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Final Destination (2000)

 -  Horror  -  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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Death Doesn't Take No For An Answer. See more »

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

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Release Date:

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Flight 180  »

Box Office

Budget:

$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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Trivia

The story was originally the concept for an abandoned The X-Files (1993) television script. See more »

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When Alex is in the safe house and begins opening the can of food, he starts opening the can with the spoon in his right hand. When the angle changes it's in his left hand, then again it's in his right hand when he goes to eat it. See more »

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Bludworth: By walking off the plane you cheated death. You have to figure out when it's coming back at you.
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original and scary
14 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

Inventive, effectively eerie spine-chiller is a step up in the teen horror genre. High schooler Sawa has a horrific vision of his plane crashing just moments before its departure on a class field trip. He and several others exit the plane only to discover that it does in fact crash, but things take a shocking turn when the remaining survivors begin to die in the most mysterious ways. Story is intriguing, the suspense flows well throughout, and there are enough violent deaths to satisfy the target audience. The ending is a bit of a disappointment and should have been planned out better, but overall this is one of the better films of the genre. ***


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