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Final Destination 2 (2003)

R | | Horror | 31 January 2003 (USA)
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When Kimberly has a violent premonition of a highway pileup she blocks the freeway, keeping a few others meant to die, safe...Or are they? The survivors mysteriously start dying and it's up to Kimberly to stop it before she's next.

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David R. Ellis

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ali Larter ... Clear Rivers
A.J. Cook ... Kimberly Corman
Michael Landes ... Thomas Burke
David Paetkau ... Evan Lewis
James Kirk ... Tim Carpenter
Lynda Boyd ... Nora Carpenter
Keegan Connor Tracy ... Kat
Jonathan Cherry ... Rory
Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Eugene Dix (as T.C. Carson)
Justina Machado ... Isabella Hudson
Tony Todd ... Mr. Bludworth
Sarah Carter ... Shaina
Alejandro Rae ... Dano (as Alex Rae)
Shaun Sipos ... Frankie
Andrew Airlie ... Mr. Corman
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Storyline

Whilst heading onto the highway, Kimberly Corman has a vision of a huge car accident. Bringing the traffic to a halt, Kimberly is horrified when the accident actually happens. Kimberly links the occurrence with a similar event a year earlier: the Flight 180 disaster. After speaking with Clear Rivers, Kimberly discovers that Death's pattern has been disturbed, meaning everyone who was originally supposed to die will now encounter a freak accident. Kimberly and the rest of the survivors must work with Clear to try and stop Death from repeating its process. Written by Film_Fan

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Genres:

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Final Destination 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,017,141, 2 February 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$46,961,214

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,426,405
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Numerous cast members from the film have appeared in the TV series Smallville (2001), including Tony Todd, Sarah Carter, Shaun Sipos, and James Kirk. See more »

Goofs

(at around 28 mins) The news report shows Highway 23 as being an interstate highway. There is no Interstate 23 in existence. There is a New Jersey state route 23 not too far from Greenwood Lake however. See more »

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[first lines]
Host: Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary since Velez Air Flight 180 exploded and crashed shortly after takeoff from JFK airport. It's a disaster that's affected many. None more so than Mt. Abraham High School, which lost 40 students and 4 faculty members in the crash. But it was the events after the crash that has turned this tragic story into something even stranger. The survivors that managed to get off the plane before it crashed died soon thereafter in a series of mysterious and...
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Alternate Versions

The theatrical release features a shot that is missing from all DVD versions: when one of the victims-to-be gets his hand stuck in his kitchen sink trying to retrieve his lost ring, the threatening disposal blades below are not shown. The commentary track on the DVD mentions that this was a last moment add-on which heightened the menace and tension of the scene considerably. Alas the commentators were seemingly unaware that the print used for the DVD was one were this "last minute" addition had not yet been added. Two brief glimpses of this missing shot can still be seen in the trailer. See more »

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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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Middle of Nowhere
Written by Michael Foderaro and Nathan Leone
Performed by The Blank Theory
Courtesy of Scratchie Records / New Line Productions, Inc.
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Creepier, gorier and better put together than the first
31 January 2003 | by Agent10See all my reviews

I was apprehensive when I didn't Devon Sawa in the credits or this movie, but then again, this film didn't really need him. This wasn't a sequel in the purest sense, but the film makers created methods to link all of the new characters to the old ones, creating a flow which wasn't too jarring. Unfortunately, the dialogue was the only real stinker in this film. The pretentiousness, the obviousness and the downright hokiness that came out of the mouths of the characters really detracted from the tension, turning their performances into a bunch of acting class rejects. But I digress. The only thing people are looking for is how Death will get the new set of escape artists. The sheer surprise and execution of the executions made me jump and crawl. In such a desensitized world we live in, being able to jump out of my seat means this film is a winner.


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