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DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure  |  15 June 2007 (USA)
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The movie adaptation of the best selling video game series Dead or Alive.

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A number of fighters are invited to DOA, an invitational martial arts contest. They travel to the tournament island by plane, until they have to jump out mid-flight with parachutes, and then have until sundown to reach the main island to be entered into the tournament. Fighters are then pooled against one another in a knock-out style tournament, with the loser of a battle sent home, and the winner progressing to the subsequent round. The plot revolves around four female fighters who begin as rivals, but subsequently find themselves teaming up against another force. Written by Wikipedia

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Rated PG-13 for pervasive martial arts and action violence, some sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »

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$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$394,711 (Australia) (8 September 2006)

Gross:

$480,314 (USA) (29 June 2007)
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When Tina is in the spa with Zack and takes off his shorts, the line when she says, "You're wearing way too much clothing," her lips are not moving. See more »

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[first lines]
Ryu Hayabusa: Princess Kasumi, your brother is dead. Your destiny is to lead your people.
Kasumi: I will not believe he is dead, until I see his body.
Ryu Hayabusa: There is no body.
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There's action ! There's bikinis! ..........and thats about it.
25 September 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

With its one dimensional characters and convoluted story, dead or alive was never really the best game to bring to the big screen . But nevertheless thanks to cory yune and a dubious ensemble cast, we now have a dead or alive movie. But is it any better than the corny trailers suggests ? The answer is NO .

Like the games its based on there's plenty of scantily clad babes and over the top action but thats all there is. There's no sense of suspense, interesting characters or successful attempts at intentional humour- just over edited fights mixed with a healthy portion of T&A.

Will the fans like it ? I can safely bet that once again the answer is no. Much like 94's street fighter movie, the characters are brought to life through a horribly mismatched cast decked out in cheesy cosplay outfits- only the most die-hard fans will be completely happy with this one.

DOA isn't completely terrible. The few fights that aren't edited to death are pretty good , and there's lots of laughs to be had from the corny acting and dialogue- but its overall buffoonery doesn't raise it above trashy "midnight movie on cable" status.

Its one for horny teens and dead or alive completists only.


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