Final Destination 2 - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Final Destination 2 Reviews

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
February 9, 2003
If that's what you came for, you won't go away disappointed.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
February 7, 2003
As grisly as the movie is, you have to admire its twisted invention and the way it plays the audience like a piano.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)
February 6, 2003
...a wet wick of a film never able to ignite.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
Andrew Manning
Radio Free Entertainment
February 6, 2003
One of the rare horror sequels that actually helps the movie that inspired it.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
February 5, 2003
As a half-hour "Twilight Zone" episode, it might have been able to hold your attention, but at almost one-and-three-quarter hours, it just tests your patience.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies
February 5, 2003
Death pretty much takes a holiday.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
February 5, 2003
Once you get past the immediate question of how many 'final' destinations there can be (what's next, The Really Final %u2013 No Fooling %u2013 Destination?), this is an efficiently trashy horror flick of the Creative Death school.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
February 5, 2003
"Final Destination 2" is, in a word, a hoot.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
February 5, 2003
The killings aren't exactly slapstick, but they're surprisingly close, and some of them turn out to be fiendishly funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
February 4, 2003
How the movie-going public hasn't become bored senseless with such tediously low-standard, so-called scary movies is beyond me.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Nev Pierce
BBC.com
February 4, 2003
It's simple, but effective.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
February 4, 2003
With every killing played for comic effect, Final Destination 2 negates terror because it's not concerned with survival.
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Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
February 3, 2003
The sequel repeats exactly the far-fetched plot of the original, complete with elaborate chain-reaction deaths visited on the hapless characters and equally elaborate mumbo-jumbo about the fabric of Death's continuum to try to keep the suspense up.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Josef Braun
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
February 3, 2003
It skillfully accomplishes the horror genre's most basic goal: scaring the hell out of you.
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
February 3, 2003
When a horror flick gets tedious, it's DOA.
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today
February 3, 2003
A sloppy and graceless but fun sequel that serves to illustrate the difference between having a great story and a good screenplay. Still: a matinee idol in a world of false pin-ups.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
February 3, 2003
...one of the most purely enjoyable films out there right now.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
February 2, 2003
'Final Destination 2' exploits the universal fear of death -- but it does so with a creepy, creative flair.
Michael Tunison
Boxoffice Magazine
February 2, 2003
The moviegoers most likely to enjoy this aggressively stupid sequel will be those lovers of over-the-top gore effects who cheer out loud when a character is sliced into three pieces that slowly slide apart.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
February 1, 2003
In director David R. Ellis's feeble and rancid offering Final Destination 2, we're treated to more of the same nonsensical gory goings-on. This disjointed display of recklessness is bluntly overwrought, blatantly numbing and downright laughable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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