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Features the longest 'opening disaster' out of all five movies in the series. The bridge disaster lasts for 4 minutes and 44 seconds.
The name of the company the eight survivors work for is called Presage Paper. "Presage" means: "A sign or warning that something, typically something bad, will happen; an omen or portent."
One rejected location for a death sequence in the film was a water park.
Ashley Tisdale auditioned for the role of Candice Hooper.
Tony Todd starred in the first two films and provided a voiceover in the third. He was not featured in the fourth film, but has returned to star in this one.
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.
The restaurant that Sam works in is called Le Cafe Miro 81. This cafe was seen at the end of Final Destination (2000) in Paris. When looked at from this angle, MirO81, and flipped, it's another reference to "180" - a number referenced throughout the franchise.
The picture that Olivia knocks off her desk was taken at Devils Flight, the roller coaster from Final Destination 3 (2006).
Many of the main characters are named after famous horror directors: Peter Friedkin is named after The Exorcist (1973) director William Friedkin; Candice Hooper is named after Tobe Hooper who directed The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) and Poltergeist (1982); and Olivia Castle is named after William Castle who directed The Tingler (1959) and the original House on Haunted Hill (1959).
In the Final Destination 5: Circle of Death (2011) special feature it is said that some of the actors from the first Final Destination (2000) were brought back to film the airplane scene but this is incorrect. Their footage was actually green screened into the film.
The video that the office workers are watching on the bus is describing the corporate retreat company they will be working with. The company's name is "180 Corporate Consulting," another continuation of the number 180 in the series.
At the end, in the bar, there is a picture of Roy standing next to the #6 stock car which caused the crash on the track in Final Destination 4.
Dennis' death was shown uncensored when David Koechner was a guest on "Lopez Tonight", making it the only death scene out of all Final Destination films to be shown on talk show circuits.
Producers have said that this installment will be darker (like the first film), as opposed to the almost comedic route that the 4th film took.
It's been confirmed that the Blu-ray release will have two alternate deaths.
This is the third film in the series to feature a male lead having the premonitions.
The first film in the Final Destination series to be released in the IMAX format.
All of the films in the series were released 3 years apart. This film closes the gap and was released 2 years after the previous installment.
At the memorial when Issac's name is announced and laughed at. What is said after is another hint alluding to it being a prequel. "I see dead people" is a famous quote from "The Sixth Sense" which in the time line would have just been released the year prior.
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David Koechner who plays Dennis, also plays Tod Packer in The Office (2005) - his character works for a paper company in both.
At the spa, just before the needles are put on to Isaac, he jokes with the masseur saying, "All right, Let's do this! Two billion people cannot be wong" Apart from being a pun, it could also be a tribute to Final Destination's first part director, James Wong.
The Hice Pale Ale that Nathan brings in to the office is a running reference to stunt coordinator Freddie Hice who worked on Final Destination 2 (2003). A Hice Pale Ale truck is seen in that film and and Final Destination 3 (2006). Hice Pale Ale cans are seen in The Final Destination (2009) and this movie.
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During the gymnastics practice scene, Canadian Olympian Brittany Rogers plays the gymnast on the balance beam when Candace is on uneven bars.
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The second film in the Final Destination series to be in 3D.
In the scene, where Nathan brings beers into the office. Behind Sam, you can see a model airplane, truck and race car. References to Final Destination 1, 2 and 4.
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At the memorial service, the second name on the plaque (also the second name read aloud) is Chris Boylan. This is a reference to Christine Boylan, wife of the film's writer, Eric Heisserer.
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On the coach ride they see a lorry carrying logs which caused the accident in the second installment.
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The collapsing bridge death sequence was created by using green screens, green mats, wires and digital compositing.
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At the eye surgeon's office, a water cooler can be seen with the brand 'Woda'. This is a pun of water. (Woda in Polish is water).
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The Asian masseuse spoke in Cantonese, the main Chinese dialect spoken in Hong Kong.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

This movie is not a sequel, but in fact a prequel to the first movie in the series, Final Destination (2000).
Near the end of the movie when Sam looks at his plane ticket right before the crash the date is clearly displayed as May 13, 2000 Flight 180, 9:25 p.m. which proves the movie is a prequel to all the others.
Most of the death sequences are based on real-life incidents. The opening bridge collapse is inspired by the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Additionally, someone has died from an acupuncture needle stabbing into their heart after falling off the table.
The third film in the series to end with all the survivors dying.
Clues to the twist ending (linking to the first film) can be found by the request to turn off pagers at the beginning of the movie, the old-fashioned office phones, the clunky keyboard in doctor's office, the Liberty license plate (on the coroner's van) which was used in New York until 2001, and the song playing on the radio, "I Will Buy You A New Life" (Everclear, 1997).
When Isaac is stealing the gift certificate from his deceased co-workers drawer, it can clearly be seen that it expires on 6/30/01, which gives another clue to the movie taking place years prior to its release date.
The Chinese Massage Spa where Issac died is called 'MING YUN' which means 'destiny' in Chinese.
In the premonition, Olivia dies due to a car falling on top of her. In real life, Olivia dies when she falls on top of a car.
Before she leaves the office, Olivia knocks over a frame with a picture of her in it. The crack in the frame is centered on her right eye. This is a foreshadow of what happens on the eye surgeon's table.
Another clue that this movie is a prequel occurs early in the film when Olivia's boyfriend makes a reference to Lisa Loeb, whose breakout single "Stay" debuted in 1994.
Isaac's cell phone is a Motorola StarTAC. These were high-end phones first available in 1996. This serves as another clue that this film is a prequel to Final Destination (2000).
Before Isaac goes to the massage parlor, he is pricked by a thumb tack in his desk. This is a foreshadow to what happens at the massage parlor.
Since the 4th installment of the series is called "The Final Destination," it is a hint that the 5th installment will not happen after it, but before.
Actress Jacqueline Macinnes Wood also stars in The Bold & Ths Beautiful in which her Co star is Texas Battle, who stars in Final Destination 3 (2006) in which his death is caused by malfunction from weight lifting equipment.
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Unlike the previous 4 films, there are no references to Flight 180 or the number in this film as it occurs before the events of FD1
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