Doomsday Synopsis
A group of specialists is dispatched into a quarantined country to retrieve a cure for the Reaper virus.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Marshall reveals himself to be a terrific showman of chaos and comic savagery. This is Baz Luhrmann's "Mad Max."
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
One caveat: The film has more blood-splatter than a dozen zombie movies. If you can handle that, Doomsday's drunken mash-up of futuristic...
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By Dennis Harvey
Neil Marshall's flair for visceral action more than compensates for his script's lack of conceptual novelty in Doomsday. Principally South...
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Marshall delivers what he promises and Mitri makes for a cool, kick-arse heroine in the Ellen Ripley mold.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Marshall, like his characters, does not mess around: Good people do bad things to not-entirely bad people while the Man (in this case No. 10...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Mitra, clad in the requisite tight, sexy outfits, conveys a suitable toughness but little in the way of personality, while such...
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Film Threat

By Stina Chyn
As a guilty pleasure, it’s spectacularly entertaining
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Entertainment Weekly

Marshall cribs whole sections from other movies (Aliens and The Road Warrior, most blatantly) so baldly that you have to wonder how he'd...
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By James Berardinelli
Doomsday tries to cram so much into its limited 105 minutes that aspects end up feeling rushed and confused (especially the political...
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Marshall's film is crammed full of good ideas but doesn't have the cohesion to pull them all together. Less effective than "Dog Soldiers,"...
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Fair enough

By Kaenias
I enjoyed this movie. Just got back from seeing a midnight show of it. Of course it has the whole violence through military means, good ol' ugly sticks, and other fun and crazy nonsuch. The movie is...

I REALLY wanted to like this movie

By Frame_Ranger_X
I had the idea that while this film indeed borrows heavily from Mad Max, Escape From New York and 28 Days Later it would offer a fresh blend of the three. Sadly it is not. This falls directly into...

Worst Movie Ever!!!!!

By Alofamo
This movie had to be the dumbest movie I have ever seen in my life. There is no way in the world that there can be a movie that can get any dumber. I couldn't figure out which part was worse, the...

re: broghan's "butched-up female action flick" review

By aMtnClimber
Broghan claims that "butched-up female action" flick's are unrealistic. Since when are movies realistic? Is there anything about Doomsday that is realistic, and does it really matter???? So I have...


By angda
Great movie!...

Niel Marshall is the new horror

By rarebreed 666
Doomsday is a great horror flick throw back stlye to the films of the 80s and 70s. I saw the flick last night at midnight and I must admit when Marshall has some big time bucks behind him this dude...


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By roadnate
This is, by far, the best apocalyptic-cannibalistic-punk-medieval movie about Scotland that I have ever seen! It had everything that one could want from an apocalyptic-cannibalistic-punk-medieval...


Good movie, worthy action...

"This movie is a piece of ****!!!!"

By magician49
I recently calculated that over my 57 years I have gone to the movies on an average of 2 times a month for all that timeI And in addition I have sought out 1000's of videos, cds, etc. covering...

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Rated R | For strong bloody violence, language and some sexual content/nudity
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