Final Destination

Corrected entry: At the end, with Alex, Carter and Clear sitting around the table, Alex pulls out the diagram of where everyone was sitting. He is marked as sitting next to the window but when you saw him on the plane, he was one seat in from the window which means he marked his seat wrong.

Correction: He HAD marked his seat wrong, but he had remembered this fact earlier, and once he had realized it, there would be no need to mark it again.

Corrected entry: In Final Destination part 2 the girl has to die and then come back to life in the end in order to stop death and the plan that death has to kill them all, so she drowns herself and then they reanimate her and it ends. But in Final Destination 1 Alex dies in the end of the movie because he grabs the cable of Clears car and gets shocked and when he's lying on the ground the officer checks his pulse and says he's not breathing so that means he's dead and they reanimated him because you see him in France later in the movie and death still hasn't stop killing..

Correction: There is a lot of confusion and comments about the concept in BOTH films about a new life stopping death. What is meant in both films is that if a new life that was not part of death's original plan is created, then that will stop the chain of events. Alex 'dying' in the first movie and the girl in the second movie 'dying' do not count in this theory. The reason be is that they are already involved in the chain of events from the very start. Neither one of them actually died, they both just had accidents that caused them to be rendered unconcious and revived. That is NOT a new life. A new life is the example in the second film where the pregnant lady was involved in the accident pile up, but survived and gave birth to a baby. But as she was not due to die in that crash, the birth of her baby failed to prevent the chain of events happening. If she was due to die in that pile up, and she survived to to the premonition, then the birth of her baby, a NEW life would have stopped deaths design.


Corrected entry: At the end of the film, when Alex, Clear and Carter are sitting outside of the cafe in Paris, they all talk about Alex being next. Alex starts noticing things around him and he walks off, telling Clear and Carter to return to the hotel, clear sees the bus in the reflection and calls out Alex by his name and saves his life. The bus leads to some events that lead to Carter saving Alex's life and making Carter the next one on the list, you can see the sign coming down and killing him. With Carter dead, that would make Clear next on the list but in the 2nd film, Clear says she had to look after and was responsible for Alex and he died before she did but Clear was suppose to be next on death's list, not Alex so the film makers got it the wrong way around.

Correction: Actually Clear says in the sequel that Alex saved her after Carter's death and thus became next on death's list.

Corrected entry: In 'Final Destination 2', the characters stop the cycle of death by bringing new life into the equation - one of them drowns and is revived by CPR. Why does Alex being electrocuted and revived by CPR (still a new life being brought into existence) not have the same effect?


Correction: The new life in FD2 was closing the rift. It's the same reason that Death worked backward in #2, to close the rift. In FD1 there is no rift as it's only been one way and thusly it cannot be closed.

Corrected entry: In the scene at the beginning when some of the students have left the plane after Alex has had his bad dream, the plane starts to leave without them. Alex and his fellow classmates exchange a few words, have a fight and they see the plane fly off without them and then it explodes. Thing is, is that there is no way in the short space of time that they were fighting and talking that the plane could leave the boarding gate, taxi to the runway, wait for another take off slot, take off, fly for about a minute or two then explode.

Correction: We see that some time has passed as Tod has gone to fetch ice from the bar.

Corrected entry: If Alex thinks that the fishing hook in the cabin was an attack on his life he would have considered that he has been skipped and that Clears next. Unlikely he doesn't leave the cabin to protect Clear...

Correction: For someone to be skipped somebody has to consciously intervene, meaning they see a sign of some sort. There was no sign, plus, with the exception of the initial premonitions, no one saves themself.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Clear is in the car and Alex is grabbing the electrical wire, most electrical wires have insulation around them (rubber or something like that) so it wouldn't electrocute him. But, lets just say there wasn't insulation around the wire, he could have just put his hands inside his jacket or shirt and that would have insulated the wire and he would not have been electrocuted.

Correction: Not everything insulates against electricity. If he was wearing a rubber shirt, maybe, but a thin shirt like the one he has on wouldn't. Try it yourself. Unscrew a lightswitch or socket in your house, wrap your hand in your shirt and grab a live wire. I guarantee you will get a shock.

Corrected entry: When Alex is watching the TV on how the plane crashed, and he says that the first explosion happened right above Todd's seat, it wasn't Todd's seat, it was the one Alex was sitting in in his dream.

Correction: Alex's premonition, along with other premonitions are not guaranteed to be 100% like the real thing. They are subject to change, *especially* when the people in the premonition cheat death like Alex and his other classmates unintetionally did by getting off the plane.

Corrected entry: In the scene where the train hits Carter's car, the train does not stop. Surely the train driver would attempt to slow down afterwards.

Correction: The train probably did slow down, but it takes a train a really long time to stop (e.g. 2 miles going 55 mph).

Corrected entry: When Mrs. Lewton (the teacher) is in her house, she gets a piece of computer screen stuck in her throat. She runs to the kitchen, and when she falls, she tries to get the dish towel to wipe up the blood. When the knife came down into her chest, and the chair fell on her (to push the knife in farther) you can see the knife fall flat. In the next scene the knife is straight up again.

Correction: It was a diferent knife that was laying flat.

Corrected entry: In the beginning when the students are told they won't be allowed onto the plane, it seems that the plane leaves right after the teacher gets back on. There is absolutely no way their luggage would be allowed on the plane without them. Their bags would have to be found and removed, and then the plane could take off.

Correction: Some time has obviously passed as we see Tom getting ice for Alex. We don't know how much time, but probably enough to get their luggage off the plane.

Corrected entry: There are only 2 teachers going to Paris with the class, so when both teachers get off the plane Mrs. Lewton tells the security guard that one of them has to get back on because they can't send a class of students without a teacher with them. Then later when Alex is watching the news it says there were 4 teachers on the plane. Why would Mrs. Lewton say that one of them had to be on the plane, if there were still 2 other teachers on board with them? (00:16:30)

Correction: There are four teachers going to Paris. You can see one of the other two when they are in the airport lobby listening to the French announcement. When Ms. Lewton is talking to the security guard you can't hear the last part of what she says. She never says that there are only 2 teachers. She just doesn't want the other two teachers to be left with 33 students in Paris.

Corrected entry: The whole premise of the teacher's death scene is very unbelievable. Along with the other mistakes noted above about this scene there are a couple more. Instead of vodka she must have been drinking nothing short of gasoline noting the height and intensity of the flames. Also, when the house was on fire, what made it explode with such violence. A gas stove would not even come close to creating such an explosion.

Correction: A gas stove on its own would not cause such a huge explosion, but you have to bear in mind that the stove is connected to the main gas supply, so when the stove explodes it sets off a chain reaction throught the main gas supply, igniting that and there you go, a massive fireball. Its been known of entire blocks of appartments to explode because of a gas leak


Corrected entry: In the scene where Alex has a premonition of the plane crash then wakes up, Carter gets in a fight with him and they get thrown off the plane, yet when it shows Carter going out the jet-way he does not have his jacket with him. In the next scene when they are all in one room, he has his jacket on. How can that be when he leaves it on the plane?

Correction: If you watch, when they get off the plane, Carter's girlfriend picks up his jacket and takes it with her.

Corrected entry: When the plane has taken off in Alex's vision there is some minor turbulance, then some major turbulance, then the side of the plane is rippd off, then abit of a struggle and it finally blows up. Yet when it shows the disaster in the background from the airport, it blows up seconds after takeoff.

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Correction: First of all, you see the plane out of the window being well up in the air - some time has passed. Second, what Alex foresees isn't guaranteed to be 100% like the real deal.

Corrected entry: As a consequence of the short-circuit the screen explodes and she gets hit by a big piece of glass. But this was a regular screen with a CRT inside. Such a screen can not explode. There might have been an implosion...

Correction: If the power supply (for example) exploded it would take the glass with it. Also, if a CRT does implode (which is right, because of the vacuum inside), the glass still flies around - it certainly doesn't implode to the middle and then just stick together and stop moving.


Corrected entry: This movie seems to change all the laws of physics. When Alex is rolling down the hill he miraculously stops himself from getting impaled. He would never to stop dead like that with the momentum he built up.

Correction: It was not Alex's turn to die, so he was able to survive.

So if you attempt suicide, like Eugene in FD2, without it being your turn, things won't work out. But yet Alex and Kimberly were able to cause an event which stopped their hearts deliberately. That's not being "unconscious", that's straight up dying and being brought back to life.

Corrected entry: After all the students arrive at the top of the escalator at the airport, the old guy teacher says something in French as he stops them as an announcement comes on. What he says, literally translated, is "What is it's name?" Why would he be asking this question when he's stopping them to hear an announcement about the airport?

Correction: The teacher asks 'What is the announcement?' The last french word gets mixed with some other noise, but he definitely says the right thing.

Corrected entry: After Billy's beheading, Alex has a little panic, and Clear shouts at him to calm down, except that she calls him Billy.

Correction: She calls him baby, not Billy.

Corrected entry: If the movie supposedly takes place in south-eastern New York, why are all of the announcements in the public address system spoken in French? I don't think so, not in the USA.

Correction: It was only that particular flight whose details were announced in French as well as English, as indeed they would have been, for the benefit of any French people flying to their homeland.

Character mistake: At the memorial service the principal says that it's been 39 days since 39 loved ones had died. But there were 40 students on the plane and 4 chaperones, making the total 44. Now 7 people got off the plane which means 37 people related to that memorial service actually died, not 39. Two pilots would make up the numbers, but there would be flight crew too, which still leaves the numbers off.

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Bludworth: In death, there are no accidents, no coincidences, no mishaps and no escapes.

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Trivia: The filmmakers originally had an ending in which Alex grabs the cable that lies on Clear's car, Alex catches fire and dies. Then Clear gets her baby and Carter survives. The test audience didn't like this, so the filmmakers shot another ending in which Alex is decapitated by a crashing police helicopter. But again, the test audience didn't like the fact that Alex dies, so they shot the finish with the billboard, which took 6 days to film and cost nearly $2,000,000.

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