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Final Destination (2000)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  17 March 2000 (USA)
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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

17 March 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flight 180  »

Box Office


$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,015,822 (USA) (17 March 2000)


£10,218,118 (UK) (1 September 2000)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The numerous appearances of "180" in the movie refer to the film's original title of "Flight 180". New Line decided to rename the film to "Final Destination" through fear of confusion of other movies like Air Force One (1997) or Con Air (1997). See more »


Downed power lines do not flail about wildly setting fire and explosions to all they touch. They lie perfectly still on the ground, occasionally setting small fires to grass, trees, etc, unless they land directly on a building or vehicle. See more »


[Having just been jolted out of his premonition, Alex is wild-eyed and hyperventilating as he verifies that the tray table latch is broken, which means his vision was real]
Flight Attendant: Is there a a problem, sir?
Carter: What's your fuckin' problem?
Mr. Larry Murnau: [Speaking in French] What is it?
Alex Browning: [screaming] This fuckin' plane's gonna explode!
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Rocky Mountain High
Written by John Denver and Mike Taylor
Performed by John Denver
By arrangement with The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment
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No one can escape from death.
10 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Aren't we all afraid to die? In this film, teens get on a plane for a high school trip to Paris.

While on the plane, one teen had a premonition of something bad happening to the plane and everyone on the plane would die.

He prevented it by getting off the plane with five of his classmates.

It didn't stop the plane from taking off with the rest of his classmates and they ended up dying on the plane.

The truth is you can't cheat death.

Now death is going to hunt them down one by one.

The death scenes in this movie are unique, intriguing and frightening.

Through out the whole film, the movie is suspenseful and unpredictable. I'd highly recommend this movie to anyone.

This is a chilling first class edge of your seat thriller.

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