The Best 'Final Destination' Movies

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Vote up your favorite movies in the Final Destination franchise.

The Final Destination franchise has thrilled audiences for years. Final Destination first came out in 2000 and invited audiences to ponder whether or not they can escape a predetermined destiny. All of these movies are classics or at least memorable but one of them has to be the best of the Final Destination movies. Will it be the first Final Destination film or maybe one of the follow-ups in the series such as The Final Destination that will make it to the top of the list?

If you've ever asked yourself, how many Final Destination movies are there, or which Final Destination movie is the best? Look below to see all the films featuring your favorite cast of characters listed with the year they were released so you can watch them chronologically or in order of best to worst.

What will it take to determine the best movies in the Final Destination series? Your votes, of course! Vote up the movies you loved and vote down the Final Destination films you didn't like to ensure the right movie makes it to the top of the list.


  • Final Destination 3
    Photo: New Line Cinema
    Six years after a group of high-school students first cheated death, another teen (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) has a premonition that she and her friends will be involved in a horrifying roller-coaster accident. When the vision proves true, the student and her fellow survivors must deal with the repercussions of cheating the Grim Reaper.
    • Actors: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Kris Lemche, Texas Battle, Alexz Johnson
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: James Wong
    47 votes

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  • Alex Browning (Devon Sawa), is embarking on a trip to Paris. Alex experiences a premonition -- he sees the plane explode moments after leaving the ground. Alex insists that everyone get off the plane and 7 people including Alex, are forced to disembark. All watch as the plane actually explodes in a fireball. He and the other survivors have briefly cheated death, but will not be able to evade their fate for very long. One by one, these fugitives from fate fall victim to the grim reaper.
    • Actors: Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Kristen Cloke, Daniel Roebuck
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: James Wong
    49 votes

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  • Final Destination 2
    Photo: New Line Cinema
    Kimberly (A.J. Cook) has a premonition of a horrible highway accident killing multiple people -- including her and her friends. She blocks the cars behind her on the ramp from joining traffic -- and as a police trooper (Michael Landes) arrives, the accident actually happens. Now, Death is stalking this group of mistaken survivors -- and one by one they are dying as they were supposed to on the highway.
    • Actors: Ali Larter, A.J. Cook, Michael Landes, Terrence "T.C." Carson, Jonathan Cherry
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: David R. Ellis
    42 votes

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  • Final Destination 5
    Photo: Warner Bros.
    During a bus ride with his colleagues to a corporate retreat, Sam (Nicholas D'Agosto) experiences a horrifying vision: the suspension bridge that they -- and many others -- are crossing starts to crumble around them. When his vision ends and, almost immediately, starts to come true, Sam takes quick action that saves a number of people, including his girlfriend, Molly (Emma Bell), and his best friend, Peter (Miles Fisher). However, the survivors soon find that Death will not be denied.
    • Actors: Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell, Miles Fisher, Ellen Wroe, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Steven Quale
    45 votes

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  • The Final Destination
    Photo: New Line Cinema
    While enjoying a day at the track, Nick O'Bannon (Bobby Campo) has a horrific premonition of his friends and him all dying in a freak accident involving many racecars. Mere seconds before the vision comes true, he manages to convince them to leave. Although they cheat death then, the survivors each begin to meet a grisly end, and Nick tries to figure a way to escape a similar fate.
    • Actors: Bobby Campo, Shantel VanSanten, Nick Zano, Haley Webb, Mykelti Williamson
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: David R. Ellis
    38 votes

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