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Final Destination 2

  • Drama
  • 2002
  • David R Ellis
  • 86 mins
  • 15

Summary

Supernatural horror sequel starring Ali Larter and AJ Cook. Teenager Kimberly Corman has a terrifying premonition that ends up saving her and a group of motorists from a devastating freeway pile-up. But Death refuses to be cheated, and soon the survivors are meeting grisly ends.

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Review

A star rating of 3 out of 5.

For a director whose debut feature was Disney's animal adventure Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco, choosing a horror film for a follow-up might seem a surprising option. But watching David R Ellis's highly effective sequel to sleeper hit Final Destination, you'd never imagine he was anything other than a seasoned frightmaster. This time around it's perturbed teenager AJ Cook who prompts Death to resume his stalking, after her premonitions save her and a group of motorists from a devastating freeway pile-up. While the film is no more sophisticated than the original, Ellis's skilful manipulation of tried-and-tested horror conventions demonstrates a thorough understanding of the genre. Combining innovative gore sequences with irony-laden dialogue, this is a deliciously over-the-top thrill-ride with no pretensions - and the fun of guessing how the movie's doomed protagonists will meet their maker will keep most viewers hooked until the end.

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Credits

Cast

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Clear RiversAli Larter
Kimberly CormanA J Cook
Officer Thomas BurkeMichael Landes
Eugene DixTerrence "T C" Carson
RoryJonathan Cherry
KatKeegan Connor Tracy
ShainaSarah Carter
Nora CarpenterLynda Boyd
Mr BludworthTony Todd

Crew

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DirectorDavid R Ellis

Details

Theatrical distributor
Entertainment
Released on
2003-02-07
Guidance
Violence, swearing, drug abuse and brief nudity.
Available on
video, DVD and Blu-ray
Formats
Colour
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