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Final Destination 3 (2006)

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In this third installment of the Final Destination series, a student's premonition of a deadly rollercoaster ride saves her life and a lucky few, but not from death itself which seeks out those who escaped their fate.


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When Wendy Christensen has a vision of an accident on the roller coaster, resulting in her and her friends' deaths, she instantly begins to panic, causing more of her friends to be left of the ride. The remaining friends, including Wendy's boyfriend, are stuck on the roller coaster and find themselves involved in the accident. With death waiting around the corner, Wendy and Kevin Fischer must try and work out death's plan, before they and the remaining survivors end up dead. Written by FilmFanUK

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This Ride Will Be The Death Of You.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence/gore, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 February 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cheating Death: Final Destination 3  »

Box Office


$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,219,978 (UK) (10 February 2006)


$54,098,051 (USA) (14 April 2006)

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Did You Know?


Like the previous films in the series, the post-disaster deaths are foreshadowed in the opening credits. See more »


The direction that Ian holds his nail gun changes between shots. See more »


[first lines]
Wendy Christensen: Oh my god!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits you will hear the mortician (William Bludworth) laugh. See more »


Featured in Bad Movie Beatdown: Final Destination 3 (2009) See more »


Turn Around, Look At Me
Written by Jerry Capehart
Performed by The Lettermen
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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User Reviews

12 February 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I've always been a huge fan of the Final Destination series, mainly because it got me to look at the world in a whole new light. Granted, a slightly paranoid light, but a new light all the same. Any film capable of doing this deserves some recognition! The first and second were 2 gory, brash and trashy films, and didn't attempt to pretend they weren't, and the third followed the same route.

The plot in itself was pretty thin, and the characters were really just people on a hit list, no strong characterisation, but then, it wasn't needed! This is a no brainer snuff movie and it rocks. Some gratuitous amounts of gore, and a little nudity here and there and you have the perfect film to waste away the boredom welling up inside you after sitting through Harry Potter. The actors all do fine jobs, and the special effects are pretty much top-notch (when they're not CGI) and the pace just moves along nicely.

The 2 major bad points are : The CGI - It was pretty noticeable, and it did take away some of the magic of the Roller-coaster scene,in my opinion anyway, and secondly, it was way too short and there weren't enough deaths in it! That sounds a little demented, I know, but I actually found myself yearning for just a little more... but no. Excellent ending though, it surprised me, I have to say.

A good strong film altogether, a perfect date movie, but you'll never EVER look at a Tanning Bed (or a picture for that matter) the same way again.


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