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Final Destination 5 (2011)

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Survivors of a suspension-bridge collapse learn there's no way you can cheat Death.

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In this latest installment to the horror franchise, Sam and his friends manages to escape a ill-fated bridge, thanks to a premonition Sam obtained. However, when two of his friends died in a mysterious way, Sam must use his memories from the premonition to save his friends, before death hunts him down. Written by DarryLazakar

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Rated R for strong violent/gruesome accidents, and some language | See all certifications »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,031,396 (USA) (12 August 2011)

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$42,575,718 (USA) (7 October 2011)
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Trivia

A music video for the song "New Romance" by Miles Fisher starring the cast of Final Destination 5 was made to coincide with the release of the film, and can be found on YouTube. In true Final Destination fashion, the video has the cast meeting their ends in very grisly ways. See more »

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(at around 17 mins) In the premonition, Molly is standing behind Sam when Sam was hanging onto the guard rail. When Sam dies, in the next shot, Molly is nowhere to be seen. See more »

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William Bludworth: You all just be careful now.
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The ending credits show a montage of deaths from the first four films. See more »

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Anticipation of death is worse than death itself
18 October 2012 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Horror franchises typically stumble when they get to Part Fives. Friday the 13th Part V: terrible. Saw V: awful. Halloween 5: appalling. Strangely many of them use 3D as a way of pulling in the punters for gore effects that splatter into three dimensions. Final Destination 5 is nothing new and no exception to this rule despite not being completely awful.

A bunch of cronies on an office retreat survive a suspension bridge collapse after one of the group inexplicably has a premonition (sounds overly familiar) of said disaster. Death doesn't like to be cheated...Tony Todd...ironic accidents...blah blah...exposition...you're all going to die...yadda yadda...one by one...blah blah blah blah. It's the same old rehashed plot, recycled dialogue, and overdone deaths that seem to defy logic and physics. As usual there is a last minute twist, which by this point you're just waiting to be revealed and get it finished with, that doesn't quite add up for many reasons, but coherence has hardly been a strong point of the series.

Basically, all this film offers are a few scenes of dread and tension which are all undone by cheap, fake, quick, deflating CGI gore effects. Not once in my life have I ever been horrified by computer-generated blood. Give me some tangible gore by Chris Walas or Tom Savini any day over something half-heatedly cartooned onto the movie in post-production.

This series has been cheating death for 12 years and it's high time that Final Destination reached its final destination.


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