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After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.

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Alex is boarding his plane to France on a school trip, when he suddenly gets a premonition that the plane will explode. When Alex and a group of students are thrown off the plane, to their horror, the plane does in fact explode. Alex must now work out Death's plan, as each of the surviving students falls victim. Whilst preventing the worst from happening, Alex must also dodge the FBI, which believes Alex caused the explosion. Written by simon

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Rated R for violence and terror, and for language | See all certifications »

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$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,498,519 (UK) (19 May 2000)

Gross:

£10,218,118 (UK) (1 September 2000)
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In the opening scene, Devon Sawa (Alex) was supposed to pretend to be asleep. He actually fell asleep for four hours. See more »

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During the memorial service at the high school, the speaker says that 39 students and teachers were lost. But there were 40 in the class, with four teachers, and seven people got off the plane so it would be 37 people who were lost on the plane. See more »

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Mr. Ken Browning: Live it up Alex. Ya got your whole life ahead of you.
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death like time has got its own plans
24 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

Without being an absolute masterpiece, "Final Destination" is a good fantastic movie that deserves to be watched. It borrows several elements from other movies or novels such as "Scream" or "And then there were none" but it exploits them very well. And this is helped thanks to a clever script that includes a few qualities, notably this one: we can't really see death but we can feel its presence and its cleverness. Moreover, the suspense is well lead during all the movie until the end.

But if "Final Destination" isn't a masterpiece, it's because it also contains faults: for example, how can Alex, the hero of the film succeed in seeing these odd visions about "accidents that are going to happen"? Then, he doesn't get on well with one of the main characters (you can consider him as his worst enemy) and however they'll be compelled to help each other in order to escape from death. You could also say that certain sequences are predictable while some are on the verge of unlikely.

Nonetheless, a rather good fantastic movie.


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