In "Final Destination 5," Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man's premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to survive, and, in a terrifying race against time, the ill-fated group frantically tries to discover a way to escape Death's sinister agenda.
- Steven Quale
- Eric Heisserer
- Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell, Miles Fisher, Arlen Escarpeta, David Koechner, Tony Todd, Courtney B. Vance, P.J. Byrne, Ellen Wroe, Jacqueline MacInnes-Wood
Under the direction of James Cameron protege Steven Quayle, the visual effects from Ariel Velasco Shaw (who has crafted mayhem on everything from 300 to Freddy vs. Jason) ensure that no industrial hook through a skull is left unimagined.Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly, 08.12.2011
So tapped into its audience's giddy schadenfreude that beyond a kinkier-than-usual jolt of black humor and some clever red herrings, the formula remains rote...Aaron Hillis, Village Voice, 08.12.2011
A surprising infusion of energy and macabre humor reanimates this horror franchise.Bruce Diones, New Yorker, 08.21.2011
A suspenseful and macabre exercise in dread for the absurdly cosseted.Kyle Smith, New York Post, 08.11.2011