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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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Release Date:

28 August 2009 (USA)  »

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Final Destination 4  »

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$43,000,000 (estimated)

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£3,633,395 (UK) (28 August 2009)


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

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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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