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    Victor Von Doom/Doom (Fantastic Four, 2015)

    Victor Von Doom/Doom (Fantastic Four, 2015)
    AKA "Crash test Doomy"
    Gender: Male
    Type: Laughable "Dr. Doom" Wannabe version of himself
    Age: 40s
    Species: Human
    Portrayed by: Toby Kebbell
    Status: Alive
    Media of origin: Fantastic Four (2015)

    Victor Von Doom is the main antagonist of the 2015 superhero Marvel film Fantastic Four (2015) , the first reboot of the self-titled 2005 film. He comes from Latveria and is one of the scientists working on the Quantum Gate, eventually succumbing to a source on Planet Zero that turns him into the villain Doom.

    He was portrayed by Toby Kebbell.

    Why This Is Only An Crash Test Doomy

    1. Unlike his comic book counterpart he's based on, this version of Doom barely gets any personality or motive behind his actions and he wants to blow up the world for unexplained reasons. Also, Dr. Doom was in anti-villain in the comics, and turning him into a full-fledged villain without an explanation is wrong on so many levels.
      • In the comics, he was a college rival of Reed Richards before he got his elastic powers as Mr Fantastic, in the movie, he is now like a computer geek.
    2. His character design isn't even accurate to his source material and instead, we get a walking piece of a black solid crash test dummy wearing a robe that looks like it was made out of garbage bags. Seriously, it's the least faithful comic book character, since Deadpool as Weapon XI from X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
    3. This film's trying so hard to be dark, gritty, and realistic, but for some reason, Victor von Doom is still his real name, which makes no sense at all.
    4. He was turned into a complete joke, as listed below.
    5. His powers aren't even original and is just telepathy to kill people and unleashing an energy beam to consume the earth.
    6. He barely gets any screen time in the film and only shows up during the third act when the film has around 20 minutes left, which is one of the main reasons the film was poorly received.
    7. Toby Kebbell's performance isn't very good. (although not as bad as the other actors' performances.)
    8. He gets a weird and pointless Ghostbusters reference, particularly with the “There is no-“ line.
    9. Apparently, his goal of wanting to stop Planet Zero to not dying on this planet makes no sense, and it's never explained how he had created the black hole.
    10. Idiot Move: Why couldn't Doom have defeated the Fantastic Four using his head explosion powers?
    11. During the final battle, he ended up getting defeated by the central characters and lastly getting punched in the face at the hands of the Thing.
    12. Latveria isn't even shown.

    Redeeming Qualities

    1. During filming, Doom's civilian identity was renamed as "Victor Domashev" for no apparent reason. Due to the fans' backlash over the decision, the reshoots changed his name to "Victor von Doom", Doctor Doom's civil identity in the comic books, which at least was accurate to the original character.
    2. He is a nice person to the Pre-Fantastic Four before their transformations.
    3. While Toby Kebbell's performance isn't very good, the casting for the role sounded good on paper but was poorly executed.
    4. He was way better in the other versions.


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