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Her daughter Florence gives Mrs. Deville bull-terrier Baxter as a surprise present. Although she's afraid of him, she doesn't want to give him away because she feels lonely. But Baxter has his own ideas - he longs to be dominated, to be challenged - and so he isn't content with his boring life with the old lady. To get rid of her, he causes an accident. It works, and he's given to the neighbors, a young couple. He's happy... for a while. When they get a baby, he again takes action. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
I rented Baxter one night just on a whim after reading the cover. Sometimes this works and sometimes it doesn't. But I was truly stunned by this picture, about a disturbed evil bull terrier and how he came to go from master to master, until he meets his match in a maniacal pre-teen neo-nazi. Any film that can have you laughing out loud while a dog is plotting to drown an infant in a fountain, will not be for all tastes. For those who like a comedy blacker than midnight on a moonless night will definately enjoy this movie.
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