Cast and Crew: Neil Marshall (Writer/Director); Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Alexander Siddig, Sean Pertwee, Malcolm McDowell
What It’s About: When the deadly new “Reaper” virus sweeps through Scotland, the British government takes the unimaginable step of sealing off the entire region and shooting anyone who tries to make it over the wall they erect. When the virus shows up in London thirty years later, the authorities send an elite unit over the wall to find a cure but can they survive long enough to find one and bring it back?
Why Watch it Today?: Scotland is quarantined on June 20th. Doomsday is a fun update of the post-apocalypse and dark future films of the early 1980s, feeling like it could be just another Italian made rip-off of Escape From New York, only with a cast of better, more attractive actors, a great soundtrack, and some pulse pounding action scenes to go along with the cheesy script and situations.
Where to Get It: Netflix or Amazon