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Final Destination

Year:
Duration:
98 min
Genres:
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
IMDB rate:
6.7
Director:
James Wong
Awards:
3 wins & 3 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 2000-03-17
Filming Locations: Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
Earnings
Budget: $23,000,000
Opening Weekend: $10,015,822 (USA) (19 March 2000)
Gross: $53,302,314 (USA) (13 August 2000)
Cast
Actor
Character
Devon Sawa
Devon Sawa
Final Destination
Brendan Fehr
Brendan Fehr
Final Destination
Ali Larter
Clear Rivers
Kerr Smith
Carter Horton
Kristen Cloke
Valerie Lewton
Daniel Roebuck
Agent Weine
Roger Guenveur Smith
Agent Schreck
Chad Donella
Tod Waggner
Seann William Scott
Billy Hitchcock
Tony Todd
Bludworth
Amanda Detmer
Terry Chaney
Forbes Angus
Larry Murnau
Lisa Marie Caruk
Christa Marsh
Christine Chatelain
Blake Dreyer
Barbara Tyson
Barbara Browning
Robert Wisden
Ken Browning
P. Lynn Johnson
Mrs. Waggner
Larry Gilman
Mr. Waggner
Guy Fauchon
Hare Krishna
Randy Stone
Flight Attendant
Mark Holden
Co-Pilot
Marrett Green
TV News Anchor
Fred Keating
Howard Seigel
John Hainsworth
Minister
Pete Atherton
Student Singer
Nicole Robert
Ticket Clerk
Kristina Matisic
Reporter
Dustin Brooks
Dustin (uncredited)
Martin Christopher
Principal
Denis Corbett
Paris tourist (uncredited)
Yolanda Corbett
Paris tourist (uncredited)
Alessandro Juliani
Guitar Player in final Paris scene (uncredited)
James Kirk
Extra (uncredited)
Mark Marriott
Scared Airline Passenger (uncredited)
Natasha Morley
Girl with Red Sweater at Airport
Troy Yorke
Lou Gehrig's Man
Did you know?
Trivia
In Tod's death scene, the shot of the leaking water was played forward as it came out. The footage was simply rolled backwards to give the effect that it is sucked back under the toilet.
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When Carter is driving to "take control", the train Alex sees out his window is number 747, which is the type of plane that blew up.
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Alex's full name is Alex Chance Browning.
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Goofs
Alex dreamt that there was a decompression and part of the plane's fuselage broke off. This would neither be related to the scavenger fuel pump explosion nor would it cause such an explosion.
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When the 747 is supposedly in a nosedive, items can be seen falling down, toward the front of the cabin, as if the aircraft was still. The G-forces caused by a high speed dive would pull items up, toward the back of the cabin.
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When Clear is in the car, she moves the lever all the way to the bottom which for an automatic would be 1st gear, yet when she hits the gas the car goes backward.
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Quotes
Tod Waggner: I never thought anything could look worse than my yearbook photo...
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Billy Hitchcock: There they go, here we stay.
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Alex Browning: I got this feeling... a weird feeling.
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Faq
Q
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
A
For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for Final Destination can be found here.
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Who is Bludworth?
A
Bludworth (Tony Todd) is the mortician that Clear Rivers (Ali Larter) and Alex Browning (Devon Sawa) meet when investigating Tod Waggner (Chad Donella)'s body at the mortuary. He represents the charismatic figure of Charon from Greek mythology. His job is to welcome and carry the souls of dead people to their final destination. Without his help, the souls are doomed to wander forever. However, the character's role was left ambigous in the film, and his backstory was never touched upon.
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Is "Final Destination" based on a book?
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No. The story for Final Destination was first conceived by American screenwriter Jeffrey Reddick as a episode of "The X Files" (1993-2002), which was inspired by the real-life TWA Flight 800 crash. Reddick's story was made into a screenplay by Reddick, along with American producers Glen Morgan and James Wong (who also directed the movie). The popularity of the movie has led, so far, to four sequels, Final Destination 2 (2003), Final Destination 3 (2006), The Final Destination (2009), and Final Destination 5 (2011), actually a prequel to the events of this movie, plus several novels and a comic book series.
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Photos from cast
Devon Sawa Brendan Fehr