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Top Dog (1995)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  28 April 1995 (USA)
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With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.

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Commander West
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With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.

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One's Tough... One's Smart... Together, They Unleash Explosive Action! See more »


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Rated PG-13 for shootings and martial arts violence | See all certifications »

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28 April 1995 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,093,707 (USA)
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For the first time in 53 years, San Diego officials opened the famed Balboa Park Bell Tower to shoot several scenes. The tower hasn't been used since it appeared in Orson Welles's "Citizen Kane" in 1941. See more »

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At the check point chase when the car blows up, you can see the cable that is pulling the burning car. See more »

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References Benji (1974) See more »

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Shaggy Dog Two Step
Written by R. Robinson
Performed by Zydeco Force
Courtesy of Maison De Soul Records
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21 May 2010 | by (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Being a huge, lifelong dog fan, I wanted to see this movie when it originally came out, but unfortunately plans to see it were dashed. 15 years later I finally was able to get a hold of a copy while I was out shopping at Zellers, and I'm glad I did.

It was what I expected; over the top, with plenty of laughs, and better than I expected it would be. It very much reminded me of Turner and Hooch and K9. Even if you aren't a Chuck Norris fan, the brilliantly trained dog or dogs (often several dogs are used for several behaviours in shows man movies), is the star of the show and worth seeing it for Reno alone. It's not too often you see Briards being featured!


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