Overall Rank: 27316
Average Rating: 1.8/4
# of Ratings: 91
Theatrical Release Date: 10/21/2005
Genre: Action, Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Actors: Karl Urban, Rosamund Pike, Ben Daniels, The Rock, Richard Brake, Razaaq Adoti
Plot: At a research facility on Mars, a group of elite commandos is brought in after an accident leaves the place in quarantine.
Quick Movie Reviews
Matthew Brady - wrote on 05/02/2014
This is why video game movies should stay on the game console and not on the bug screen.
Snoogans - wrote on 07/23/2011
Reminds us of why the majority of movies based off of video games suck.
Taz - wrote on 03/09/2008
I saw this movie was going to be on TNT last night so I DVRed it and tried to watch it. I had always been interested in it being a big fan of the games but this movie was horrid. I watched the first hour and finally shut it off. The story was poor at best and the acting was on par with that. If you haven;t seen this movie count yourself lucky and if you are thinking of seeing it I strongly urge you not to.
Full Movie Reviews
Yojimbo - wrote on 03/02/2012
A unit of crack marines are sent to investigate a security breach on a Martian research base to find it infested with bloodthirsty monsters. The original Doom game was a straight shoot-em up and it evolved over the years into atmospheric survival horror; the film falling somewhere between the two stools. In fact the story and atmosphere of the game is rather more interesting and suspenseful than the ham-fisted gung-ho nonsense you have here. The characters are all obnoxious meatheads with big guns, the production value TV standard and the script frankly inept. Some of the action sequences are competently staged and the first person section at least shows some attempt at invention when it came to translating the concept to film, but even at its best it's little more than a weak rip off of …
ZJW - wrote on 05/16/2009
Maybe I wouldn’t hate it so much if it didn’t carry the title DooM, but something tells me it would still be a subpar action flick with a vague story and one-dimensional characters. Being it does carry the title DooM this movie will forever piss me off for ruining and heavily disregarding the game for which it is based.
The plot of the game is a rather simple one. A government organization begins experimenting with opening portals and gateways and inadvertently open a portal to Hell. From there hoards of Demons scourge the Mars base and it is left to an uncanny soldier to fight them back. The story elements of this used in the film? It’s on Mars and there are some soldiers who have arrived to look into a few unfortunate mishaps.
The star if this film is ‘The Rock’. You would think …
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Alan @ Transbuddha - wrote on 12/23/2008
Doom isn’t just dumb; it marvels and basks in its own stupidity. If Doom was a person it would be Ashlee Simpson. If you enjoy sitting on a stranger’s couch watching people you don’t know play a boring, pointless, and poorly thought out video game well Hollywood has just cornered the market! The plot of the game, er..movie, involves an unexplained Martian magical loogey portal (kinda’ like that thing that shoots Tim Allen around in Galaxy Quest) and a Mars space station complete with airducts and sewers, a team of roughnecks led by a professional wrestler (making his second appearance on the list), and a team of scientists playing god with Martian DNA they got from…oh somewhere near the perfectly functioning loogey machine all nice and preserved after thousands of years, and a bunch …
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