Poster

Top Dog ()


Reference View | Change View


With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.

Director:
Reviews:

Photos and Videos

Cast

Edit
...
Jake Wilder
...
Savannah Boyette
...
Matthew Swanson
Carmine Caridi ...
Lou Swanson
...
Ken Callahan
...
Otto Dietrich
Peter Savard Moore ...
Karl Koller
...
Nelson Houseman
...
Mark Curtains
Herta Ware ...
Wilder's Mother
...
Commander West
Hank Baumert ...
Masked Firefighter / Border Patrol Officer
...
Paramedic
John Sistrunk ...
Driver at Border
Bob Bastanchury ...
Passenger
Kent Rizley ...
Immigration Officer
...
Border Patrol Officer
Tony Ferrandini ...
Border Patrol Officer
...
Callahan's Wife
Jack Banning ...
Hot Dog Vender
Jim Ingham ...
Jelly Roll Detective
Bill Dunnam ...
Interrogating Detective
Michelangelo Kowalski ...
Sleazy Man
Ron Johnson ...
Detective #1
Tom Steinmetz ...
Detective #2
Barbara Savage ...
Praising Detective
...
Female Detective
...
Supervisor Charlie
...
Young Officer
Fred Bailey ...
TV Repairman
...
K9 Officer (as Dean Ferrandini)
Bill Brinsfield ...
Harbor Master
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Chapon
...
Passenger / Border Patrol Officer (uncredited) (voice)
...
Reno (uncredited)
...
Detective (uncredited)
Chase Jazzborne ...
Mayor (uncredited)
...
K9 Handler (uncredited)
John Moskop ...
Gun Man (uncredited)
Mark Stanley Perich ...
SWAT Officer (uncredited)
Lorenzo Porricelli ...
Policeman (uncredited)
R. Ruddell Weatherwax ...
Asst. Dog Trainer (uncredited)
...
Terrorist (uncredited)
...
Henchman (uncredited)

Directed by

Edit
Aaron Norris

Written by

Edit
Aaron Norris ... (story) and
Tim Grayem ... (story)
 
Ron Swanson ... (screenplay)

Produced by

Edit
Don Behrns ... co-producer
Juanita Diane Feeney ... editorial producer (as Juanita F. Diana)
Andy Howard ... producer
Tom Steinmetz ... executive producer
Seth Willenson ... executive producer

Music by

Edit
George S. Clinton

Cinematography by

Edit
João Fernandes ... director of photography

Film Editing by

Edit
Peter Schink

Editorial Department

Edit
Matthew Bates ... first assistant editor (as Matt Bates)
Marci Bretts ... second assistant editor
Carl V. Dupré ... second assistant editor (as Carl Dupre)
Boyd Steer ... negative cutter
Jay Wiechman ... negative cutter
Chuck Winston ... color timer

Casting By

Edit
Penny Perry ... (as Penny Perry Davis)

Production Design by

Edit
Norm Baron

Set Decoration by

Edit
Bill Volland ... (as Bill Voland)

Costume Design by

Edit
Verkina Flower ... (as Vernika Flower-Crow)

Makeup Department

Edit
Ilona Bobak ... hair stylist: Mr. Norris / makeup artist: Mr. Norris
Adam Brandy ... makeup supervisor
Jana Hudson ... assistant hair stylist / assistant makeup artist
Amber Keys ... assistant hair stylist / assistant makeup artist
Deborah McNulty ... key hair stylist (as Deborah Wolski-McNulty) / key makeup artist (as Deborah Wolski-McNulty)
Angie Paul ... hair stylist: second unit / makeup artist: second unit
Reyne Zachary ... assistant hair stylist / assistant makeup artist

Production Management

Edit
Don Behrns ... unit production manager
Steven Brimmer ... post-production executive
Jackie Dagan ... production supervisor (as Jackie Dadon)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Edit
John P. Aguirre ... second second assistant director (as John Aquirre)
Dean Raphael Ferrandini ... second unit director (as Dean Ferrandini)
Larry Lerner ... second assistant director
Leo Zisman ... first assistant director

Art Department

Edit
Bill Anderson ... lead man
Lonny Brothers ... swing gang
Nigel Clinker ... property master
Spencer Combs ... prop assistant
Nick Djukic ... swing gang
Zeljko Djukic ... swing gang (as Zeljko 'Z' Djukic)
Ryan Hanau ... art department coordinator
Michael Kauffman ... on-set dresser
Tricia LeFlame ... prop assistant (as Tricia Le Flame)
Brian McLaughlin ... assistant property master
Greg Monzeglio ... swing gang
Jerry Nantz ... swing gang
Paul Powers ... storyboard artist
James Roberts ... swing gang
Howard Smith ... set constructor
Art Tucker ... set painter

Sound Department

Edit
Dana Austin ... adr recordist (as Dana Johnson-Porter)
Scott Austin ... foley recordist
Dwayne Avery ... dialogue editor
Ron Bedrosian ... foley mixer
Tim Bindel ... foley editor
Michael Broomberg ... foley artist
Zane D. Bruce ... foley artist (as Zane Bruce)
Craig Cathers ... dubbing recordist
Ed Cook ... looper: Small Talk, Inc.
Linda Cook ... looper: Small Talk, Inc.
Liza Cornwall ... sound assistant
Donavan Dear ... boom operator
Hunter P. DeMarais ... post-production sound coordinator
Thom 'Coach' Ehle ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Thom Ehle)
Tommy Goodwin ... adr mixer
Edward M. Hirsch ... adr editor
Greg Lilly ... boom operator: second unit
Brian D. Lucas ... dubbing recordist (as Brian Lucas)
Paul Menichini ... sound effects editor
Tim Philben ... re-recording mixer
Ken S. Polk ... re-recording mixer (as Ken Polk)
Jim Quinn ... dubbing loader
Joseph T. Sabella ... foley artist
Tom Steel ... dubbing loader
Lou Thomas ... sound effects editor
Joe Thompson ... sound mixer: second unit
Ann L. Thornberg ... sound assistant
James Thornton ... production sound mixer (as Jim Thornton)
Jeff Wannberg ... supervising sound editor
Frank Welker ... vocal effects: animals
David Lewis Yewdall ... supervising sound editor
Lisa Howes Yewdall ... sound apprentice
Tommy Goodwin ... foley mixer (uncredited)
Paul Menichini ... sound editor (uncredited)
Von Varga ... sound utility (uncredited)

Special Effects by

Edit
Mark Henderscheid ... assistant special effects coordinator
Jack Lynch ... special effects technician
Greg Puga ... special effects technician
Matthew Scurry ... special effects technician
Ken Speed ... special effects coordinator
Mark Henderscheid ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Skip Scurry ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Stunts

Edit
Jon Agro ... stunt player (as John Agro)
John Alden ... stunt player
Bob Bastanchury ... stunt player (as Robert Bastanchury)
Hank Baumert ... stunt coordinator
Dan Bradley ... stunt player
Brian Burrows ... stunt player
Phil Chong ... stunt player
Scott Coyote ... stunt player (as Scotty Coyote)
Jeffrey Eith ... stunt player
Greg Wayne Elam ... stunt player (as Gregg Elam)
Dean Raphael Ferrandini ... stunt player (as Dean Ferrandini)
Lulee Fisher ... stunt player
Kinnie Gibson ... stunt player
Tanner Gill ... stunt player
Joseph S. Griffo ... stunt player (as Joseph Grifto)
Jeff Habberstad ... stunt player
Red Horton ... stunt player
Claudette James ... stunt player
Rick Kahana ... stunt player
Steve Kelso ... stunt player
Rob King ... stunt player (as Robert King)
Cole S. McKay ... stunt player (as Cole McKay)
Keefe Millard ... stunt player
Joe Murphy ... stunt player (as Joseph Murphy)
Boone Narr ... stunt player
Eric Norris ... stunt coordinator: second unit / stunt player
Mike Norris ... stunt player (as Michael Norris)
Casey O'Neill ... stunt player
John O'Neill ... stunt player
Víctor Quintero ... stunt player (as Victor Quintero)
Jeff Ramsey ... stunt player
Colin Randall ... stunt player
John D. Sarviss ... stunt player (as John Sarviss)
Blake Scheifele ... stunt player
Jan Michael Shultz ... stunt player (as Jan Schultz)
John Sistrunk ... stunt player
Ryan White ... stunt player
Jim Wilkey ... stunt player
Joe Witherell ... stunt player (as Joe Witherall)
Chip Wright ... stunt player
Dave Caruthers ... stunts (uncredited)
James Ent ... stunts (uncredited)
Claudette James ... stunt double: Michele Richards (uncredited)
Marina Polla De Luca ... stunts (uncredited)
Michael Rader ... stunts (uncredited)
Ken Speed ... stunts (uncredited)
Winston West ... stunts (uncredited) / utility stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

Edit
Carlos Arama ... grip: second unit
Jim Babb ... rigging gaffer
Hank Baumert Jr. ... second camera assistant: second unit
Erik Bernstein ... lighting technician
James Brisbin ... lighting technician
Mark Buckalew ... best boy electric
Byron J. Cohen ... still photographer (as Byron Cohen)
Michael L. Colwell ... dolly grip (as Mike Colwell) / key grip (as Mike Colwell)
Jim Davis ... camera loader
Joseph Ernst ... grip
Marcus 'Roo' Flower ... grip
Tom Fraser ... camera operator
David Garcia ... lighting technician
Alan Goldenhar ... gaffer: second unit
Bob Good ... gaffer
Jay Herron ... additional camera assistant (as Jay Heron)
Haywood Nelson ... second assistant camera: second unit
Charles Newhart ... lighting technician (as Charlie Newhart)
Terry Pfrang ... additional camera assistant (as Terry Phrang)
Adam Ravetch ... second camera operator: second unit
Stephen Saunders ... grip: second unit
Joe Scanlin ... grip
Monica Schad ... second assistant camera (as Monica Carey-Silvera)
Bernie Smith ... additional camera assistant
Kurt E. Soderling ... first assistant camera: second unit (as Kurt Soderling)
John M. Stephens ... director of photography: second unit (as John Stephens)
Glenn 'Bubba' Steward ... key grip: second unit
Gary Sutherland ... lighting technician
Weldon Thompson ... additional camera assistant
Johnny Wilson ... best boy grip
Jon Yirak ... first assistant camera
Micah Zarlow ... camera department intern
Erik Bernstein ... electrician (uncredited)
Sean Smith ... electrician (uncredited)
Cameron Thorburn ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

Edit
Iris Hampton ... atmosphere casting
Geno Havens ... additional casting
Carol Mentze ... casting assistant
Iris Hampton ... background casting (uncredited) / local casting (uncredited)
Rudy Quintanilla ... assistant local casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

Edit
Arlene Castillo ... wardrobe: second unit
Mari Helgeson ... set costumer
Danielle Hickman ... set costumer: second unit
Trisch Rutter ... costume supervisor (as Patricia Rutter)

Location Management

Edit
Tom Boone ... assistant location manager
Geof Gibson ... location scout
Lynda Recht ... location manager (as Linda Recht)
Gregg R. Simpson ... location manager (as Gregg Simpson)

Music Department

Edit
Carlo Jean-Paul Chanez ... orchestrator (as Carlo Jean Paul Chanez)
George S. Clinton ... orchestrator
Joel Iwataki ... music mixer / music recordist
Lisa Kauppi ... music editor
Mary M. Koetting ... music consultant
Richard Landers ... assistant engineer
Nigel Rick ... music supervisor
David J. Hohl ... music clearance (uncredited)
Chris Ledesma ... music editor (uncredited)

Transportation Department

Edit
Steve Boll ... driver
Joe Feeney ... transportation coordinator
Rigoberto Gonzalez ... driver (as Rigo Gonzalez)
John Hudson ... driver: honeywagon
Alan Kaminsky ... driver (as Al Kaminski)
Lawrence Morgan ... transportation coordinator
James Neilan ... driver
Al Orazi ... transportation co-captain
William E. Palmer ... transportation captain (as Billy Palmer)
Michael Richardson ... driver
John Rowe ... driver
Don 'Lightning' Strangman ... driver (as Don Strangman)
Lyn Vandeman ... driver

Other crew

Edit
David Allsberry ... animal trainer
Nancy Barbour ... script supervisor: second unit
Steven Belgard ... unit publicist (as Steve Belgard)
Howard Brandy ... publicist
Nicole Burke ... set production assistant
Charlie Campe ... technical advisor
Cecilia Cardwell ... studio teacher
Lisa Clarkson ... dialogue coach: Mr. Norris
Troy Dennis ... technical consultant: second unit
Samuel Fox ... craft service
Mark Habegger ... set production assistant: second unit
Darin Haggard ... set production assistant (as Darrin Haggard)
Blaine G. Houserman ... production auditor (as Blaine Houserman)
Rhonda Hyde ... set production assistant
Alan Kaminsky ... mechanic (as Al Kaminski)
Vicki Karoff ... production coordinator
Julie Kelin ... assistant production coordinator
Linda King ... craft service
Dan Leatham ... key set production assistant
Jeff Levinson ... intern
Boone Narr ... animal trainer / dog trainer: "Reno"
Monica Ochoa ... script supervisor
Incoronata Pagliuca ... assistant to producer (as Incoronata 'Inc' Pagliuca)
David Oliver Pfeil ... title designer: main titles
Judith Ransdell ... assistant production coordinator: second unit / production executive: Live Entertainment
Ron Resch ... craft service / set medic
Aniko Safran ... set production assistant
Mary Jo Salute ... office production assistant
Johnny Smith ... production coordinator: second unit
Nancy Spooner ... set production assistant
Andrea Stein ... assistant auditor
Jill Thornsberry ... set production assistant: second unit
Rande Volpert ... production assistant: Los Angeles
Robert Weatherwax ... animal trainer (as Rob Weatherwax)
Winston West ... personal assistant: Mr. Norris
Mike Zammataro ... runner: Los Angeles
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title designer (uncredited)
Sanford Hampton ... consultant to producer (uncredited)
John D. Sarviss ... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Winston West ... executive assistant (uncredited)

Thanks

Edit
Malcolm Barbour ... special thanks: Barbour/Langley Productions
Michael J. Duthie ... special thanks (as Michael Duthie)
Inner Circle ... special thanks
John Langley ... special thanks: Barbour/Langley Productions
Ian Lewis ... special thanks
Bob O'Donnell ... special thanks: San Diego Police Department
Burt Quick ... special thanks: San Diego Sheriff's Department
Bob Schlotter ... special thanks: San Diego Gas & Electric
Bob Sumler ... special thanks: San Diego Fire Department

Production Companies

Edit

Distributors

Edit

Special Effects

Edit

Other Companies

Edit

Storyline

Edit
Plot Keywords
Taglines One's Tough... One's Smart... Together, They Unleash Explosive Action! See more »
Genres
Parents Guide View content advisory »
Certification

Additional Details

Edit
Also Known As
  • El gos sergent (Spain, Catalan title)
  • Top Dog: El perro sargento (Spain)
  • Върховно куче (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Il cane e il poliziotto (Italy)
  • Chien d'élite (Canada, French title)
  • See more »
Runtime
  • 86 min
Country
Language
Color
Aspect Ratio
Sound Mix
Filming Locations

Box Office

Budget $6,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

Edit
Trivia The film opened just 9 days after the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The plot features a gang of militant white supremacists who intend to detonate a bomb in a public place. The film took in $300 on its opening night in Oklahoma. The distributors were forced to release a statement disassociating the film from the real-life incident. See more »
Goofs The C4 in the trunk of the car blew up when shot. In reality, shooting the C4 would have had no effect. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Top Dog (2015). See more »
Soundtracks Dog Love See more »

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed