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Writer:
Neil Marshall (written by)
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Release Date:
10 May 2002 (Ireland) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Six soldiers. Full moon. No chance.
Plot:
A routine military exercise turns into a nightmare in the Scotland wilderness. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
6 wins & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A gutsy good monster flick! See more (541 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Neil Marshall 
 
Writing credits
Neil Marshall (written by)

Produced by
David E. Allen .... producer
Vic Bateman .... executive producer
Keith Bell .... co-producer
Christopher Figg .... producer
Harmon Kaslow .... executive producer
Brian Patrick O'Toole .... co-producer (as Brian O'Toole)
Tom Reeve .... producer
Romain Schroeder .... executive producer
Caroline Waldron .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Thomas 
 
Cinematography by
Sam McCurdy 
 
Film Editing by
Neil Marshall 
 
Casting by
Andrea Clark  (as Andrea Clarke)
Jeremy Zimmermann  (as Jeremy Zimmerman)
 
Production Design by
Simon Bowles 
 
Art Direction by
Christina Schaffer 
 
Set Decoration by
Sonja Klaus 
 
Costume Design by
Uli Simon 
 
Makeup Department
Dave Bonneywell .... special makeup effects supervisor
Lisa Crawley .... special makeup effects artist
Peter Hawkins .... special makeup effects artist
René Jordan .... hair designer
René Jordan .... makeup artist
Bob Keen .... special makeup director
Chris Lyons .... special effects teeth
Matthew O'Toole .... special makeup effects artist (as Matt O'Toole)
Anthony Parker .... work shop crew
Justin Pitkethly .... special makeup effects artist
Katja Reinert-Alexis .... makeup designer (as Katja Reinert)
Katja Reinert-Alexis .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Laurent Dumas .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Enrico Accetto .... third assistant director
Hélène Coker .... third assistant director
Ralph Eisenmann .... second assistant director (as Ralf Eisenmann)
Sam Harris .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Boris Bartholomäus .... carpenter
Paul Biwer .... master model maker
Claudio Campana .... assistant art director
Claudio Campana .... draughtsman
Geraldine Flammang .... model maker
Guy Hebeler .... model maker
Svet Hrouchoff .... props runner
Christian Louis .... model maker
François Mast .... carpenter
Pascale Michalski .... model maker
Olivier Printz .... picture car coordinator
Stephanie Rass .... assistant art director
Stephanie Rass .... model maker (as Stéphanie Rass)
Tiffany Rodenfels .... props
Gerold Schmidt .... stand-by props
Zoe Smith .... assistant props buyer
Petra Weber .... props buyer
Petra Weber .... set dresser
Bruno Zenatello .... construction manager
 
Sound Department
James Boyle .... sound editor
Peter Burgis .... foley artist
Paul Carr .... post-production sound mixer
Paul Conway .... supervising sound editor
Andie Derrick .... foley artist
Alain Goniva .... boom operator
James Harrison .... sound editor
Jacques Leroide .... foley editor
James Seddon .... dolby consultant
Nick Thermes .... production sound mixer
Iain Eyre .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Colin Lang .... sound designer (uncredited)
Andy Ludbrook .... sound editor (uncredited)
Randolph Saucedo .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Richard Darwin .... animatronic model designer
Roland Goddijn .... special effects
Michel Jancso .... special effects technician
Tacy Kneale .... workshop
Martin Lader .... special effects
Andy Lee .... foamer
Edward Wiessenhaan .... special effects
Harrie Wiessenhaan .... physical effects supervisor (as Harry Wiessenhaan)
Rick Wiessenhaan .... special effects
Keith Wilson .... special effects makeup
Robert Zepers .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Neil Culley .... compositor
Bob Keen .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Samir Bezzah .... stunts
Roland Goddijn .... stunts
Martin Lader .... stunts
Edward Wiessenhaan .... stunts
Harrie Wiessenhaan .... stunt coordinator (as Harry Wiessenhaan)
Rick Wiessenhaan .... stunts
Ben Wright .... stunt double: werewolf
Robert Zepers .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alex Aach .... clapper loader: second camera
Paul Alexander .... Steadicam operator
Sergio Bernuzzi .... key grip
Riccardo Besantini .... focus puller: second camera
Mathilde Bouts .... clapper loader
Etienne Braun .... still photographer
Gilbert Degrand .... best boy
Mick Durlacher .... gaffer
Graham Johnston .... clapper loader: second camera
Clayton Ramsey .... assistant grip
Catherine Richard .... video assist operator
Carlo Thiel .... camera operator: second camera
Wolfgang Wesemann .... focus puller
Jon Garwes .... assistant camera: aerial unit (uncredited)
Phil Humphries .... assistant camera: aerial unit (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Monique Durlacher .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Silke Reinards .... wardrobe assistant
Uli Zegers .... wardrobe assistant
 
Music Department
John Boughtwood .... music supervisor
James Collins .... music scoring mixer
Mark Thomas .... conductor
Mark Thomas .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Kevan Willis .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Marguerite Auberger .... location assistant
Pascal Charlier .... location manager
Paul de Bourcy .... studio manager
Kirsten Ferwerda .... production assistant
Richard Glass .... contact lenses
Kristjan Hardarson .... assistant accountant (as Kristjan Hardarsson)
Harmon Kaslow .... financial structuring and legal
Christopher P. Kibbey .... vice president of production: Carousel Picture Company (as Chris Kibbey)
Sheila McNaught .... script supervisor
Simon Ricketts .... script editor
Luc Schroeder .... production accountant
Katja Wolf .... assistant to executive producer
Michael J. Harker .... completion bond representative (uncredited)
Philip James Morgan .... location scout (uncredited)
Matthew O'Toole .... post-production accountant (uncredited)
Stephane Wasila .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong violence/gore and language
Runtime:
105 min
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Trivia:
The G3 rifle used by Spoon and later Terry didn't work properly when firing blanks. During some scenes in the house, you can see Terry manually working the bolt to chamber the next round.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Several times in the movie characters are seen with the MP5 bolt in the locked up position, The weapon cannot fire in this position as it must be down to do so.See more »
Quotes:
Bruce:Look, I'll tell you what. Get on the radio, bring the Special Forces guys down on our heads, and after they've finished kicking you about, you can ask them what the score was.
Joe:What are ya trying to do? Mildly concern me?
Bruce:It's reality that bites mate, not the creatures from your head.
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Soundtrack:
Clair de LuneSee more »

FAQ

Who lived and who died?
What was the significance of Megan cutting her hand?
What did Sgt. Wells give Cooper?
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14 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
A gutsy good monster flick!, 10 July 2006
Author: AngryChair from Brentwood, USA

Exciting and thoroughly well-made werewolf film from Scotland delivers the goods to both horror and action fans!

A band of soldiers go into the Scotland country for a training exercise and instead find themselves struggling to survive against a horde of werewolves!

Writer/director Neil Marshall does a knock-out job with creating a solid werewolf film that packs on plenty of quick suspense and steely action. Marshall's story is always gripping, building to an explosive climax. He's obviously a genre fan as he references a number of old-school horror films in the process, even naming one character after B movie hero Bruce Campbell. The direction is right on too with plenty of atmospheric spookiness, as well as a feeling of complete claustrophobia even in the sprawling woods! The special FX come off pretty good and provides for more than a few gory scenes.

The cast isn't half bad, hero Kevin McKidd (dearly departed Tommy from Trainspotting) and Sargent Sean Pertwee being the best.

This film may have flown under the horror radar back in 2002, but genre fans should discover just how good this film is. Dog Soldiers is a movie that lets us know that the monster flick is not dead!

*** out of ****

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