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Backyard Dogs (2000)

R | | Action, Comedy, Sport | Video
Two teenage boys aspire to win a backyard wrestling championship and a chance to appear on a national TV show.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cole Davis
Kristy James
Lee Takura (as Walter Emanuel Jones)
Rick Holmes
Dale Evans ...
Voodoo Jones
Jesse Hernandez ...
Burly Redneck
Robert 'Bo' Cooper ...
Captain Death Wish
Kaori Taylor ...
Goupie Linda
ZZ Nash (as Vince Van Patten)
Woody Brown ...
Bad Bob
Nels Van Patten ...
Male Assistant
Parker Nash
Frankie Kazarian ...
Snake Duggan (as Frankie Gerdelman)
Torrey Dickinson ...
The Raptor
Al Katrazz


Two teenage boys aspire to win a backyard wrestling championship and a chance to appear on a national TV show.

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wrestling | independent film | See All (2) »


For The Fame And Fortune They'll Fight Like Dogs


Action | Comedy | Sport

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Rated R for wrestling violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


When Cole and Lee meet Hayabusa in the limo, it's quite obviously raining in the window behind Cole and Lee. But in the windows on either side of Hayabusa, it's a dry, sunny day. See more »

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Worse than Hitler
3 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

I'd heard about this movie, but never had any intention of watching it. Then one day, I'm at the video store, browsing through the no art DVDs, and there it is, shining with it's $1.49 price tag, screaming "I suck, buy me!" I figure "What the hell." I'm a huge wrestling fan, it can't be that bad right? So I get home, put the disc in and lay down to watch the movie. Less than three minutes later I realize there's no way in hell I can watch this thing alone, this coming from a man who has sat through practically every blaxploitation film ever made.

Somehow I managed to convince my friends that we should spend our Saturday night watching a poorly made, straight to video movie about backyard wrestling, instead of going out and having fun like normal people. It was a decision we would all come to regret.

This movie is bad. And I mean BAD. Backyard Dogs is so awful I had to consult a thesaurus in order to properly describe it. This movie is abominable, atrocious, fallacious, sinful, and horrendous. I don't know how anyone involved in this "film" can live with themselves. They deserve to be shunned by society, and live out the rest of their lives in shame. I've seen better movies at work on safety training.

Backyard Dogs is so bad I think it might just qualify as obscenity.

Rating: 0 out of 100 Billion

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