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Final Destination (2000)

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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Storyline

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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Can You Cheat Death? See more »

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

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Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,015,822, 19 March 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$53,331,147

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$112,880,294
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Trivia

As well as footage, this movie borrows in other ways from the crash of TWA Flight 800. The July 17th, 1996 flight was carrying a high school French club, it exploded suddenly and was investigated for a possible deliberate act causing the accident - first a bomb, then a surface to air missile. As with the movie, it was ultimately decided that the crash was a result of mechanical failure (explosion in the central fuel tank), although the FBI investigation is still open. See more »

Goofs

A big deal is made of how the characters die off in the same order they would have died in the airplane explosion. Alex traces the death order by following the path of the leaking fuel toward the source of the explosion. However, the explosion would have gone in the opposite direction, AWAY from the source of the explosion. As such the characters are dying in reverse order. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Carter: So who's next?
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are done in a ghosting format. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Into the Void
Written by Trent Reznor
Performed by Nine Inch Nails
Courtesy of Nothing Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The best movie I've seen in years
22 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is without a doubt the best horror movie I have seen in the 90's so far. It is everything you could ever want. It has great acting. A great story. The atmosphere is creepy and real. Not to mention the death scenes are original and quite gross. They leave many disturbing images in you head. I don't want to give away anything. It's worth every dollar I spent on seeing it. I might just go see it again. Final Destination is movie making at it's finest.


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