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Doomsday (2008) Movie



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Overview

Language
English

Country
UK

Ratings / Votes
6.0/ 10 (48066 Votes)

MPAA Ratings
Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some sexual content/nudity

Production Company
Crystal Sky Pictures [us]
Internationale Filmproduktion Blackbird Dritte [de]
Intrepid Pictures [us] - (presents)
Moonlighting Films [za]
Rogue Pictures [us] - (presents)

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors

Writers

Release Date
(USA) - 14 March 2008
(Greece) - 20 March 2008
(Cyprus) - 21 March 2008
(Russia) - 27 March 2008
(Thailand) - 27 March 2008

Running Time
UK:108

Tagline
The End Is Nigh. Mankind has an expiration date Survive This.

Keywords
2010s, 2030s, ambush, angry-mob, animal-killing, apocalypse, arena, army, arrow-in-back, arrow-in-chest, axe, axe-in-the-chest, axe-in-the-head, axe-murder, barbed-wire, bare-breasts, bath, bathtub, blonde-in-bath, blood, blood-on-camera-lens, blood-spatter, body-armor, bow-and-arrow, branding,

Technical Support
CAM:Arricam LT, Cooke S4, Angenieux Optimo and Hawk Lenses
CAM:Arricam ST, Cooke S4, Angenieux Optimo and Hawk Lenses
CAM:Arriflex 435, Cooke S4, Angenieux Optimo and Hawk Lenses
LAB:Technicolor, UK
MET:3016 m - (Portugal, 35 mm)
OFM:35 mm - (Kodak Vision2 50D 5201, Vision2 200T 5217, Vision2 500T 5218)
PCS:Digital Intermediate - (2K) (master format)
PCS:Super 35 - (source format)
PFM:35 mm - (anamorphic)
RAT:2.35 : 1



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Full Cast

  1. Abrahams, Az as [Pin Stripe] <19>
  2. Bailey, George (V) as [Pin Stripe's Security #2] <51>
  3. Ball, Martin (I) as [DDS Guard] <48>
  4. Bosman, Henie as (as Hennie Bosman) [Telamon] <45>
  5. Brogan, Dermot as [Command Centre Guard] <52>
  6. Carson, John (I) as [George Dutton] <24>
  7. Carter, Cecil (I) as [DDS Assault Trooper] <13>
  8. Carver, Benedict as [Podium Marauder #2] <43>
  9. Compston, Martin as [Joshua] <44>
  10. Conway, Craig (I) as [Sol] <37>
  11. Cope, Jason as [Wall Guard] <10>
  12. Crutchley, Jeremy as [Richter] <14>
  13. DTeflon as (uncredited) [DDS Guard #2]
  14. Fairfoot, Tom as [John Michaelson] <16>
  15. Falkow, Cokey as [Captain Hendrix] <23>
  16. George, Garry as [Pin Stripe's Security #1] <50>
  17. Hoskins, Bob (I) as [Bill Nelson] <20>
  18. Hughes, Stephen (VII) as [Soldier #1 / Johnson] <9>
  19. Hyett, Paul as [Hot Dog Victim] <6>
  20. Kemlo, Tyrell as [Pit Audience Member] <49>
  21. Kruger, Ryan as [Soldier] <11>
  22. Lester, Adrian as [Norton] <27>
  23. Macaninch, Cal as [Chancellor Falco] <46>
  24. McDowell, Malcolm as [Kane] <47>
  25. Morfitt, Darren as [Dr. Ben Stirling] <33>
  26. O Hara, David (I) as [Michael Canaris] <22>
  27. Pauling, Nicholas as [Cellar Jailer] <38>
  28. Pertwee, Sean as [Dr. Talbot] <32>
  29. Read, Daniel (IV) as [Sergeant #1] <7>
  30. Robson, Chris (III) as [Miller] <31>
  31. Siddig, Alexander as [John Hatcher] <21>
  32. Simpson, Leslie (I) as (as Les Simpson) [Carpenter] <30>
  33. Solker, Riaz as [Cellar Guard] <39>
  34. Thaning, Karl as [Pilot] <8>
  35. Warden, Rick (I) as [Chandler] <28>
  36. Wheatley, Nathan as [Patient 'X'] <12>
  37. Willemse, Vernon as [David / Gimp] <5>
  38. Wilson, Chris (XXIX) as (uncredited) [London Refuge]
  39. Xandau, Porteus as (as Porteus Xandau Steenkamp) [DJ] <41>
  40. Anderson, Lily (I) as [Bathtub Blonde] <18>
  41. Ariyo, Adeola as [Nurse] <2>
  42. Barnes, Amy (V) as (uncredited) [Wild Girl]
  43. Boltt, Nathalie as [Jane Harris] <25>
  44. Buring, MyAnna as [Cally] <40>
  45. Carolyn, Axelle as (as Axelle Carolyn Marshall) [Drop Dead Girl / Podium Marauder #1] <42>
  46. Cleasby, Emma as [Katherine Sinclair] <3>
  47. Cupido, Eloise as [Afro Girl] <17>
  48. Danford, Susan as [Command Centre Official] <26>
  49. Hocking, Kate-Lynn as (uncredited) [Marauder]
  50. Liebenberg, Lee-Anne as [Viper] <36>
  51. Mitra, Rhona as [Eden Sinclair] <15>
  52. Noone, Nora-Jane as [Read] <29>
  53. Noordien, Shaamilla as [Carpenter's Bat Attacker] <35>
  54. Peterson, Caryn as [Vagrant Girl] <1>
  55. Ramazzotti, Alessia as [Starved Girl] <34>
  56. Tomlinson, Christine as [Young Eden Sinclair] <4>
  57. Zebrzuski, Sarah as (uncredited) [Marauder]

Genres

  1. Action
  2. Sci-Fi

Full Plot

A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,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 a major city. An elite group of specialists, including Eden Sinclair, is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country 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. Nicolettea An elite group of specialists work to prevent a disaster from threatening the future of the human race. In this post apocalyptic thriller the hot female lead character is quested or is actually assigned a mission for the British government, complete with a headquarters full of scifi gadgets into the underbelly of a quarantined society, isolated to Scotland by walls and guns, that has reverted back to a more primal period in time to retrieve a possible virus antidote. flannel cape movie club Great Britain, 2007. A deadly plague, known as the "Reaper Virus," has broken out, killing hundreds of thousands in its wake. In desperation, the British Government evacuates as many survivors as it can out of the infected area, and then builds a wall, preventing the remainder from escaping. Thirty years later, with the wall still up and the victims all but forgotten, the virus breaks out again. The Government decides to send a crack team of operatives, led by Major Eden Sinclair, into the hot zone to investigate the possibility of a cure. manikman Plot not found

Total Business

AD: 24,641 (Netherlands) (31 December 2008) BT: USD 30,000,000 CP: Internationale Filmproduktion Blackbird Dritte GmbH & Co. KG GR: USD 10,955,425 (USA) (6 April 2008) GR: USD 10,587,205 (USA) (30 March 2008) GR: USD 8,976,970 (USA) (23 March 2008) GR: USD 4,926,565 (USA) (16 March 2008) GR: GBP 944,521 (UK) (25 May 2008) GR: GBP 756,602 (UK) (18 May 2008) GR: GBP 311,383 (UK) (11 May 2008) GR: PHP 14,829,418 (Philippines) (27 April 2008) GR: PHP 14,007,604 (Philippines) (20 April 2008) GR: PHP 11,386,497 (Philippines) (13 April 2008) GR: PHP 6,214,624 (Philippines) (6 April 2008) OW: USD 4,926,565 (USA) (16 March 2008) (1,936 screens) OW: GBP 311,383 (UK) (11 May 2008) (257 screens) OW: PHP 6,214,624 (Philippines) (6 April 2008) (25 screens) PD: April 2006 - ? SD: 9 February 2007 - May 2007 WG: USD 119,660 (USA) (6 April 2008) (184 screens) WG: USD 555,245 (USA) (30 March 2008) (888 screens) WG: USD 2,249,880 (USA) (23 March 2008) (1,938 screens) WG: USD 4,926,565 (USA) (16 March 2008) (1,936 screens) WG: GBP 79,501 (UK) (25 May 2008) (208 screens) WG: GBP 253,318 (UK) (18 May 2008) (259 screens) WG: GBP 311,383 (UK) (11 May 2008) (257 screens) WG: PHP 363,731 (Philippines) (27 April 2008) (12 screens) WG: PHP 1,528,773 (Philippines) (20 April 2008) (18 screens) WG: PHP 3,307,683 (Philippines) (13 April 2008) (25 screens) WG: PHP 6,214,624 (Philippines) (6 April 2008) (25 screens)

Movie Certificate

18 (UK)
R (USA)(certificate #44107)
18 (Ireland)
R-13 (Philippines)(MTRCB)
M18 (Singapore)
NC-16 (Singapore)(edited version)
III (Hong Kong)
18 (Norway)
18 (Norway)
16 (Netherlands)
K-18 (Finland)
18 (South Korea)
18 (Germany)(cut)
15 (Sweden)
R-18 (Taiwan)
R (Australia)
VM14 (Italy)
R16 (New Zealand)
16+ (Canada)(Quebec)
M/16 (Portugal)
16 (Iceland)
MA (Australia)(Cable TV rating)
-12 (France)(with warning)
14 (Brazil)
16 (Argentina)
18A (Canada)(Ontario)
18PL (Malaysia)
R15+ (Japan)

Music Composers

  1. Bates, Tyler (I)

Cinematographers

  1. McCurdy, Sam (director of photography)

Dress Designers

  1. Norster, John

Distributors

Alliance Releasing Corporation [ca] - (2008) (Canada) (theatrical)
Argentina Video Home [ar] - (2009) (Argentina) (DVD)
Capelight Pictures [de] - (2009) (Austria) (DVD) (unrated edition)
Chungeorahm Film [kr] - (2008) (South Korea) (theatrical)
Concorde Filmverleih [de] - (2008) (Germany) (theatrical)
Deltamac Entertainment [hk] - (2008) (Hong Kong) (all media)
Discovery Film & Video Distribution [hr] - (2008) (Croatia) (DVD)
E1 Entertainment Benelux [nl] - (2009) (Netherlands) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
Europa Filmes [br] - (2009) (Brazil) (all media)
Film1 [nl] - (2009) (Netherlands) (TV) (limited)
Hollywood Classic Entertainment [cz] - (2008) (Czech Republic) (theatrical)
Kinepolis Film Distribution (KFD) [be] - (2008) (Belgium) (theatrical)
Odeon [gr] - (2008) (Greece) (theatrical)
Presidio [jp] - (2009) (Japan) (theatrical)
Prooptiki Bulgaria [bg] - (2009) (Bulgaria) (theatrical)
Pyramid [ru] - (2008) (Russia) (theatrical)
RCV Film Distribution [nl] - (2008) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
RCV Home Entertainment [nl] - (2008) (Netherlands) (DVD)
RTL Entertainment [nl] - (2010) (Netherlands) (TV) (RTL5)
Rogue Pictures [us] - (2008) (USA) (theatrical)
Scanbox Entertainment [dk] - (2008) (Denmark) (theatrical)
Scanbox Entertainment [fi] - (2008) (Finland) (theatrical) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
Scanbox Entertainment [no] - (2008) (Norway) (theatrical)
Scanbox Entertainment [se] - (2008) (Sweden) (theatrical)
Scanbox Entertainment [se] - (2008) (Sweden) (DVD)
Schmalz-Schneider [at] - (2009) (Austria) (DVD) (as Illusions Unltd. Films)
Sena [is] - (2008) (Iceland) (theatrical)
Shaw Organisation [sg] - (2008) (Singapore) (theatrical)
Universal Pictures International (UPI) [gb] - (2008) (UK) (theatrical)
Universal Pictures [au] - (2008) (Australia) (DVD)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment [us] - (2008) (USA) (DVD)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment [us] - (2008) (USA) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
fX Network [us] - (2010) (USA) (TV)

Misc

  1. Alliston, Lee (assistant location manager)
  2. Barkai, Kim (assistant: Peter McAleese)
  3. Baruffati, Lisa Maria (locations runner: Scotland)
  4. Benjamin, Mona (production coordinator: London)
  5. Berkeley, Richard (II) (unit assistant: second unit)
  6. Bews, Keah (assistant: Peter McAleese)
  7. Blankemeyer, Martin (script editor)
  8. Blythe, James (production assistant)
  9. Bonner, Andrew (I) (production assistant)
  10. Boyle, Tiffany (assistant: Benedict Carver)
  11. Brehony, Mary (legal: Scottish Screen)
  12. Caldeira, Tina (assistant production coordinator)
  13. Cameron, Morag (script supervisor)
  14. Cappelletti, Joe (I) (adr voice director)
  15. Clark, Karen (VII) (assistant: the director: pre-production)
  16. Connolly, Reuben (location assistant)
  17. Coulter, Ruth (set runner)
  18. Cox, Anita (I) (business affairs: Scottish Screen)
  19. Cox, Vinca (script supervisor: second unit)
  20. Curtis, Matt (II) (title designer)
  21. Davis, Lara (I) (production assistant)
  22. Dunn, Lloret (location manager: Scotland)
  23. Earnshaw, Nicky (production coordinator: London)
  24. Edleston, Giles (location manager)
  25. Gamble, Linda (I) (unit publicist)
  26. Goldsbrough, Daryn (set production assistant)
  27. Goosen, Gina (assistant: Benedict Carver)
  28. Groeger, Fionn (production runner: additional photography)
  29. Groenmeyer, Lathiem (cast and travel coordinator)
  30. Haig, Robin (floor runner: UK second unit)
  31. Hall, Melanie (V) (assistant: Steven Paul) (as Melanie Sheerer)
  32. Hardy, Laura (clearance coordinator: art)
  33. Hare, Andrew (location assistant)
  34. Heineman, Alex (production executive)
  35. Howat, Sharon (production coordinator: Scotland)
  36. Hyatt, Andrew (creative executive)
  37. Imrie, Paul (accountant trainee)
  38. Jayachandran, Aparna (continuity assistant)
  39. Jenkins, Tom (IV) (assistant location manager)
  40. Johnson, Joanna (IV) (legal and business affairs: Scion FIlms)
  41. Kilian, Grant (horse wrangler: pre-production)
  42. Laird, Barry (production assistant)
  43. Liston, Naomi (assistant to location manager)
  44. MacLeod, Kathleen (assistant production coordinator)
  45. Mannion, Gail (key accountant: South Africa)
  46. Marr, Lucy (assistant accountant)
  47. McKee, Ashley (runner)
  48. Miller, Barney (II) (additional floor runner: London)
  49. Munro, Amy (production secretary)
  50. Murphy, Pete (I) (locations runner)
  51. Nashongo, Heiki (base camp operator)
  52. Newman, Christopher (V) (microwave technician: aerial unit, Flying Pictures Ltd)
  53. Nielsen, Morten (III) (location manager)
  54. Oliver, Nick (I) (assistant location manager)
  55. Pearson-Smith, Laura (set production assistant) (as Laura Pearson)
  56. Peters, Lager (set captain)
  57. Reid, Beverley (III) (assistant: Mr Abberley/Mrs Blackman)
  58. Rhodes, Simon (III) (clearance coordinator)
  59. Robinson, Liam French (location accountant)
  60. Rogers, Jo (I) (head of creative affairs: Scion Films)
  61. Rulier, Jean-Marc (cyber scanning)
  62. Runtzler, Gary (location assistant)
  63. Samuelson, Will (helicopter pilot: aerial unit)
  64. Sargent, Lara (post production accountant)
  65. Saven, Marvin (legal and financial director)
  66. Schafer, Nicole (I) (assistant: Neil Marshall)
  67. Scott, Joy (II) (assistant: Peter McAleese)
  68. Scott, Mark (XXI) (production assistant) (uncredited)
  69. Sennitt, Joanne (head of group finance: Scion Films)
  70. Smith, Pete (XIII) (chief armorer)
  71. Stephens, Andy (IV) (aerial operations manager: Flying Pictures Ltd.)
  72. Strachan, Andrew (II) (production coordinator)
  73. Taylor-Dias, Kelly (assistant production coordinator: second unit)
  74. Thompson, Alistair (financial controller)
  75. Uys, Gert (helicopter pilot: aerial filming)
  76. Wichmann, Nikki (production secretary)
  77. Wolff, Marc (aerial coordinator)
  78. Wrightson, Barney (aerial operations assistant: Flying Pictures Ltd)

Quotes

Bill Nelson: [to Eden about going back to the city] You're going there? If there is such a thing as hell on earth, that's it. Kane: They started this fire. They can burn in it! Kane: Abandon any such hope. Eden Sinclair: No. Sol: [to his followers] This is our city! Kane: In the land of the infected, the immune man is king. Cellar Guard: [to Sinclair] If you're hungry, have a piece of your friend. [first lines] 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. Bill Nelson: [as Sinclair puts her fake eye in her socket] I'll never get used to that. Bill Nelson: [to Sinclair] You carry on the way you're going, you're going to wind up one seriously fucked up individual. Michael Canaris: It's the Reaper virus. John Hatcher: Oh dear god. Michael Canaris: It's back. John Hatcher: Yesterday if I turned up on the six o'clock news with a survivor in tow, they would've strung me up from the nearest lightpost by the balls. But in 48 hours, I arrive with a survivor and cure... sure, they won't give a flying fuck about the survivor, but they'll be lining up to kiss my ass for that cure. Bill Nelson: Once you're over that wall, there's no rules, no back-up. Eden Sinclair: Better that way. Michael Canaris: Leave the dying to die. Viper: [upon seeing Sinclair] This one's for Sol. Sol: [after hitting Sinclair] I'm so sorry. I got a bit carried away. Sol: [to Sinclair] I could eat you right up! Sol: The hounds are hungry! It's feeding time at the fucking zoo! Sol: The wind of change is blowing a hurricane! Give 'em hell! Sol: [yelling to mob] This is our city! Whoever they send here, we're gonna catch them, we're gonna cook them, and we're gonna eat them! Eden Sinclair: You know where Kane is? Cally: I should. He's my father. Eden Sinclair: What were you doing in the city? Cally: I went to find my brother... Sol. Eden Sinclair: That maniac is your brother? Norton: That is one fucked up family, man. Dr. Ben Stirling: Jesus. What've they got in here, the lost ark? Eden Sinclair: [upon seeing someone wearing knight's armor riding up to them] You don't see that every day. Kane: I knew they'd be watching the cities. That's why we chose this place. Out of sight, out of mind. I suppose it was only a matter of time before they sent someone to ask the question "why are you alive, when you should be dead?" Kane: These walls around you; they were built to last, and so shall we. What we've built here, from the ashes, is pure blood. Uninfected by the outside world... until now. Dr. Ben Stirling: Have you found the cure? Kane: Ah, even now you still cling to hope, huh? If I were you, I'd abandon any such thought. Dr. Ben Stirling: There's always hope. Kane: But there is no cure. There never was. We had prevailed here, not because of science but through natural selection. Survival of the fittest. We have earned the right to live here. Kane: So, tell me, what's it like out there now? Eden Sinclair: What do you care? Kane: I'm curious. Eden Sinclair: Same shit, different era. Michael Canaris: Rough ride? Eden Sinclair: Rough enough. [last lines] Eden Sinclair: [throwing Sal's head on the ground] If you're hungry, have a piece of your friend. DJ: Ladies and gentlemen, here he is, the head chef, the big cheese. The sunshine of your lives, it's Sooooooool! Eden Sinclair: I'll tell you what I lost. I lost my mind. Sol: We have a rare treat in store for you tonight! [crowd cheers] Sol: Medium... fucking... rare! [crowd cheers even louder]

Other Titles

  1. Doomsday - Il giorno del giudizio (2008) (ENG)
    (Italy) (imdb display title)

  2. Doomsday - Tag der Rache (2008) (ENG)
    (Germany)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Blackness Castle, Blackness, Falkirk, West Lothian, Scotland, UK
  2. Cape Town City Hall, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  3. Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  4. Doune, Stirling, Scotland, UK
  5. Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, UK
  6. Haghill, Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, UK
  7. Loch Katrine, Stirling, Scotland, UK
  8. Pall Mall, St. James's, London, England, UK
  9. Ratanga Junction Theme Park, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  10. Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Surrey, England, UK - (studio)
  11. St. Paul's Cathedral, Ludgate Hill, London, England, UK
  12. Tower Bridge, London, England, UK

Trivia

- Despite having many dangerous choreographed stunts, only two went wrong. A motorcycle rider was dragged when he meant to roll safely aside. He was not injured. Another was the man whom Sol punches in the face on the train platform; on a second take of the scene, the stuntman's nose was broken.

- Two DDS soldiers sent into Scotland are named "Miller" and "Carpenter". 'George Miller (II)' (qv) directed the "Mad Max" trilogy and 'John Carpenter (I)' (qv) directed _Escape from New York (1981)_ (qv) and _Escape from L.A. (1996)_ (qv), all heavily influential to this film.

- Scottish Screen contributed 300,000 pounds towards the film's budget.

- 'Alexander Siddig' (qv), playing the British PM, is the real-life nephew of 'Malcolm McDowell' (qv), playing a leading figure among the Scots in this picture.

- The junction scene uses about 700 extras, most of them Afrikaans.

- Though the film takes place in London and Scotland, most of principal photography was done in South Africa. The last scene shot on the continent before moving to the UK was the lengthy car chase with the Bentley crashing through the bus.

- The APC vehicles were manufactured with real steel plating and armor

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