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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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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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The C4 in the trunk of the car blew up when shot. In reality, shooting the C4 would have had no effect. See more »

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References Benji (1974) See more »

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Bone Pickin'
Written and Performed by Tab Benoit
Courtesy of Justice Record Company, Inc.
Published by Justice Artists Music Corp. (BMI)
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A nail in Chuck's coffin
16 June 2004 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Both movies, Turner and Hooch and K-9 were good films. Comedies with both a good story and good actors in the cast. Top Dog is a recycled version of something trying to market itself to be another K-9 or Turner and Hooch king of movie. Top Dog lacked a strong actor such as Tom Hanks or great comedy like in K-9. Chuck Norris, who has done a number of excellent action films and went off to do a successful television series (Walker: Texas Ranger), could not hold this film together. For a child's movie, maybe, this film could be considered something decent, but it failed to find an audience older than 13. It is obvious that the studios wanted a summer comedy with some karate style action. What they produced was a mistake.


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