4.3/10
206
17 user 8 critic

Dogs of Hell (1983)

A pack of Rottweilers, bred and trained by the U.S. military to kill humans, escape to ravage the peaceful mountain resort town of Lake Lure. It is up to the local sheriff to protect his small community.

Director:

Worth Keeter

Writer:

Thom McIntyre (as Tom McIntyre)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Rottweiler (2004)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Dante travels across a desolate, futuristic Spain in search of his girlfriend, Ula. He is pursued by a bloodthirsty, cybernetic Rottweiler.

Director: Brian Yuzna
Stars: William Miller, Irene Montalà, Paulina Gálvez
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

This movie is made-up of three tales, the first one is, "Young Blood" it is about a married pair of vampires who adopt a child and are horrified to discover that it is another kind of ... See full summary »

Directors: Todd Durham, Worth Keeter, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Charles Bibby, Robert Bloodworth, Kevin Campbell
Killpoint (1984)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

An L.A. cop investigating the rape and murder of his wife traces the crime to a psycho biker gang that smuggles guns. He teams up with an FBI agent to stop them and catch his wife's killers.

Director: Frank Harris
Stars: Leo Fong, Richard Roundtree, Cameron Mitchell
Wolfman (1979)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

A man finds out that his family has a werewolf curse put upon them.

Director: Worth Keeter
Stars: Earl Owensby, Kristina Reynolds, Sid Rancer
Almost Human (1974)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A small-time homicidal maniac kidnaps the daughter of a rich man, prompting a hardened detective to work outside the law to pursue him.

Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Tomas Milian, Henry Silva, Laura Belli
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A dog that is a minion of Satan terrorizes a suburban family.

Director: Curtis Harrington
Stars: Richard Crenna, Yvette Mimieux, Kim Richards
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

On a desert planet, warlord Jared-Syn is trying to convince a tribe of mutants that he's their messiah and gain unlimited power hidden in a crystal. Ranger Dogen and explorer Dhyana, who's father was murdered by Syn, must stop him.

Director: Charles Band
Stars: Jeffrey Byron, Michael Preston, Tim Thomerson
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Hungary, 1943. An elderly Jewish couple, Job and Roza, adopt an unruly non-Jewish child to whom they intend to pass on their wealth and knowledge before Nazi oppression engulfs Hungary.

Directors: Imre Gyöngyössy, Barna Kabay
Stars: Hédi Temessy, Ferenc Zenthe, Gábor Fehér
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Follow a group of interns in a large teaching hospital. When Jo, Chief Resident, has a breakdown the interns are reluctantly placed under the tutelage of the senior resident known as The ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Wrye
Stars: Tim Matheson, Charles Haid, Michael Sacks
Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

A rich, beautiful couple give birth to deformed alien twins who, when their heads are together, are the smartest kids on the planet.

Director: Steven Paul
Stars: Jerry Lewis, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman
The Pack (1977)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The residents of vacation spot Seal Island find themselves terrorized by a pack of dogs -- the remnants of discarded pets by visiting vacationers.

Director: Robert Clouse
Stars: Joe Don Baker, Hope Alexander-Willis, Richard B. Shull
Purple Hearts (1984)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In middle of the Vietnam War, a Navy surgeon and a nurse fall in love. Their affection for one another provides a striking contrast to the violence of warfare.

Director: Sidney J. Furie
Stars: Ken Wahl, Cheryl Ladd, Stephen Lee
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Earl Owensby Earl Owensby ... Hank Willis
Bill Gribble Bill Gribble ... Adam Fletcher
Robert Bloodworth Robert Bloodworth ... Denny Nichols
Kathy Hasty Kathy Hasty ... Kim Nichols
Ed Lillard Ed Lillard ... Doc Fellows
Elijah Christopher Perry Elijah Christopher Perry ... Carl Dunnigan (as Jerry Rushing)
Mike Craig Mike Craig ... Ben Willis
Donna O'Neal Donna O'Neal ... Stacy
Ashley Blythe Ashley Blythe ... Madge Willis
Regan Forman Regan Forman ... Catherine Willis
Curt Rector Curt Rector ... Wade Bain
Brownlee Davis Brownlee Davis ... Owen Sellars
George Ward George Ward ... George Sellars
Carol Morgan Carol Morgan ... Mina
Helene Tryon Helene Tryon ... Mrs. Forbes
Edit

Storyline

A pack of Rottweilers, bred and trained by the U.S. military to kill humans, escape to ravage the peaceful mountain resort town of Lake Lure. It is up to the local sheriff to protect his small community.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

resort | rottweiler | model | hunt | death | See All (13) »

Taglines:

They were perfectly trained for one task....manslaughter! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Earl Owensby Productions

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 1983 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Rottweiler: Dogs of Hell See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

E.O. Corporation See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was the first of six 3-D movies from producer Earl Owensby See more »

Connections

References Jaws 2 (1978) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A dog of a movie
24 September 2018 | by meathookcinemaSee all my reviews

Ahh, the 3D craze of the early 80's. Some films were great and used the gimmick really well (take a bow, Friday the 13th 3D) whilst others were films just a flat and mediocre in 3D as they would have been in 2D. This film belongs in the latter category.

I only watched this as I saw the VHS art on a friend's Instagram page and it looked luridly interesting.

A truckload of killer dogs trained by the army to fight like a whole battalion of men runs off the road and crashes releasing it's deadly cargo in a small American town- the kind of town that has mud wrestling in the local bars. The scientist who trained the dogs arrives to try to make sure the dogs don't kill too many people. Or is he secretly interested in saving his work?

There are no spliffs being passed to the audience, no eyeballs being popped out or snakes in sense shattering 3D to look forward to here. In fact I watched this in less than stunning 2D and the film feels more like an early 80's TV movie like The Savage Bees (but not as good) than like a proper film made for the cinema. In fact this feels like it was only distributed as a film as it was shot in 3D and the gimmick wouldn't have worked if it was shown on TV's rather than on a cinema screen.

In fact the guy who consulted on the 3D for this film also worked on Jaws 3D. If theres any bigger warning against seeing this film then that's it.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 17 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed