Rio de Janeiro is the most populous city in Brazil and serves as the main setting of Fast Five.
Dominic Toretto and his team first hijack a train to steal some cars, along with a shady man, Zizi, who turns out to be a henchman of Hernan Reyes. Later, Dominic and Brian O'Conner are captured by Reyes, but they manage to escape.
DSS agent Luke Hobbs and his team arrive in Rio to arrest Dom's team. He recruits Elena Neves to arrest them but is unaware that the Chief of Police is aiding Reyes by letting him keep his money in the station.
Dom, Mia and Brian decide to pull one last job and invite Gisele Yashar, Han Seoul-Oh, Tej Parker, Roman Pearce, Tego Leo and Rico Santos to help them. Together they pull off various jobs until they steal a vault belonging to Reyes which contains 100 million dollars. To their surprise, they find out that the vault is hidden in a police station.
Along the way, they reunite with Vince. eventually they are captured by a team of DSS agents led by Luke Hobbs. The convoy is attacked by Reyes' men. Though Hobbs and his team were able to kill off most of the attackers, the DSS team is murdered. Before the terrorists could kill Hobbs, he is saved by Dom and his crew and they escape, but Vince is fatally wounded. Afterwards, Hobbs temporarily puts his differences aside with Dom and his crew to help take down Reyes, with aid from local cop Elena Neves. He then gives them a head start but learning that they used a decoy vault, he decides to let them go.