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Paul Walker in a stunt leap from ‘The Fast and the Furious’

Actor Paul Walker -- or rather, a stunt man posing as Paul Walker -- leaps from a fast car to a semi truck and trailer in a scene from the 2001 action film "The Fast and the Furious." Walker played Brian O'Conner, an undercover cop who gets emotionally involved with the car gang he's supposed to be infiltrating. The film was a hit, taking in over $140 million at the box office and spawning a franchise that by 2021 included a dozen different sequels, spinoffs, and related projects.

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