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Monster Dog (1984)

Leviatán (original title)
A rock star returns to his childhood home to shoot a music video while a pack of wild dogs are on the loose killing off the local residents.

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Vince Raven
Victoria Vera ...
Sandra
Carlos Santurio ...
Frank
Pepa Sarsa ...
Marilou
Pepita James ...
Angela
Emilio Linder ...
Jordan
Ricardo Palacios ...
Sheriff Morrison
Luis Maluenda ...
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Barta Barri ...
Old Man
Charly Bravo ...
Lou
Fernando Conde ...
Ed
Fernando Baeza ...
Jerome
Nino Bastida ...
Greg
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Storyline

Alice Cooper plays a pop star who takes his band to his hometown to shoot his latest video. They are greeted by the sheriff (whom he's known since a kid) that warn him that there's been several murders in the area where the bodies were ripped to shreds. The police think it's a pack of wild dogs, but Alice knows differnt. Written by Humberto Amador

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The fear... the terror... the nightmare... they will never forget it! See more »

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Trivia

Director Claudio Fragasso and writer Rossella Drudi are Italian, star Alice Cooper is American, and the rest of the cast and crew are predominantly from Spain, where the film was shot. According to Drudi, there was a crew of nearly 300 people, the largest she and husband Fragasso ever worked with. See more »

Goofs

When Joss's dead body falls, his eyes are clenched shut. When they roll him over, his eyes are wide open. See more »

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Marilou: Hey Angie, forget the ESP and try a ham sandwich!
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References The Lift (1983) See more »

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Identity Crisis
(credited as "Identity Chrises")
by Alice Cooper
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Cooper + Werewolves + Italian director + 80's = Orgasmic
31 January 2008 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Gonna start with saying this: Yes, it IS sad that Alice Cooper's voice is dubbed over, BUT they chose a good voice and it actually fits pretty good.

I watched this movie yesterday and I was surprised, didn't expect it to be that good. Alice Cooper played the role good as hell, and the feel of the movie reminded me of movies I watched growing up. It's pretty easy to tell that it's an Italian director, but that's not bad, cause they can usually make a movie visual in a way that Americans can't.

The werewolf-look might not be the best around, but they did what they could with what they had. By showing it as little as possible, but still showing it, they made it seem like it looked cooler than it probably did.

I'm a huge werewolf fan, a 80's horror fan, Alice Cooper fan, gore fan, and a fan of a lot of other stuff in this film, and I wasn't let down. (Don't let the "gore fan" part trick you though, it's not a gory movie, but it has a couple of blood scenes) 7.5/10 (Giving it 8 on the vote above)


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