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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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Cast

Credited cast:
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Victoria Vera ...
Carlos Santurio ...
Frank
Pepa Sarsa ...
Marilou (as Jose Sarsa)
Pepita James ...
Angela
Emilio Linder ...
Jordan
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Luis Maluenda ...
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Old Man (as B. Barta Barri)
Charly Bravo ...
Lou
Fernando Conde ...
Ed
Fernando Baeza ...
Jerome
Nino Bastida ...
Greg
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Paco Hernández ...
Sherif Morrison (voice)
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Deputy (voice)
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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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Horror | Music

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Monster Dog  »

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Trivia

A few of the scenes in the film use Dick Maas' music from "The Lift". 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 »

Quotes

Sandra: We're not scared of those dogs, Sheriff. I'll take care of us. I foam at the mouth too, you know. If I bite them, they'll get rabies! So we don't need guns for those dogs.
Sheriff Morrison: Now you got me feelin' sorry for the dogs.
[the van pulls away; the Sheriff turns to his deputy]
Sheriff Morrison: I wish she'd bite me instead. First, I'd make her roll over, and soon I'd have her sittin' up and beggin'.
Deputy: Hope Vince Roberts doesn't get her to play dead.
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Referenced in Best Worst Movie (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

A Dream Within A Dream
(uncredited)
by The Alan Parsons Project
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Cooper + Werewolves + Italian director + 80's = Orgasmic
31 January 2008 | by 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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