The Final Destination (2009)



Critic Consensus: With little of the ingenuity of previous installments, The Final Destination is predictable, disposable horror fare.

Movie Info

The Final Destination series gets a kick-start with this fourth outing, headed up by the production team behind the second film -- director David R. Ellis and writer Eric Bress. The New Line franchise will be presented for the first time in 3-D with this installment focusing on a teenager that dodges a trip to the grave at a racetrack, only to find that death has a way of equaling the playing field after the fact. Shantel VanSanten, Bobby Campo, and Hayley Webb star in the sequel. ~ Jeremy … More

Rating: R (for strong violent/gruesome accidents, language and a scene of sexuality)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Horror
Directed By:
Written By: Eric Bress
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 5, 2010
Box Office: $66.4M
Warner Bros. Pictures - Official Site


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Critic Reviews for The Final Destination

All Critics (95) | Top Critics (14)

The Final Destination is a catastrophe in and of itself.

Full Review… | February 15, 2013

Imagine a film that features an endless cavalcade of people being eviscerated in the bloodiest and bone-snappiest of ways, yet which somehow manages to inspire the audience to envy the victims.

Full Review… | October 27, 2010

screams 'made for TV'

Full Review… | July 31, 2010
Old School Reviews

There's absolutely no reason for The Final Destination to exist other than the only one Hollywood studios really care about: a cynical cash grab. [Blu-ray]

Full Review… | February 15, 2010
Groucho Reviews

Like too many horror franchises, a premise that was once scary has evolved into something campy and self-aware.

Full Review… | January 5, 2010
Aisle Seat

...if you've seen one such movie, you've seen them all, and one is too much.

Full Review… | January 1, 2010
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Audience Reviews for The Final Destination


On a day at a car race, Nick has a premonition that there is a car crash and the stadium stands collapse. He saves his girlfriend and some other people in the audience. But death pursues them.

Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

two stars

MisterYoda ?

Super Reviewer

I have to say I expected much more from David R. Ellis as I thought the second Final Destination was really good. The writing is lazy, the acting is crap, the characters were unlikable and totally forgettable and the special effects, which is why people watch the film in the first place, are terrible. They forgot about the build up, the tension, the idea of death stalking you - a clever and original premise, now it's just like watching a snuff video which isn't very pleasant in the slightest. Time to finish the franchise, I know there is a fifth but I'm not sure I'm that interested anymore.

Anthony Lawrie

Super Reviewer

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