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Dog Soldiers (2002)

A routine military exercise turns into a nightmare in the Scotland wilderness.

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Neil Marshall

Writer:

Neil Marshall
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sean Pertwee ... Wells
Kevin McKidd ... Cooper
Emma Cleasby ... Megan
Liam Cunningham ... Ryan
Thomas Lockyer Thomas Lockyer ... Bruce
Darren Morfitt Darren Morfitt ... Spoon
Chris Robson Chris Robson ... Joe
Leslie Simpson Leslie Simpson ... Terry
Tina Landini Tina Landini ... Camper
Craig Conway ... Camper
Villrikke's Acer Villrikke's Acer ... Sam the Dog
Bryn Walters Bryn Walters ... Werewolf
Ben Wright ... Werewolf
Brian Claxton Payne Brian Claxton Payne ... Werewolf
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Storyline

A British Squad is sent on a training mission in the Highlands of Scotland against Special Operations squad. Ignoring the childish "campfire" stories heard about the area, they continue with their mission and come across the bloody remains of the Special Ops Squad, and a fierce howling is pitching the night sky... With two mortally wounded men, they make an escape, running into a zoologist by the name of Megan - who knows exactly what hunts them. What began as what they thought was a training mission turns into a battle for their lives against the most unlikely enemies they would have expected - werewolves. Written by Dismal Angel

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Six soldiers. Full moon. No chance. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The super-glue scene is referenced in Small Favor (Dresden files) a book by Jim Butcher. A female character is disembowelled and talks about super-glue being invented in the Vietnam war in order to stick wounded soldiers back together but then says she saw it in a movie about werewolves. See more »

Goofs

When Megan rescues the soldiers in her truck, you can see stationary scenery such as trees through the passenger windows visible in the background of the closeups of her and Pvt. Cooper, despite the actors all bumping and swaying to suggest being in a moving vehicle. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Harry Wells: [finishing the 'Eddie Oswald' story] So you could say that Eddie was right, Satan did indeed save his skin, just not all of it. Or you could say that Eddie was just unlucky. Either way, it taught me to keep a very open mind. Boom. Boom.
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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Tom Hark
Written and Composed by Rupert Bopape (as R. Bopape)
(c) 1958 by EMI (South Africa) PTY Ltd
Peermusic (UK) Ltd, London
Used by permisison
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A Bloody good British Horror and not a teen in sight!
11 December 2002 | by CharltonBoySee all my reviews

If you are like me and are completly sick to death of the teen/college slasher horrors that hollywood seem to produce by the week then Dog Soldiers is then film for you. this film has everything for the true horror fan, a great story , good acting , lots of blood , tons of action and most importantly it's bloody scary. The film is about a group of soldiers on routine patrol in Scotland come across what seems to be a group of man eating beasts that turn out to be warewolf's and do their best to fight of the constant attack by the flesh eating beasts. What i like about the movie that while it has a good blend of horror and action it is also very amusing in parts to and unlike most hollywood horrors it it funny when the director means it to be! A classy way above average horror that you cant fail to enjoy. 8 out of 10.


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Country:

UK | Luxembourg

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Dog Soldiers See more »

Filming Locations:

Luxembourg See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,537,283
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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