The main character in Final Destination has a premonition of the crash and escapes with a group of classmates before takeoff, thereby causing death to personally hunt them down one by one. Since then, every sequel has featured a group of people unwittingly caught in that hilarious ripple of Benny Hill deaths -- including but not limited to elevator decapitations, tanning accidents, and FATAL GYMNASTICS.
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That above masterpiece is from Final Destination 5, a film that begins with an oddly accurate bridge collapse. It's after this disaster that death begins punking our heroes. And while Final Destination 5 could simply coast on the series' grisly reputation, the writers gave themselves the added challenge of hiding a completely unnecessary plot twist.
You see, one of the B-plots of FD5 is that the protagonist wants to travel to Paris to be some kind of fancy French cook. And when the characters eventually break free of death's pattern (or so they think), they celebrate by taking that trip ... on the plane from the very first movie.
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Yup, for no reason other than fun, Final Destination 5 is a secret prequel to the original film. It's a twist that relies on hiding from audiences that a film made in 2011 takes place 11 years earlier, before everyone had flat screen TVs and smartphones. That's kind of a tall order. And so it might not surprise you to know that the writer behind this film went on to do the screenplay for Arrival, a film more temporally confusing than Doc Brown's family tree. Hey, and speaking of time travel ...