|Formats:||15 DVD, 18 Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Dwayne Johnson, Karl Urban, Rosamund Pike, Ben Daniels, Dhobi Oparei|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi/Fantasy|
|Studio:||UNIVERSAL PICTURES UK|
|Run time:||1 hour 56 minutes|
|Rental release:||Limited availability|
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Not What It Could've beenBy katanaman from Cheshire , 09 Apr 2006
[Highly rated reviewer]This film could've worked so much better if they'd stuck to the idea of the games.
A typical thing to say as a fan of the games, I know.
The film starts quite well, with quite a good cast really, and with a few subtle references to the games eg, the coloured doors. However, when the film is half way through, and the plot has been explained. That's when it goes downhill. As it turns out, all the monsters are actually mutations due to a bad reaction to a genetic experiment.
Sound like Resident Evil at all?
The monsters resemble those of Doom 3 in looks only, they can't throw any fireballs though. I would have thought they film makers would have stuck to the idea that they were an invasion force from Hell, which would have been better. The part where all types of chaos breaks out only happens in the form of a first person (complete with the hovering gun from the games) for about 15 mins.
I my mind, that doesn't seem to do the Doom name justice.
If you're curious, and after a film where you can pretty much take your brain out and put it on one side for an hour and a half, then this is it. That's only my oppinion though, and so I leave you to decide on it.
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Don't Bother.By CNIH (2 reviews) from Lancashire , 26 Jan 2010Don't bother - Set almost entirely in darkness you can barely see anything even if there was anything worth seeing!
awfulBy daz2519 (11 reviews) from Birmingham , 12 Jan 2010dont bother awful acting and terrible story
DoomBy manatesh (2 reviews) from Swansea , 22 Dec 2009Heard of Doom - Yep.
Never played the first incarnations of this computer game, but played Doom3 to death (and I died a lot).
Then I saw the film....
All I can say is that you don't need to have played the game first, but once you have seen the film, you will want to.
Doom 3 s the game that I would be least likely to play if I had a heart condition.
The film satisfies the science fiction horror enthusiast, but, to be honest, the game is far more enjoyable.
I will play the game again, I won;t watch this film again.
Good filmBy kolaboy (114 reviews) from Reading , 04 Nov 2009This is a good film don't go what some of the comments are if you like a cross between aliens etc dark monster encounters then you will love this film.
DoomBy viv777 (32 reviews) from Chepstow , 23 Oct 2009the title says it all, a load of rubbish, the plot was very predictable, the rock looked bored most of the time and the rest of the cast seemed to go no where, it could have been a lot better