4.9/10
378
6 user 4 critic

Dogboys (1998)

PG-13 | | Action, Thriller | TV Movie 4 April 1998
Corrupt officers track men for sport with dogs.

Director:

Ken Russell

Writers:

Dennis Kleinman (story), Hugh Martin (story) | 3 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Mindbender (TV Movie 1996)
Biography | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Mindbender is the story of Uri Geller, probably the world's most famous psychic. The film shows his rise to fame from small shows in the middle east where he amazed audiences with his ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Ishai Golan, Terence Stamp, Idan Alterman
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Rock star Roddy Usher's wife is murdered and Rod is sent to a lunatic asylum in this gothic-comedy-horror-musical.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: James Johnston, Lisi Tribble, Marie Findley
Alice in Russialand (TV Movie 1995)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Amanda Ray-King, Peter Majer, Hetty Baynes
Treasure Island (TV Movie 1995)
Adventure | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

This is a re-working of the Treasure Island theme with Long Jane Silver instead of Long John Silver. Hetty Baynes plays this role in the style of Marilyn Monroe.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Hetty Baynes, Gregory Hall, Michael Elphick
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A series of erotic short films, all with similar unexpected endings.

Directors: Bob Rafelson, Ken Russell, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Sharon Angela, Richard Barboza, Hetty Baynes
The Rainbow (1989)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young woman deals in her own personal way with the trials of adolescence and young adulthood in early 1900s England.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Sammi Davis, Amanda Donohoe, Paul McGann
Trapped Ashes (2006)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Seven strangers on a Hollywood movie studio tour are trapped inside an infamous House of Horror and forced to tell their most terrifying stories to get out alive.

Directors: Sean S. Cunningham, Joe Dante, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Jayce Bartok, Henry Gibson, Lara Harris
Whore (1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The prostitute Liz works on the streets of Los Angeles. She recalls her life in flashback, when she marries an alcoholic man. She leaves him with their son. Then she works as waitress in a ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Theresa Russell, Benjamin Mouton, Antonio Fargas
The Mystery of Dr Martinu (TV Movie 1993)
Drama | Music | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A biographical film of Czech composer Martinu is in two parts: the first part a recurring dream, the second a Freudian analysis of the dream.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Patrick Ryecart, Shauna Baird, Martin Friend
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Guy Fawkes Day, 1892. Oscar Wilde goes to a performance of his controversial, banned play 'Salome'. The 'theatre' is a brothel and the players prostitutes.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Glenda Jackson, Stratford Johns, Nickolas Grace
Prisoner of Honor (TV Movie 1991)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

"Prisoner of Honor" documents the French Dreyfus Affair that saw a French Captain sent to Devils' Island for espionage near the end of the nineteenth century. Richard Dreyfuss plays Colonel... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Oliver Reed, Peter Firth
Faust (TV Movie 1985)
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An epic tale of good versus evil, Faust sells his soul to the devil and tries to save Marguerite from an eternity in hell.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Francisco Araiza, Ruggero Raimondi, Gabriela Benacková
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bryan Brown ... Captain Robert Brown
Dean Cain ... Julian Taylor
Tia Carrere ... D.A. Jennifer Dern
Ken James Ken James ... Warden Adam Wakefield
Sean McCann ... Pappy
Richard Chevolleau ... Willy B
Hardee T. Lineham ... Watkins (as Hardee Lineham)
Von Flores ... Miguel
Robbie Rox Robbie Rox ... Bull
Jody Racicot ... Rego
Matthew Bennett ... Carl Ewing
James Bearden James Bearden ... J.B. Diggs
Robert Collins ... Cates
Bruce Tubbe Bruce Tubbe ... Bus Guard
Scott Wickware Scott Wickware ... Prison Guard #1
Edit

Storyline

Julian Taylor, a Marine veteran and former middleweight boxing champion loses control in a bar fight and ends up serving time for aggravated assault in Retrieve Prison. Not long after his arrival, Julian is introduced to Captain Brown, a menacing, overbearing guard who tags him "dogboy" and orders him to a claustrophobic dormitory called the doghouse. There, Julian meets fellow inmate Willy Owens and learns that the prison's vicious attack dogs are used to catch and kill escaping prisoners. And there's more. With Captain Brown as their leader, a secret society of hunters uses the prison dogs to hunt inmates for sport and money. When Willy finds out about it, he attempts to recruit Julian as a potential ally, but not knowing that Willy is an undercover cop, Julian refuses to get involved. Eventually, Willy finds the evidence he needs to expose the scandal, but before he can act, he's savagely attacked and killed by Captain Brown's dog. Now, Julian and Willy's former colleague, ... Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

They can smell your fear.

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

PG-13
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dog Boys See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

J.B. Diggs: Do you know what you are? A fucked up guard who kills cons? You maybe able to get away with that in Australia... but not over here
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Do you know what you are? A f*cked up guard who kills cons? You maybe able to get away with that in Australia... but not over here.
22 November 2008 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

Well Clark Kent is going to need all his skills to stay alive in this one.

Dean Cain ("Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman") is an ex-Marine that loves to fight, and it gets him in prison training dogs to chase after prisoners who try to escape. His buddy Willy B (Richard Chevolleau) we soon learn is trying to find out what's really going on. He is working for the super hot DA Jennifer Dern, played by the super hot Tia Carrere, whom I haven't seen since Wayne's World. Maybe I'll try to find a copy of Zombie Nightmare to see how she does in horror.

But, that's another story, here she is trying to enlist Cain's help to catch the evil Capt. Brown, played by Bryan Brown (Australia, "The Thorn Birds", FX), who has a scam going on the order of Emil Fouchon in Hard Target.

Not a great script, typically "B", but some good nasty-dog-on-man action, and a great pair exposed in the Warden's (Ken James) strip poker game as the hot DA comes running to rescue Cain once she figures out what is going on. Ah, but she doesn't know everything, yet.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed