|Model||Corkscrew with Bayerncurve|
|Height||75 ft (23 m)|
|Drop||68 ft (21 m)|
|Length||2,400 ft (730 m)|
|Speed||40 mph (64 km/h)|
|Height restriction||48 in (122 cm)|
|Corkscrew at RCDB
Pictures of Corkscrew at RCDB
Corkscrew is a steel roller coaster located at Playland At the PNE amusement park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is famous for its appearance in the 2006 motion picture Final Destination 3 (known in the movie as Devil's Flight) and the 2012 motion picture Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, as well as the popular television series Smallville (season three's "Magnetic"). The bonus disc of the Final Destinatoon 3 DVD set includes behind the scenes footage shot on and around the coaster, documenting the challenges involved in shooting the complex scenes.
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Vekoma of the Netherlands originally built the ride in 1985 for Boblo Island park in Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada. The corkscrew concept was introduced by Arrow Dynamics in 1975 with a roller coaster that now operates at Silverwood in Idaho. Several models can be found throughout the world, some with additional inversions such as a vertical loop. Known for delivering high thrill without high cost, many parks include them in their ride list. While milder than today's larger coasters, they are ideal for a guest's first upside down ride.