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Doom (2005)

R  |   |  Action, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  21 October 2005 (USA)
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Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Destroyer (as DeObia Oparei)
Duke (as Raz Adoti)
Sarge (as The Rock)
Yao Chin ...
Robert Russell ...
Daniel York ...
Ian Hughes ...
Sara Houghton ...


Something has gone wrong at a remote scientific research station on Mars. All research has ceased. Communication has failed. And the messages that do get through are less than comforting. It's a level 5 quarantine and the only souls allowed in or out are the Rapid Response Tactical Squad - hardened Marines armed to the teeth with enough firepower to neutralize the enemy...or so they think. Written by El_Ucca@hotmail.com

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 October 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Doom: La puerta del infierno  »

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Box Office


$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,488,870 (USA) (21 October 2005)


$7,537,418 (Europe) (30 December 2005)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The beating heart in the jar and the beeping accompanying it is reminiscent of the logo used by id Software (the developer of the Doom video games) shown at the beginning of many of their games. See more »


When Duke learns that Reaper and Samantha are twins, he wonders if they're identical. Identical twins are always the same gender, because the embryos come from the same fertilized egg. See more »


[first lines]
Samantha Grimm: [narrating] In the year 2026 archaeologists working in the Nevada desert discovered a portal to an ancient city on Mars. They call this portal the Ark. Twenty years later, we're still struggling to understand why it was built and what happened to the civilization that built it.
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Crazy Credits

The female names during the closing credits don't get shot through the first-person-shooter point of view. See more »


Referenced in First Person Shooter Sequence (2006) See more »


Written by Scott Thomas
Performed by Ringside
Courtesy of Flawless/Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

Movie delivers what it promises
29 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

I, unlike other people, did not find this movie to be a disappointment. I didn't go into this movie with high expectations. A movie based on a video game will never have an amazing story, or exceptionally good acting worth an academy award. A movie like this will have good action, reasonable suspense, and be the type of movie you can watch again and enjoy it just as much as the first time. For the most part, this movie lives up to those expectations. It has good action sequences, it is a re-watchable movie, and the storyline isn't quite as bad as I thought it would be. Sure, they changed stuff from the video game during the transition, but it still worked, and you cant expect everything in the video game to work as a movie, they had to change some things to help the cinematic view of it. I would recommend this movie to anyone who wants to watch a movie with solid action sequences and anyone who is looking for some fun with their friends.

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