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Dogs (1976)

R | | Horror, Thriller | 1976 (USA)
A pack of dogs go on a killing spree.

Director:

Burt Brinckerhoff

Writer:

O'Brian Tomalin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David McCallum ... Harlan Thompson
Sandra McCabe Sandra McCabe ... Caroline Donoghue
George Wyner ... Michael Fitzgerald
Eric Server Eric Server ... Jimmy Goodman
Linda Gray ... Miss Engle
Dean Santoro Dean Santoro ... Aintry
Holly Harris Holly Harris ... Mrs. Koppelman
Sterling Swanson Sterling Swanson ... Dr. Martin Koppelman
Barry Greenberg Barry Greenberg ... Howard Kaplan
Michael Davis Michael Davis ... Nichols
Russ Grieve ... Homer
Cathy Austin Cathy Austin ... Annie Watson
Paul Paolasso Paul Paolasso ... Carl
Elizabeth Kerr ... Mrs. Mary McDougal
Lance Hool ... Robbie Pulaski
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On the quiet campus of the remotely-located SouthWestern University, something strange is happening. All of the dogs in the area, once loyal, gentle pets, are now banding together in wild packs and hunting down their former masters. Could the strange transformation have anything to do with the secret government experiements being conducted in the school's physics laboratory? More importantly, can the dogs be stopped before it's too late? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Taglines:

Don't Pet Them ... Fear Them!

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Slaughter See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

There was to be a sequel, appropriately entitled "Cats". But when "Dogs" failed at the box office, production was canceled. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th Part 2 (2013) See more »

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A truly fantastic Sci-fi cinematic masterpiece.
9 October 2001 | by fukanesedragonSee all my reviews

I was lucky enough to find a bootleg copy of this gem. To see some of Robert Schneiders legendary rare cinematography (uncredited) was truly an a life-changing experience. It's sad that he died from aids (he was one of the first Americans to contract this disease) shortly after the production wrapped. However, he obviously went out with a bang and he will be immortalized through this film. Dogs is so hard to find because it is such a rare film that if you find you just have to hold on to it. I hope this film eventually goes to DVD and it has the proper credit for Robert Schneider. On a scale from 1 to 10 I give this movie an 11. Go find Dogs. You won't regret it! For my name ain't Nathan Arizona!


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