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Generally favorable reviews- based on 163 Ratings

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  • Summary: Death is coming and Alex Browning (Sawa) is blessed with the curse of knowing when, how and where the grim reaper will strike. (New Line Cinema)
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 28
  2. Negative: 14 out of 28
  1. An unexpectedly alert teen-scream disaster chiller.
  2. Playful and energized enough to keep an audience guessing.
  3. 50
    Disturbing--if less sophisticated than the best SF (science fiction)-horror TV.
  4. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    38
    Starts by cheating death and ends by cheating us.
  5. 30
    Fails because it takes itself both too seriously and not seriously enough.
  6. 0
    Inane, irresponsible, immature, poorly written.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 39
  2. Negative: 5 out of 39
  1. Oct 9, 2011
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Final destination is a very good movie i highly recommend it, and Tony Todd in one scene which is my favourite scene in the whole movie is freaking good he should have been in the movie with more scenes but still a really good movie. Expand
  2. Michael
    Feb 4, 2006
    10
    Great movie. Very different from other horror movies. One of my favorites.
  3. WesleyE.
    Feb 9, 2006
    9
    What seems like another crappy Scream rip-off actually comes across as a very good thriller. It's got plenty of gore, and while the What seems like another crappy Scream rip-off actually comes across as a very good thriller. It's got plenty of gore, and while the script itself is average, the in-your-face irony is quite funny and the death scenes are complicated, bloody, inventive and very, very impressive. Expand
  4. JayH
    Jul 23, 2009
    6
    I thought it was pretty good, not sure why the critics hated it so much. It was suspenseful, interesting, decently acted. Great special I thought it was pretty good, not sure why the critics hated it so much. It was suspenseful, interesting, decently acted. Great special effects. Oddly fascinating. Expand
  5. Nov 3, 2013
    6
    To be honest, "Final Destination" is a decent horror film. It's quite smart and keeps the tension going and overall resembles a good originalTo be honest, "Final Destination" is a decent horror film. It's quite smart and keeps the tension going and overall resembles a good original shocker. The plot is very ridiculous and silly though. Expand
  6. May 31, 2012
    6
    It's ok, it has an above average plot and above average acting for this kind of movie, however with all the better movies in this genre itIt's ok, it has an above average plot and above average acting for this kind of movie, however with all the better movies in this genre it only comes across as slightly above average. Expand
  7. GrahamM
    Nov 16, 2005
    0
    Garbage, makes no sense, and is just moronic!

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