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The Final Destination (2009)

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After a young man's premonition of a deadly race-car crash helps saves the lives of his peers, Death sets out to collect those who evaded their end.

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Storyline

In a car race in McKinley Speedway, twenty-something Nick has a premonition of a deadly car crash with many casualties in the audience and convinces his girlfriend Lori and his friends Hunt and Janet to leave the place. They are followed by the security guard; a racist guy; a mother with her children and a mechanic, that are saved from death. When the racist guy and the mother die in mysterious and creepy incidents, Nick and Lori research and find many similar cases in Internet. They try to lure The Ripper to break the chain of deadly events and survive, but destiny does not help them. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong violent/gruesome accidents, language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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28 August 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Final Destination 4  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,633,395 (UK) (28 August 2009)

Gross:

$66,466,372 (USA) (20 November 2009)
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Trivia

The name of the 'Brevig's' that Lori and Janet mention is named after the Visual Effects supervisor Eric Brevig who directed the New Cinema's previous 3D film Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) and also got a special thanks for his work in this film. See more »

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Right as Nick sets off the sprinklers with the long board on fire, you can see him twitch and slide around his other arm slightly, which is supposed to be nailed to the wall and therefore immobile. See more »

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Theatre Manager: Find the way to the exit. Remain calm. Everything's gonna be okay.
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Bad acting/Stale Ideas/Not enough 3D
29 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First off 7.3? That has got to be a joke. This movie had nothing going for it besides the 3D effect, which was not used well in my opinion. The trailer for the scrooge movie used it better/more. Besides the fact the 3D was not used well, the acting was dreadful, even by horror movie standards(what happened to Bubba from Forrest Gump?) and the director did not take advantage of what he could have done with the 3D, it was like he read a book on directing and just did all the basic shots you are taught, when he could have got really creative with it.

Sure if your 14 maybe its tolerable, but if you have any knowledge of how real movies should be made, save yourself.I wish the my final destination would have hit me before I watched this useless trash.


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