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Doomsday (2008)

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A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Caryn Peterson ... Vagrant Girl
Adeola Ariyo ... Nurse
Emma Cleasby ... Katherine Sinclair
Christine Tomlinson ... Young Eden Sinclair
... David / Gimp
Paul Hyett ... Hot Dog Victim
Daniel Read ... Sergeant #1
... Pilot
Stephen Hughes ... Soldier #1 / Johnson
Jason Cope ... Wall Guard
... Soldier
Nathan Wheatley ... Patient 'X'
Cecil Carter ... DDS Assault Trooper
... Richter
... Eden Sinclair
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Storyline

A lethal virus spreads throughout Scotland, infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three decades later, the Reaper virus violently resurfaces in London. An elite group of specialists, including Eden Sinclair, is urgently dispatched into Scotland to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare. Written by Nicolettea

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The End Is Nigh. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some sexual content/nudity | See all certifications »

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14 March 2008 (USA)  »

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Sudnji dan  »

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Box Office

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,926,565, 16 March 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,955,425, 6 April 2008
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The character Canaris was probably named after the German spy master during WW2. While most of his duties were in line with Offical Nazi party line, he was known to run some operations for his own purposes. See more »

Goofs

In the top secret satellite photos we see only few lonely people but when the crew arrives at the city they encounter hordes and hordes of "punks". However, the satellite photos are said to be from 3 years previous, the gangs may not have been as prominent as they are at the time period in the film. See more »

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Kane: Like so many epidemics before, the loss of so many lives began with a single microscopic organism. It's human nature to seek even the smallest comfort in reason, or logic for events as catastrophic as these. But a virus doesn't choose a time or place. It doesn't hate or even care. It just happens.
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Referenced in Best Worst Movie (2009) See more »

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Two Tribes (Carnage Mix)
Written by Peter Gill, Holly Johnson (as William Johnson) and Mark O'Toole
Performed by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Courtesy of ZTT Records
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Awesome action flick. Very entertaining. Who cares for the plot.
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I saw this with my dad in a theatre in 2008. As a fan of Neil Marshal, I enjoyed it. His Dog soldiers n The Descent r very good horror films. I found this flick to be a very entertaining n action packed. It was like Mad max on steroids. This movie is a pure adrenaline rush with lots of action and suspense, violence and gore. Its an over-the-top grindhouse epic. A homage to Mad max, Escape from New York, Death race, 28 days later. Awesome visual effects. The pacing is very good. Action n horror fans will not b disappointed. The gore was excellent n top notch. The action is superb, the car chase is excellent with lots of body count n superb camera work n loud music. Mitra is gorgeous, the cinematography is excellent. Pure action n entertainment at its best. Bought a DVD of it recently. Need to revisit. Need to check the hot babe Lee-Anne Liebenberg.


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