The movie Final Destination (2000) is a supernatural horror film directed by James Wong and starring Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, and Kerr Smith. It originated the Final Destination franchise based around creative death scenes.
The movie Final Destination (2000) introduces high school student Alex Browning who boards a flight with classmates but suddenly foresees the plane exploding in a terrifying vision. Alex panics and gets removed from the plane with several students. As predicted, the plane explodes in midair just after takeoff.
Alex and the other survivors soon become marked for death as premonitions of freak accidents start coming true one by one. Alex realizes Death is taking the lives previously saved from the explosion. Together with his friends, Alex tries to find a way to cheat Death and stop the accidents from claiming the group.
After many gruesome deaths, only Alex, Clear, and Carter remain. Alex has a vision of a home explosion killing them all and rushes to stop it. Though Carter perishes, Alex and Clear survive by cheating Death again, leaving their futures uncertain.
- Devon Sawa as Alex Browning
- Ali Larter as Clear Rivers
- Kerr Smith as Carter Horton
- Kristen Cloke as Valerie Lewton
- Daniel Roebuck as Agent Schreck
- Originally written as an episode of The X-Files.
- The lead roles were cast against typical teen horror typecasting.
- Rated R for violence and terror, and for language.
- Made on a budget of $23 million.