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Doomsday (2008)

Suspense Action
105 min.
Release Date
March 14, 2008
DVD Release Date
July 29, 2008 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
105 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some sexual content/nudity

In the action-packed new thriller from writer/director Neil Marshall ("The Descent"), authorities brutally quarantine a country as it succumbs to fear and chaos when a virus strikes. The literal walling-off works for three decades – until the dreaded Reaper virus violently resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists, captained by Eden Sinclair (Rhona Mitra), is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from... Full synopsis »

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I went into Doomsday expecting the worst. Despite being written and directed by Neil Marshall, the man behind The Descent, I had little hope that Doomsday would be anything more than a piss-poor Mad Max-meets-Resident Evil rip-off. In many ways it is, but Marshall embraces the ludicrous nature of his film with open arms - and it works. Full movie review »
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