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Final Destination 3 (2006)

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A student's premonition of a deadly rollercoaster ride saves her life and a lucky few, but not from Death itself, which seeks out those who escaped their fate.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ... Wendy Christensen
Ryan Merriman ... Kevin Fischer
Kris Lemche ... Ian McKinley
Alexz Johnson ... Erin
Sam Easton ... Frankie Cheeks
Jesse Moss ... Jason Wise
Gina Holden ... Carrie Dreyer
Texas Battle ... Lewis Romero
Chelan Simmons ... Ashley Freund
Crystal Lowe ... Ashlyn Halperin
Amanda Crew ... Julie Christensen
Maggie Ma ... Perry
Ecstasia Sanders Ecstasia Sanders ... Amber
Jody Racicot ... Bludworth
Patrick Gallagher ... Colquitt
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Storyline

When Wendy Christensen has a vision of an accident on the roller coaster, resulting in her and her friends' deaths, she instantly begins to panic and gets off the ride, causing a few of her friends to get off as well. The remaining friends, including Wendy's boyfriend, are stuck on the roller coaster and find themselves involved in the accident. With death waiting around the corner, Wendy and Kevin Fischer must try and work out death's plan, before they and the remaining survivors end up dead. Written by FilmFanUK

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Taglines:

This Ride Will Be The Death Of You.

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence/gore, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Final Destination 3-D See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,173,094, 12 February 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$54,098,051

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$117,719,158
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Much of the on-ride footage was filmed on the "Corkscrew" at Playland, part of the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver, Canada. The actual ride is much tamer and slower (only contains a double corkscrew inversion) compared to "Devil's Flight", which contains multiple vertical loops and multiple corkscrew sections. In order to achieve such a roller coaster, CGI was applied to the roller coaster set, which contained a hydraulic setup that mimic the actual roller coaster train. See more »

Goofs

When Wendy, Jason, Kevin, and Carrie are going on line for Devil's Flight, Ashley and Ashlyn are following right behind them. In the next scene there are about 6 other people between Wendy and Ashley. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Wendy Christensen: Oh my god!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits you will hear the mortician (William Bludworth) laugh. See more »

Alternate Versions

The changes on the DVD, if the viewer makes the appropriate choices, are as follows:
  • By choosing heads or tails when Jason and Kevin flip to see who will ride in the front, you cannot change what happens, only change what side of the coin Jason calls for (He calls Heads in the theatrical version). Regardless of the choice, Jason always wins, But if you select tails, after the premonition Wendy snatches the coin while it's in midair and freaks out, not even getting on the coaster. Jason, Carrie and Kevin follow her out, then the coaster crashes. Some text comes up explaining what ultimately became of all of them (none die) and then the movies ends.
  • By choosing to have Ashlyn set the temperature in the tanning room to 76 degrees, an alternate scene is played where she gets out of the booth, but is knocked out by the board, which still traps Ashley inside her booth. Ashlyn frees her, but as she grabs her hand, Ashley falls through the bed and is electrocuted, transferring the current to Ashlyn, killing her as well.
  • By having Wendy choose to honk the horn again at the drive-thru, an alternate scene is played where Frankie turns around and sees Wendy and Kevin. Kevin manages to pull Frankie to safety. In the next scene, he is being carted off in a stretcher, happily declaring he is going to sue for what happened and become rich. Later, when Kevin and Wendy leave the Police Station after the Department Store scene, Frankie is pulled out of a police car for soliciting an undercover officer.
  • If Wendy looks at Lewis' carnival picture again, an alternate scene plays where Kevin and Wendy are walking on the field, discussing how they are going to convince Lewis to believe them. Once inside, Lewis is already using the machine that kills him in the original cut. He yells out "Fisher! What the fuck are you doing here?!" and then his head is crushed just as it was in the original cut.
  • By choosing to have Ian fire a warning shot at the pigeons, the hardware store scene is slightly altered. Erin is still killed by the nail gun, but this time she loses her balance when the pigeons (who didn't leave because Ian didn't kill any of them) fly in her face and cause her to stumble backwards. The scene ends with one of the pigeons pecking away at Ian in the photo Wendy took at the carnival.
  • By selecting Jump Right, Ian still gets crushed, only this time his whole body is, instead of being ripped apart as in in the standard version. Wendy then throws the camera on the ground and stomps it, and she, Julie and Kevin walk away, but the camera takes one last photo and the film ends.
  • If Ian is killed normally, the film continues. If Map is selected, an extra scene, where a newspaper blows off of a homeless man who was using it as a blanket, is inserted. It reveals that the survivors of the second film were killed and the viewer is given the option to read the paper and get the details. Kimberly and Thomas were sucked into a faulty wood chipper owned by the farmer of the second film, after they tried to escape a runaway car that was owned by the unlucky lottery winner of the previous film. The death certificate was given by the doctor who was pregnant in the previous film and thought to be the key to surviving death's plan. They had met at the area by coincidence and according to the article, were haunted by the whole incident, with Kimberly dropping out of school and Thomas being sent down to desk duty.
  • After the newspaper sequence, the film ends as normal, except that the train wreck ends the film, with the final shot being Wendy getting smashed by the oncoming train.
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Connections

Follows Final Destination 2 (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Rollercoaster
Written by Willie Beck, Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner (as Leroy Bonner), Marshall E. Jones (as Marshall Jones),
Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce (as Marvin R. Pierce), Clarence Satchell and James 'Diamond' Williams (as James L. Williams)
Performed by Ohio Players
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

 
FD 3 not bad for 3rd in the series!
2 March 2006 | by batpickleSee all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised by the 3rd installment of the FINAL DESTINATION series! The worst part of the movie is the beginning and the whole roller-coaster accident, the CGI was so obvious and not real good. The first death scene was lacking any imagination and not particularly gory so it was a let down, but after that it took it up a couple notches and really won me over!! Let's face the facts we go see these types of movies for the gore factor! These types of movies aren't scary so the gore better be good and this one was! If you go in expecting great gore below average acting and a so-so story line then you won't be disappointed! I loved it for what it is supposed to be! I would recommend seeing it, buying it and showing it to your friends if you are all fans of this genre!!!


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