Doom (2005)

One of the most popular and influential video games ever makes its way to the big screen in this sci-fi thriller. A coalition of Earth's scientific and military interests have established a research colony called Olduvai on the planet… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: October 21, 2005
DVD Release Date: February 7, 2006
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Critic Score: 19% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sure to please fans of the video game, but lacking in plot and originality to please other moviegoers.

Maitland McDonagh
Time Out

If gaming is about playing, why would a gamer want to watch movies like this?

Scott Tobias
AV Club

Doom plays like a third-generation knock-off.

Michael Dequina

Just feels like The Rock marking time and paying more dues until the more interesting and challenging offers come his way.

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David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer

[A] dark, violent, nerve-wracking, trigger-giddy waste of time.

Drew Tillman
Village Voice

Yes, Doom is a bad movie but you already knew that.

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Joshua Starnes

The long, long in development film adaptation of the classic video game shooter, Doom is a decent enough action film as long as you don't expect too much out of it.

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Gene Seymour

... shows less human dimension than the new Wallace and Gromit movie.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

The performances are awful, the action sequences are impossible to follow, the violence is gratuitous, the lighting is bad and I have my doubts that catering truck was even up to snuff on this project.

Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Just your basic Aliens rip-off with the name of a formerly popular video game franchise tacked on it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
We all know the game and how iconic it is, this film adaptation is less than iconic. Not that its a bad film though, surprisingly it keeps to the original… More
Manu Gino
No one gets out alive. Not so good! The video game let's just say it's far better than this cheap imitation of a movie. The acting was horrendous and… More
JY Skacto
Based off the video game with the same name, Andrzej Bartkowiak's Doom is adapted simply and nicely. There isn't much behind this 105 minute story.… More
Eric Alvarez
Wow, it smells like cheese.
Kevin M. Williams
An entire film designed around getting to the climax, the POV action shots in the final minutes of the film ... replicating the video game that inspired this… More
Keiko Aya
Directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak and Starring Dwayne Johnson, Karl Urban, Rosamund Pike, Deobia Oparei, Richard Brake and Razaaq Adoti. Not as bad as what… More