D.O.A.
D.O.A. (1988)

A college professor discovers that he has not only been framed for murder but given a deadly, slow-acting poison that leaves him only one day to find his killer and prove his innocence. This thriller is a remake of the 1949 film noir of the… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: October 14, 2003
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61%
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31%


Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Cannot even stand in the shadow of the 1950 original, but stylish and entertaining all the same.

Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

The "film noir on campus" idea works surprisingly well

Shane Burridge
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Enough inventive moments to make it interesting

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The derivative and often silly screenplay by Charles Edward Pogue doesn't give the actors much to do except wish they never signed on to this sinking ship.

Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

It's not on the same level as the original, but it still manages a few enjoyable twists.

Victoria Alexander
FilmsInReview.com

Meg best stuff is behind her.

Clint Morris
Moviehole

Reasonably entertaining, but mostly tired remake

More reviews for D.O.A.

Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Rudolph Maté's D.O.A. is an impressive and criminally overlooked film noir. Annabel Jankel and Rocky Morton's version is an updated remake, made out… More
Stuart Brooks
Weird and boring....
Candy Rose
Dennis plays a professor who was poisoned. He has 24 hours to find out who is trying to kill him. Complex plot.
xGary Xx
A reasonable stab at remaking a classic of the noir genre, but the lightweight leads feel more like a couple looking for a wacky rom com than a gritty thriller,… More
Dean McKenna
This remake of a 1949 film noir has Dennis Quaid, given a slow-acting poison, setting out to find his own murderer before it's too late. It is an involving… More
Anthony Valletta
Comparing this music video film noir to body heat is a sin and will be punished by lashings from a wet noodle.