D.O.A. Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 8350

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 32

Theatrical Release Date: 03/18/1988

Language: English

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton

Actors: Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan, Charlotte Rampling, Daniel Stern, Jane Kaczmarek, Robert Knepper

Plot: Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter need to find the murderer who has poisoned him and fast.

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Rating of
3/4

Indyfreak - wrote on 02/14/2020

After being poisoned, a college professor (Dennis Quaid) has to solve his own impending murder. It's a unique take on the neo-noir genre with strange characters and witty dialogue.

Rating of
2/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 10/08/2012

A reasonable stab at remaking a minor classic of the Noir genre, but the lightweight leads feel more like a couple looking for a wacky rom com than a gritty thriller and the twist at the end is unconvincing. The strong concept keeps it watchable however, and Charlotte Rampling's presence in a supporting role adds dramatic gravitas.

Rating of
3.5/4

Ikkinbot - wrote on 10/20/2009

D.O.A is a great idea for a thriller. A man is poisoned and needs to find out who has killed him . . . before he dies of course. Its got some strange plot jumps that are normally found in 80s movies as audiences apparently used to believe anything, but overall its still a really strong and interesting movie.

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