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Black Dog (1998)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  1 May 1998 (USA)
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An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.

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Cast

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Earl
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Sonny
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Wes (as Brian Vincent)
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Cutler
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Melanie
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Junior
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Vince
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Ford (as Charles Dutton)
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McClaren
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Avery
Hester Hargett ...
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Trooper
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Storyline

An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family. Written by Anonymous

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The rules of the road are simple. Don't turn back. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense scenes of action violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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1 May 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alto riesgo  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$4,809,375 (USA) (1 May 1998)

Gross:

$12,829,351 (USA) (3 July 1998)
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Trivia

The "FBI" headquarters shown in the film is actually the Georgia-Pacific building in downtown Atlanta, GA. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the movie, the front passenger headlight on the red truck is alternately broken/intact between shots. See more »

Quotes

Jack Crews: There ain't nothing like a Caterpillar engine.
Earl: Easy up Crews, you're going burn it up.
Jack Crews: Alright watch this.
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Connections

Referenced in The Muse (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Drivin' All Night Long
Written by Bruce Robison
Performed by Jack Ingram
Courtesy of Rising Tide Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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I like this movie, and I ain't afraid to say so.
23 November 2007 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Yes, it has many a plot hole. Yes, the acting isn't Oscar worthy. And yes, it's a cheesy B-grade movie. But guess what? I like it. "Black Dog" is a silly trucker action/thriller topped off with comedy, both intentional and unintentional, and a really, really cool country music score. The reason why so many people don't like it is simply 'cause they are taking it far too seriously. If you're like me and have had plenty of warning NOT to take "Black Dog" so seriously (thanks to the other IMDb members), then you'll like "Black Dog".

In short, DO NOT expect "Black Dog" to be something like "Donnie Darko" and/or "Fight Club". Don't take it seriously and you may just have a rollicking good time, especially if you are a fan of anyone who stars in it.


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