Released on March 18 of 1988 in the USA, "D.O.A." (also known as "DOA - cadavere in arrivo", "D.O.A. - Bei Ankunft Mord") is a Mystery/Thriller film directed by Annabel Jankel & Rocky Morton, and written by Charles Edward Pogue (screenplay) , starring Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan, Charlotte Rampling, Daniel Stern, Jane Kaczmarek and Christopher Neame.
Someone poisoned Dexter Cornell. He's got to find out who. He's got to find out why. He's got to find out now. In 24 hours, he'll be Dead On Arrival.
Who is the director of "D.O.A.":
D.O.A. was directed by Annabel Jankel and Rocky Morton.
Annabel Jankel is an English director. Since D.O.A., he directed Super Mario Bros., released in 1993.
Rocky Morton is a British director. After directing D.O.A., he directed Super Mario Bros., released in 1993.
What was the release date of "D.O.A.":
D.O.A. was initially released on Friday, March 18, 1988, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, March 18, 1988 are Le Due vite di Mattia Pascal (dir. Mario Monicelli), Bravestarr: The Legend (dir. Tom Tataranowicz), Dominick and Eugene (dir. Robert M. Young), and Little Nikita (dir. Richard Benjamin). This was thirty-one (31) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, March 03, 1989 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, November 09, 1988 in France and on March, 1989 in Japan.
What is the casting of "D.O.A.":
At the casting of D.O.A. we find Dennis Quaid, previously seen in Suspect (1987) and Innerspace (1987); Meg Ryan (Innerspace (1987), Promised Land (1987)); Charlotte Rampling (Angel Heart (1987), Max mon amour (1986)) [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "D.O.A.":
A man staggers into the police station to report a murder. When the desk sergeant asks who was murdered, he answers: "I was."
That man is Professor Dexter Cornell (Dennis Quaid), who then sits down to video-tape his account.
Thirty-six hours previously, Cornell, is on campus. He is a college professor, was once a promising writer, made his name and is secure in his tenure, but he has spent the last four years going though the motions and playing it safe. "Publish or perish" is the contrasting [...]
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