D.O.A. (1988)





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Movie Info

A college professor discovers that he has not only been framed for murder but given a deadly, slow-acting poison that leaves him only one day to find his killer and prove his innocence. This thriller is a remake of the 1949 film noir of the same name.

Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Charles Edward Pogue, Clarence Greene, Charles E. Pogue
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 14, 2003
Buena Vista Pictures



as Dexter Cornell

as Sydney Fuller

as Mrs. Fitzwaring

as Hal Petersham

as Gail Cornell

as Cookie

as Det. Brockton

as Det. Ulmer

as Nicholas Lang

as Graham Corey

as Elaine Wells

as Jane Corey

as Chief Resident

as Mr. Fitzwaring

as Nick Lang Sr.

as Corey's Daughter

as College President

as Cab Driver

as Frat Jock #1

as Frat Jock #2
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Critic Reviews for D.O.A.

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (5)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

Cannot even stand in the shadow of the 1950 original, but stylish and entertaining all the same.

April 3, 2005

Audience Reviews for D.O.A.

Dennis plays a professor who was poisoned. He has 24 hours to find out who is trying to kill him. Complex plot.

Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

This remake of a 1949 film noir has Dennis Quaid, given a slow-acting poison, setting out to find his own murderer before it's too late. It is an involving and entertaining little picture from start to finish. Quaid is at his caustic best; and he is sadly one of the most underused talents in Hollywood. His then beau Meg Ryan also appears with him, but as is usually the case, doesn't really make much of an impact.
And this was the second film of real-life ex-couple, Quaid and Ryan.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

Weird and boring....

Stuart Brooks

Super Reviewer

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