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Dog Soldiers (2002)

R  |   |  Action, Horror  |  10 May 2002 (UK)
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A British Squad is sent on a training mission in the Highlands of Scotland against Special Operations squad. Ignoring the childish "campfire" stories heard about the area, they continue with their mission and come across the bloody remains of the Special Ops Squad, and a fierce howling is pitching the night sky... With two mortally wounded men, they make an escape, running into a zoologist by the name of Megan - who knows exactly what hunts them. What began as what they thought was a training mission turns into a battle for their lives against the most unlikely enemies they would have expected - werewolves. Written by Dismal Angel

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Six soldiers. Full moon. No chance. See more »

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Rated R for strong violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Dog Soldiers - Cães de Caça  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£681,348 (UK) (10 May 2002)

Gross:

$242,358 (Hong Kong) (13 December 2002)
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Another reference/homage to Zulu (1964) is when Cooper's character is trapped in the bathroom upstairs and he begins tunneling through the wall to get to Wells. The two then proceed to break through the wall to the bedroom, mirroring the scene in Zulu when Hook is in the Hospital as the Zulus break in. See more »

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Throughout the first half of the film, when the squad is armed with the standard British rifle, the SA80, Cooper holds the weapon in his left shoulder. The SA80 is always held in the right shoulder, even if the user is left handed. See more »

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Sergeant Harry Wells: Open your mouth, watch your ears, mind your toes!
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During the closing credits b&w photographs are shown from the camera used during the siege in the cottage. See more »

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References The Evil Dead (1981) See more »

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Tom Hark
Written and Composed by Rupert Bopape (as R. Bopape)
(c) 1958 by EMI (South Africa) PTY Ltd
Peermusic (UK) Ltd, London
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Worth while
4 September 2004 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This one is the best werewolf film I've ever seen. I must admit that it hasn't got the greatest special effects or the biggest names in the acting business attached to it, but the film succeeds in doing what needs to be done: it keeps you on the edge of your seat for the whole ride and it doesn't let you go for one minute. Other than that, the actors are pretty good and there are also some good comedic moments. If you want a nice night of entertainment, suspense and scares give this one a try, because despite not being the most original or inventive film out there, it does not only promise to deliver IT DOES SO!!! I just know that I especially (and two others) highly enjoyed this low budget horror flick.

8 out of 10


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