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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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J. Mackye Gruber (screenplay), Eric Bress (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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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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Taglines:

Death is like a boomerang. it keeps coming back See more »

Genres:

Horror

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

(at around 32 mins) When the principal character enters the sanitarium the words "Get them off me" can be heard coming from one of the cells. This is a reference to a lunatic (also imprisoned in an asylum) in Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988), who carves himself up with a straight-razor because he suffers from a delusion that he is covered with bugs. See more »

Goofs

(at around 11 mins) When Evan's car hits the diesel tank and explodes, he is driving the same way as Kimberly and the others. But after Kimberly flips, and she sees him burning, his car is clearly turned around facing towards Kimberly's SUV. See more »

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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 Sci-Fi version is heavily edited to take out all gore.
  • When Officer Burke's car get's hit by the log, the scene where his head gets crushed is deleted.
  • Eugene's Crushing has no blood.
  • We don't see Evan's eye get hit by the ladder
  • When Tim gets crushed, we don't see it but at the end when Kimberly is having flashbacks you can see it.
  • NOra's death is altered
  • We only see Rory's face when he gets sliced
  • Kat is not shown in her death
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Horror makes way for humour and gore
30 July 2004 | by StevieheugeSee all my reviews

Final Destination was a decent film. Original idea, pretty suspenseful directing, and some death scenes that while inventive, were creepy to boot.

This time around, with a new director and a new approach, we get a very different film. The first movie was a horror - this is'nt. In fact its not even a thriller, its basically a load of silly dialogue acted out badly by very silly actors, with some dead people in-between.

The thing is, that doesn't make the movie all that bad - The deaths and the gore are the pay-offs, and great care has been taken to ensure that all of them would get a great reaction from a packed cinema theatre.

The car pile up at the start is bone crunchingly violent, with buckets of blood being splattered everywhere - and its very entertaining stuff.

Various methods have been used here for the subsequent death scenes (CG, green screens, puppets, models) but it all cuts together very well, and most of the deaths would have your average cinema audience whooping with crimson tainted delight...

The impressive trickery used in killing off each character, intertwining supsense and surprise, is so effective, that many people will come away from this film forgetting that there wasn't actually anything else good about it - apart from the eye candy of course.

Worth a watch - you'll recoil in disgust and laugh more than you would watching most movies of this genre. try to catch it before you die.


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