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FINAL DESTINATION 5 <span>[3D]</span> artwork


Type of media Film

Approved Running time 91m 41s

Release date 26/08/2011

BBFCInsight Contains strong gore

Genre(s) Drama, Horror

Director(s) Steven Quale

Cast includes Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell, Arlen Escarpeta, P.J. Byrne

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 16/08/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

FINAL DESTINATION 5 is the latest film in the teen horror franchise in which groups of young people escape unscathed from a terrible accident only for Death later to hunt them down, killing them in improbable and darkly humorous ways. It was classified '15' for strong gore.

The BBFC's Guidelines at '15' state 'Strong threat and menace are permitted unless sadistic or sexualised' and 'Violence may be strong but should not dwell on the infliction of pain or injury. The strongest gory images are unlikely to be acceptable'. There are several scenes of strong gore. For example, in one scene featuring a premonition, we see a young man chopped in half by a sheet of corrugated steel. In another scene, a man's head is crushed by a heavy metal object. Both deaths are accompanied by strong blood effects. However, they occur as a result of bizarre accidents, with the sense of threat built through anticipation about how the accidents will unfold. This means that, although the sense of threat and menace is strong, there is no sadistic element to the injuries. In addition, the gore is not dwelt upon.

FINAL DESTINATION 5 also contains infrequent strong language and some scenes of moderate violence.


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Warner Brothers Entertainment UK Ltd
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91m 41s
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Note to parents
This version of the film is displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find this a more intense experience

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