Final Destination 5 2011

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Survivors of a suspension-bridge collapse learn there's no way you can cheat Death.

Starring:
P.J. Byrne, Nicholas D'Agosto
Runtime:
1 hour 31 minutes

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Final Destination 5

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Product Details

Genres Thriller, Horror
Director Steven Quale
Starring P.J. Byrne, Nicholas D'Agosto
Supporting actors Emma Bell, David Koechner, Tony Todd, Courtney B. Vance
Studio Warner Bros.
BBFC rating Suitable for 15 years and over
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
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Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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4.1 out of 5 stars

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By HH on 20 Jan 2012
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
I bought this film with not many expectations and whist reading the reviews I Found that many people were complimenting the 3D effects and thought why not?

Arrived quickly, stuck it on and I was very impressed, the depth and effects of the film are brilliant, I'm not just saying it, I do actually mean it! Don't think, just buy it!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By The Movie Guy TOP 100 REVIEWER on 19 Aug 2013
Format: DVD
If you have seen one of these before, you know the plot. The movie introduces the characters, in this case they are a group of office workers. They travel. One has a premonition of death and saves the group only to find out there exists an unseen expiration date on all of us, and if you go past that date you must die in a bizarre abnormal manner. If you have sat through all the "Friday the 13th" movies and thought they were all different, you might try this series. As for me, knowing basically the whole plot before it unfolds...over the last 5 films is a bit boring. The re-addition of Tony Todd issuing a warning as if he is "Death" himself was one of the highlights. Many of the main characters are named after famous horror directors: Peter Friedkin is named after "The Exorcist" director William Friedkin; Candice Hooper is named after Tobe Hooper who directed "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" and "Poltergeist";and Olivia Castle is named after William Castle who directed "The Tingler" and the original "House on Haunted Hill."

Death has rules, just like killing vampires and zombies. You would think if you cheat death, then you must die. However, that is not the case. If you kill someone who wasn't supposed to die, you get their years.

It is my understanding the DVD will have an alternate ending. The gore was fairly decent. The movie has a lot of things thrown at the camera. Clearly it was designed for 3-D.

F-bomb, no sex or nudity
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Valerie J. TOP 1000 REVIEWER on 8 Jan 2012
Format: DVD
The problem with the Final Destination series of horror movies is that they are a bit same ol' same ol'. They need to change the format a bit as they start off with a disaster where a group survive, and then they start to die in the same order that they would have died had they not been saved, and so on. Having said that the Final Destination movies are fun if you are not squeamish and don't let the Computer Generated Images, blood and gore get to you. Frankly, I find most of it quite laughable. If somebody gets their head blown to smithereens in the movies, it looks like it was an elephant that got it's head blown to bits. Sorry, is that too much information?

In Final Destination 5, the horror starts when a group of employees of the same company are on a coach, travelling across a bridge, which starts to fall apart in the middle. One of the employees has a premonition while sitting there on the coach, and yells to everyone to get off. And here starts the same old Final Destination pattern where lives are saved and then they begin to have accidents and die later in the order that they died in the premonition. It's a fun movie, as I say, but I do think the writer could think of a different format. All the same, there is a great deal of inventiveness in how individuals can shuffle off this mortal coil and if you are thinking of having laser treatment on your eyes, you might like to get it done before you watch this. (Oh, and it has been argued on other websites that what happened is impossible but we have to remember this: it is a movie! Half the stuff that happens is scientifically impossible. So just sit back with your popcorn and enjoy the rollercoaster ride.

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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By TotalStuntman on 24 Dec 2011
Format: DVD
1st off this movie still isn't as good as the first 2, but saying that it's still a pretty good movie! The gore was pretty spot on, these maybe the best effects out of all 5 movies (Especially the Bridge), theres also a new rule discovered....but can that infact help cheat death? Nicholas D'Agosto is probably the only likable character, the rest are pretty annoying! Some of the deaths are predictable well for me the 1st two were! how can't they be after all these sequels? Tony Todd has been brought back after all this time...you'll find out why once its over!

Now for the ending.....5 words....Just WOW! and Very Unexpecting!

Overall it's another great movie from the franchise, let's just hope that they've finished with these movies now as it ended too perfectly to carry on....5 star!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Laura Hartley TOP 1000 REVIEWER on 7 Jun 2013
Format: DVD
Just about everybody knows the plot of the Final Destination movies, and that's because they're all the same. However, for some reason, they are still highly entertaining and widely watched as the writers introduces more and more gruesome ways in which for the characters to die. I believe the reason Final Destination movies are so terrifying is because they turn perfectly normal, day to day objects or events into murder weapons. Whilst the deaths are highly improbable, they are not impossible, and so these movies still retain a sense of realism which is what makes the audience tick.

This time, Death is after a group of co-workers who are saved from dying on a collapsing bridge when Sam Lawton has a premonition of the event before it happens. Of course, this group was never meant to survive and they're about to picked off one by one, in the most unsuspecting manner, unless if they can figure out a way to save themselves and evade Death.

I recognised many of the actors cast in Final Destination 5; however, none of them were of great enough recognition for me to actually remember any of their names. Miles Fisher, who has an uncanny likeness to Tom Cruise, played his smarmy, agitated, 'boss' role perfectly, and I love it when characters like him get killed off because there's a certain feel of 'he had it coming'. The main character, Sam, is played by Nicholas D'Agosto, who encapsulates his role as someone who is perfectly sane despite what he says is insane. He has quite an innocent appearance and so you greatly sympathise with him and the troubles thrust upon him. As in all Final Destination films, many of the characters are incredibly annoying, especially as they realise that it's every man for himself in the face of Death.
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