Video: This Brazilian Motorcycle Chase Is Basically an Action Movie

Police pursue an alleged thief through the streets of São Paulo, Brazil — and it's intense

Photo: LiveLeak

Turns out the "Fast and the Furious" franchise may be closer to documentary than previously thought.

In a video posted to LiveLeak, an alleged thief takes off in his getaway motorcycle and is pursued by a police motorcycle through the streets of São Paulo, Brazil. The P.O.V. police camera footage really puts you in the moment, and is truly like a scene out of an action movie. Weaving and twisting around idle vehicles and through moving traffic, the chase ends with the culprit getting hit by an incoming automobile after running a red light.

Check out the full clip (below)...and take a deep breath.