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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
    OK premise quickly deteriorates into a silly, badly acted slasher movie -- minus the slasher.
  4. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    38
    Starts by cheating death and ends by cheating us.
  5. Meets the low standards of a mediocre TV movie.
  6. Reviewed by: Gemma Files
    30
    You'll definitely feel cheated -- especially when you keep on finding yourself thinking how Mulder and Scully would have handled it all.
  7. 0
    Inane, irresponsible, immature, poorly written.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 27 out of 37
  2. Negative: 5 out of 37
  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. EddieD.
    Sep 16, 2008
    6
    Final Destination had a great plotline but lots of flaws, and terrible, TERRIBLE acting.
  5. Mar 19, 2013
    6
    The concept is extremely original and kind of creepy. The character development is also good and you really do care about almost everyone inThe concept is extremely original and kind of creepy. The character development is also good and you really do care about almost everyone in this movie. The only flaw was that for large amounts of time nothing big happened so you sort of get bored at first. But once it gets going it's pretty entertaining. Expand
  6. Aug 10, 2011
    6
    The original in the series offers up a great concept but is lost among a sloppy story line as well as horrible acting. However, the film didThe original in the series offers up a great concept but is lost among a sloppy story line as well as horrible acting. However, the film did open up doors for it's later and semi greater sequels. It might be boring at times but with less gore and more mystery it does lay out a great foundation. Expand
  7. GrahamM
    Nov 16, 2005
    0
    Garbage, makes no sense, and is just moronic!

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