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Doghouse (2009)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi | 12 June 2009 (UK)
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A group of men, heading to a remote village to help one of their friends get over his divorce, soon discover that all the women have been infected with a virus that makes them man-hating cannibals.

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Jake West

Writer:

Dan Schaffer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Dyer ... Neil
Noel Clarke ... Mikey
Emil Marwa ... Graham
Lee Ingleby ... Matt
Keith-Lee Castle ... Patrick
Christina Cole ... Candy
Terry Stone ... Sergeant Gavin Wright
Neil Maskell ... Banksy
Emily Booth ... The Snipper
Stephen Graham ... Vince
Victoria Hopkins ... The Bride
Deborah Hyde Deborah Hyde ... The Barmaid
Nicola Jane Reading Nicola Jane Reading ... The Witch / Zombird Army - Nightgown
Joelle Simpson Joelle Simpson ... The Dentist / Zimmer Granny / Hooded Woman
Deborah Perry Deborah Perry ... Lolly
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Vince is handling his divorce badly. He's depressed. Gone to pieces. But his mates aren't giving up on him. Struggling with their own women troubles, they drag him off for an ultimate lads drinking weekend in the country. Arriving in the village of Moodley where the women outnumber the men 3:1, the boys find themselves holidaying in a village overrun by psychotic, homicidal Zombirds with a thirst for male flesh. Written by Anonymous

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On the piss, on the pull, on the menu! See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Koerakuut See more »

Filming Locations:

West Sussex, England, UK

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£56,484 (United Kingdom), 14 June 2009, Limited Release
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The town of Moodley was actually an elaborate set built in an old abandoned hospital; the cast and crew lived in this place throughout the making of the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Matt gives Vince his "backup" water-gun, its tank is full. Vince holds it up to see that it is almost empty. In the next shot it is full again. See more »

Quotes

Neil: Alright, calm down... You sound like a dolphin.
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References Match of the Day (1964) See more »

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She Is The New Thing
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Women on Top … of the food chain
21 March 2010 | by CoventrySee all my reviews

After having massively enjoyed the grotesque B-splatter of "Evil Aliens", I'm blindly willing to watch every new movie directed by Jake West. And he seemingly feels comfortable and well at home in the field of crude splatter-comedies, as "Doghouse" is another wildly over-the-top and light-hearted piece of entertainment with copious amounts of fake blood and intestines as well as vulgar jokes and clichéd "battle-of-the- sexes" humor. Great Britain pretty much reigns in this area at this moment, by the way, with other famous and acclaimed titles like "The Cottage", "Shaun of the Dead", "Doomsday", "Severance", "Lesbian Vampire Killers" …

Seven thirty-something friends have planned a weekend of heavy drinking and macho talking, so that they can help buddy Vince get over his divorce. They head out to a town called Moodley, in the middle of British countryside nowhere, where there reputedly are more female inhabitants than males and where one of the blokes' grandmothers has an empty cottage. Straight from their arrival, they're being attacked by the women of Moodley who turned into bloodthirsty and flesh-craving demonic beasts. From a left behind soldier, they hear that the women are infected with experimental military virus and already devoured the entire male population in town. If Neil, Vince and C° ever want to get out alive, they'll have to defend themselves with imaginative weapons, like golf clubs, remote controlled toy cars, cloth hangers and hedge clippers. "Doghouse" is a zealous splatter comedy with a couple of gory highlights (including a head split with an ax) and a handful of funny situations, but it's also quite derivative and forgettable. We've all seen plenty of cheerful zombie movies (most recent there was "Zombieland") and the genre has nothing new to offer. The so-called "Unique Selling Preposition" – to put it in marketing terms – of this film is the fact that only women become infected with the virus. "Dogshouse" is a spitfire of typical macho dialogs and anti-feminist jokes, so I wouldn't exactly label this as the ideal date movie.


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