover cop assigned to bust a tractor trailer hijacking/street racing/crime ring thing, but let the group’s leader, Dominic Toretto go because they became bromantically involved. Then, he and his friend Roman decide to go undercover to catch this drug lord named Carter Verone. Then, in the fourth film, Brian is an FBI agent and he’s supposed to track down this guy named Braga–whom Dom also wants to get. They become a team again. Also, Brian is in love with Dom’s sister, Mia. They are about to welcome a baby in Fast & Furious 6. He likes cars.

Dominic Toretto played by Vin Diesel
Movies:
The Fast and the Furious, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Fast & Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6
What’s His Deal?: He’s an anti-hero, insomuch as he’s a good dude who believes in loyalty, but he breaks the law a lot. Like, he was stealing things in the first film, and in the fourth film, and in the fifth film and he’s always illegally street racing. The love of his life is Letty and he has a pretty sister that Brian likes named Mia. He’s a really good driver and mechanic (and thief). He likes stealing things and cars.

Letty Ortiz played by Michelle Rodriguez
Movies:
The Fast and the Furious, Fast & Furious,Fast & Furious 6
What’s Her Deal?: Letty is a badass chick and the love of Dom’s life. She’s also a really good driver and helps out on his schemes. In the fourth film, she is killed while working undercover for Brian. In the sixth film she is apparently back from the dead. She likes cars.

Mia Toretto played by Jordana Brewster
Movies: 
The Fast and the Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6
What’s Her Deal?: Mia is Dom’s pretty, sort of ineffectual sister, and is the love of Brian’s life. Brian falls for her in the first film, but they break up because of the whole “undercover cop” thing, and then they eventually get back together and are expecting a child before the sixth film starts. She’s okay on cars.

Johnny Tran played by Rick Yune
Movies:
The Fast and the Furious
What’s His Deal?: Johnny Tran is the first real bad guy of the series. He blows up Brian’s car and hates Dom for sleeping with his sister. He’s part of some organized crime syndicate and kills Dom and Brian’s friend, Jesse. Brian kills Johnny. He likes cars and crime.

Roman Pearce played by Tyrese
Movies:
2 Fast 2 Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6
What’s His Deal?: He and Brian have been friends since they met in juvie. After Brian became a cop, Roman became a thief. Years later, Roman helped out Brian with a sting operation on Certer Verone. Later, Roman joins Dom’s team as a “fast-talker” and they steal a lot of money. He comes back in the new movie. He likes cars and money.

Monica Fuentes played by Eva Mendes
Movies:
2 Fast 2 Furious, cameo in Fast Five
What’s Her Deal?: She’s an undercover agent in Carter Verone’s cartel. She falls in love with Brian when he goes undercover, too, but Roman doesn’t trust her. She blows her cover saving Brian and helps the guys get Carter. She walks away from Brian and his shit (no seriously, Brian O’Conner and Dom Toretto would be TERRIBLE boyfriends) at the end of the movie. At the end of Fast Five she lets Hobbs know Letty is alive…

Tej Parker played by Ludicris
Movies:
2 Fast 2 Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6
What’s His Deal?: Tej is another one of Brian’s old friends who helps out in capers. He’s a tech whiz, and while he doesn’t race anymore, he does participate in racing in ways that he can make money. He likes cars and tech stuff.

Carter Verone played by Cole Hauser
Movies:
The Fast and the Furious
What’s His Deal?: He’s a Miami drug dealer and the bag guy in the sequel. Roman and Brian go undercover to figure out what he’s up to and eventually stop him. He likes being bad.

Han Seoul-Oh played by Sung Kang
Movies:
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Fast & Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6
What’s His Deal?: Han first appeared in the third film as an old friend of Dom’s. He dies in that movie. Then, he showed up in the fourth film totally alive. The explanation was that Tokyo Drift happens after the events of the new film, Fast & Furious 6. He falls in love with Gisele in the fifth film and they are a couple in the new one. He likes cars and Gisele.

Sean Boswell played by Lucas Black
Movies:
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
What’s His Deal?: He’s this teenaged kid who likes street racing. His mom sends him to live with his dad in Japan so he can evade jail time for his beloved illegal street racing and there Han takes him under his wing and teaches him how to “drift.” He likes cars.

Twinkie played by Bow Wow
Movies:
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
What’s His Deal?: He’s Sean’s friend in Tokyo. That’s it. He likes cars.

Takashi played by Brian Tee
Movies: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
What’s His Deal?: He’s Sean’s main adversary as he is bad and the best drift racer in Tokyo. There’s drama involving Han skimming money from him and his Yakuza uncle. Han dies in a race against him and in the end, Sean beats him while racing down the mountain. He likes cars and doing the Tokyo drift.

Morimoto played by Leonardo Nam
Movies: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
What’s His Deal?: He’s the bad guy’s bad best friend. He dies in a car crash. He likes cars. (Also, this photo is amazing.)

Gisele Yashar played by Gal Godot
Movies:
Fast & Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6
What’s Her Deal?: She’s a former Mossad agent and once worked for Braga. She got the hots for Dom for some reason and switched sides. During the gang’s Rio heist in Fast Five, she and Han fell in love. She likes cars and Han.

Arturo Braga played by John Ortiz
Movies:
Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6
What’s His Deal?: He’s the bad drug kingpin guy who is responsible for Letty’s “death”. He excapes to Mexico and Brian and Dom track him down and bring him back to the States. He returns in the new movie. He likes hating Brian.

Luke Hobbs played by The Rock
Movies:
Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6
What’s His Deal?: Well, first of all, he’s The Rock. Second of all, he’s a federal agent and bounty hunter who thinks Dom and the crew murdered DEA agents. So, he tries to track them down and bring them to justice and discovers they aren’t the bad guys. Then, he helps them steal a lot of money from the real murderer, Hernan Reyes, but since he can’t let them walk free, he gives them a day head start. Then Eva Mendes’s Monica Fuentes tells him Michelle Rodriguez’s Letty Ortiz is still alive and he pulls Dom’s team together to stop Owen Shaw’s team in exchange for clemency. He likes punching things.

Elena Neves played by Elsa Pataky
Movies:
Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6
What’s Her Deal?: She’s a Rio patrol officer who is helping The Rock–I mean, Luke Hobbs–track down Dom and Brian for the deaths of three DEA agents. Then, she joins forces with Dom’s crew. Then she rubs groins with Dom for a bit. Her husband is dead. She likes being perfect.

Hernan Reyes played by Joaquim de Almeida
Movies:
Fast Five
What’s His Deal?: A Brazilian drug lord with a lot of money who is responsible for some DEA agents’ deaths. Dom and his crew steal his fortune and Hobbs kills him. He likes money and being bad.

Riley played by Gina Carano
Movies:
Fast & Furious 6
What’s Her Deal?: She’s this badass cop assigned to help Hobbs. She likes punching things.

Owen Shaw played by Luke Evans
Movies:
Fast & Furious 6
What’s His Deal?: He’s a bad British guy. He likes being evil and cars.

Ian Shaw played by Jason Statham
Movies:
cameo in Fast & Furious 6, Fast & Furious 7 
What’s His Deal?: He’s Owen Shaw’s brother and as we discover in the !!!SPOILER ALERT!!! end of Fast & Furious 6 that he was actually the driver responsible for Han’s death in Tokyo Drift and that in the seventh film he’s going to be going after Dom’s entire crew. We are assuming he likes revenge.

[Photo Credits: Universal & 20th Century Fox]