Final Destination 2

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Gruesome, ridiculous, really bad waste of time.

R 2003 100 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 35 reviews

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age 10+

This website has crap reviews

These movies are not scary or gory and the deaths are cartoony and would never happen in real life. Everyone on here is taking this way too seriously like someone even said they would show their kid The Ring and The Shining before letting them watch these. I have watched like the First and the newest Halloween movie, Friday the 13th Pt1 and about a quarter of pt 2, Child’s Play, and Ma. I’m 18 and my parents won’t let me watch The Ring or The Shining but we all love this movie series. This one being our favorite because of the scene at the very end where the grill explodes and kills a boy and his mom who is sitting at a picnic table with her husband and some of the other characters screams. The kid’s arm flies off and lands on the table in front of her and she screams again. Which I find absolutely hilarious! Y’all need to lighten up and you kids need to watch something other than Sponge Bob and Cinderella. The plot line for those of you that couldn’t see one is this; A girl has a premonition that there will be a bad car accident on the highway she and her friends are on; well she survives and so do the people in the cars behind her, well since they were all supposed to die that day they all die in some cartoony, ironic, humorous way until death completes it’s list. There are kids who think 50 Shades of Gray is a more appropriate movie than these movies and that movie is purely filled with sex scenes with the occasional dialogue in between. These reviews are absurd!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 18+

TERRIFYING MOVIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WASTE OF TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This Movie is absolutely terrifying. All the Final Destination Movies are terrifying!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Why were these Movies made!!!!!!!!!!!!! I couldn't bare watching them and they scared me to death!!!!!!!!! DON'T BOTHER WITH THIS FILM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This title has:

Too much violence

Movie Details

  • In theaters: January 31, 2003
  • On DVD or streaming: July 22, 2003
  • Cast: A.J. Cook, Ali Larter, Michael Landes
  • Director: David R. Ellis
  • Studio: New Line
  • Genre: Horror
  • Run time: 100 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: strong violent/gruesome accidents, language, drug content and some nudity
  • Last updated: November 25, 2022

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