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

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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
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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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