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Man's Best Friend (1993)

A dog turns from man's best friend into man's worst nightmare as he attacks everything that moves.

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A genetically mutated dog is stolen from the lab of mad scientist Dr. Jarret by news reporter/animal rights advocate Lori Tanner, who conceals it from the police in her home. The dog, Max, endowed with intelligence and other special abilities, is at first lovable, but also proves to be a ferocious, unstoppable killer. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Nature created him. Science perfected him. But no one could control him. See more »


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Rated R for terror and violence involving a household pet | See all certifications »

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19 November 1993 (USA)  »

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Der Tod kommt auf vier Pfoten  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$12,974,636
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Trivia

The dog used to portray the DNA-altered dog is a Tibetan mastiff. See more »

Quotes

DR. JARRET: We're not talking *man's best friend* here!".
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

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Cocomotion
Written by Michael Lewis, Laurin Rinder, Merria Ross
Performed by El Coco
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1 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

This film is great, its just a shame its so hard to get. its wickedly gory and some awesome ideas make this a classic. I'm a big horror fan and it takes a lot to please me, and believe me this film does it. Before i watched this i wanted a rot now i think i've changed my mind. This film is great and i think every one should see it, well adults anyway, this is definitely not for kids. some of the kill scenes are a bit far fetched but i think that adds to the fun. Ignore the others and listen to me you want this film. i only gave it a 9 because its so hard to get. Get this film it will make you laugh, cry, scream and go running for mommy.


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