Final Destination

Movie review by Afsheen Nomai, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Teens fear the reaper in this so-so thriller.

R 2000 98 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 58 reviews

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age 17+


This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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age 16+

Interesting premise is played out in a graphic strong violence way

This is a horror movie right?? Well, it really isn't if I'm to be honest. It's more of a gore, violence fest type of movie. Nothing about this movie is partiuclar scary or haunting, but the worst part of this film (and the whole series) is how strong the violence is. From the beginning to the end, there is countless deaths played out in gorey strong violence that young kids shouldn't see, and not to mention it plenty of strong profane language. Everyone says this should 14+, but in my opinion, it is should be at least the minium of 16+. It is the violence that is more than comfortable to see . . . it is the violence that sometimes its too much. Granted this is a 2000s movie, but this movie is graphic with the violence, and not to mention, it has absoulutely zero good messages/role models besides the theme, "cheat death to live." It is more than a comfortable watch, and it can be graphic to the point it can be sickenning to see. This movie is totally for entertainment vaule and nothing more than that. It has an interesting premise but played out in plenty of graphic strong groey violence that I feel like older teens can handle, but as for new teens/older tweens, don't let them watch. Not only for their saftey but because they don't need to be exposed to such gorey violence!

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