Top Five Final Destination Films: Ranked As Per The Critics

The Final Destination films are all praised by the audience. However, the five films gained mixed reviews from the critics.

The series of films, Final Destination, debuted in 2000 with a concept that if one dodge’s death; it will find its way. This franchise included the protagonist having a premonition that a group of people are going to die in an accident. In a series of Rube Goldberg-like accidents where the characters try to dodge death for times but death crafts its own way to them and meet just as the protagonist predicted.

A scene from Final Destination (2000)
A scene from Final Destination (2000)

Final Destination was a big box-office success that earned somewhat $112.9 million when it had a $32 million budget. With that being said, the budget increased for the future installments and they earned pretty much good as well. The only people who were not so happy with the films included the critics.

Here is a list of 5 Final Destination films that gained mixed reviews from the critics –

The Final Destination

Credits: Warner Bros
Credits: Warner Bros

It was the fourth installment of the franchise. The movie began with a group of friends going to a car racing championship. There, Nick gets a premonition of an accident and tries to pull his friends out before it happens. But death wasn’t intending to let them go this easily and ultimately managed to get the best of them. With that being said, the film’s average critics score gathered from the Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic stood 29.

Final Destination

Credits: Warner Bros
Credits: Warner Bros

It was the very first release of the franchise and perhaps the most successful one as well. Premiered in 2000, the film opened with Alex having a premonition of their aircraft exploding while taking off. As the flight took off, the audiences were introduced to the main premise of Final Destination. With that being said, the film’s average critics score gathered from the Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic stood 35.5.

Final Destination 3

Credits: Warner Bros
Credits: Warner Bros

This movie in the Final Destination series highlighted two girls who are trapped in “Love Rollercoaster.” While the film lacked the plot’s originality, it ended up with some greatest deaths. Moreover, Final Destination 3 was the first film that had a female lead. With that being said, the film’s average critics score gathered from the Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic stood 42.

Final Destination 2

Credits: Warner Bros
Credits: Warner Bros

This film was the second installment in the series that also had the best scene of the franchise. Final Destination 2 shows how logs fall out of a truck on a major highway and collide with other cars on road. It even included some other notable deaths, for an example, the elevator decapitation. With that being said, the film’s average critics score gathered from the Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic stood 43.

Final Destination 5

Credits: Warner Bros
Credits: Warner Bros

Final Destination 5 ranked top out of all the other parts as it had some incredible scenes that made the film most remarkable. It ended exactly at the point where the first film, Final Destination, began. While it is not a time-traveling film, its ending made audiences feel that way. With that being said, the film’s average critics score gathered from the Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic stood 56.

 

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