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Top Dog (1995)

 -  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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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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This encountered some flak as it was released just 9 days after the Oklahoma bombing. The film's plot features a gang of militant white supremacists who intend to detonate a bomb in a public place. Not surprisingly, the film took only $300 on its opening night in Oklahoma and the distributors - Live Entertainment - were forced to release a statement disassociating its film from the real-life incident. See more »

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The fire department captain is wearing a New York fire department helmet, despite working in San Diego. See more »

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Features Cops (1989) See more »

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Bad Boys
Written by Ian Lewis (as I. Lewis)
Performed by Inner Circle
Courtesy of Big Beat/Atlantic Recording Corp/Warner Music Sweden/Rock Pop Music
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
Played when the dog is watching "Cops" on TV
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Delightfully violent fun for the whole family!
10 January 1999 | by (Suffolk, Virginia) – See all my reviews

Never since ALADDIN (1986, Bud Spencer) has there been a movie on drugs designed for family audiences young and old. And what makes a "family" movie? A scrungy old mutt and a boy on a bike! There's more, too! Chuck Norris gets to have a faithful companion who can outwit and outsmart terrorist scum! It's got a mass overload of everything your kids would appreciate! Fiery explosions, handguns, criminal organizations, the Pope, and bomb threats add more to your viewer-friendly pleasure, and...... I'll stop right there! Unless you can't handle what's in store in TOP DOG, please don't pick this one up! The combination of violent action with family-based material is an outrageous atrocity one will not want to believe. It suffers miserably on originality and plot, making this your cookie-cutter actioner. Mommy won't approve this flick to Johnny and Sally, even if it is rated PG-13!


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