When a pooch is irradiated by a nuclear plant and threatens the town, only a teenage boy can redeem him.
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A homeless dog is accidentally locked in a nuclear reactor during a meltdown, turning him into Atomic Dog. When the beast threatens the local town, a teenage boy tries to befriend the animal and save him from the crazed townfolk. Written by Tim Evanson <tevanson@earthlink.net>

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Someone's been a very bad dog.

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Rated PG-13 for violence including dog attacks | See all certifications »




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14 January 1998 (USA)  »

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Atomkutya  »

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1.33 : 1
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Could a movie be any worse?
23 December 2001 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Uh, no. This is THE worst movie ever made. Why did they bother? I thought it was gonna be one of those silly cheesy movies, but it wasn't. It actually tried to be a serious movie. God awful. I can't believe I watched the whole thing.

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