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Watchers 4 (1998)

Watchers Reborn (original title)
R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 30 June 1998 (USA)
An extra-smart dog and detective team up to stop a DNA enhanced killer.

Director:

John Carl Buechler

Writers:

Dean R. Koontz (novel) (as Dean Koontz), Sean Dash (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Hamill ... Murphy
Lisa Wilcox ... Grace
Stephen Macht ... Lem Johnson
Gary Collins ... Gus Brody
Lou Rawls ... 'Doc' Grimes
Bob Clendenin ... Barnes (as Robert Clendenin)
Melissa Cross Melissa Cross ... Kristin
Shawn David Thompson ... Researcher #1
Lucy Lin Lucy Lin ... Researcher #2
Milton Kahn Milton Kahn ... Agent
Tony Guma Tony Guma ... Agent #1
Gary J. Wayton ... Agent #2 (as Gary Wayton)
Kane Hodder ... Clerk
Floyd Levine ... Captain Dekker
Larry Cedar ... Driver #2
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An extra-smart dog and detective team up to stop a DNA enhanced killer.

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Driven by instinct...destined for murder.

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for monster-related violence and gore | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Watchers 4 See more »

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Concorde Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Not all -that- bad.
12 January 2007 | by L_MillerSee all my reviews

I loved the book too, and yes it's not exactly a blockbuster level of quality but it's workable. The story has been refactored for frugality but the basics are still there.

The dog hits his marks and plays along, it's nice to have Hamill roll out the drama in something serious and Lisa Wilcox makes a sincere effort at the cheesecake part. The outsider is cheesy but let's face it, to create the outsider the way that Koontz wrote it you'd need $10 million worth of CGI and it would still look fake.

If you haven't read the book in a while you can enjoy the memory. This does have an oddly dated feel to it, but then it is nine years old.


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