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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.

Director:

Jake West

Writer:

Dan Schaffer
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Dyer ... Neil
Noel Clarke ... Mikey
Emil Marwa Emil Marwa ... Graham
Lee Ingleby ... Matt
Keith-Lee Castle ... Patrick
Christina Cole ... Candy
Terry Stone ... Sergeant Gavin Wright
Neil Maskell ... Banksy
Emily Booth 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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Storyline

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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Romance is dead. See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Trivia

The name of the company that drives them to the village is West Tours named after the film's director Jake West. 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

Mikey: Now you decide to shoot something, you fucking monkey's arse ring!
Sergeant Gavin Wright: I had one bullet left. I was saving it for when I really needed it.
Mikey: You're still a twat!
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References Match of the Day (1964) See more »

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She Is The New Thing
Performed by The Horrors
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Very predictable, but not bad
26 March 2014 | by Leofwine_dracaSee all my reviews

DOGHOUSE is a British stab at the comedy horror genre, featuring a group of guys who go off on holiday to a remote woodland locale and find themselves at the mercy of some zombie-type creatures. It's a film that's more than happy to reveal its inspirations, which here seem to be the likes of horror classics such as THE EVIL DEAD as well as more recent fare like SEVERANCE, which also starred Danny Dyer.

As such, the story is entirely predictable and almost everything that happens has been done before, and probably better. Despite that, it's quite a watchable film, filled to the brim with lots of humour - a lot of it sexist, it has to be said - and gore effects which keep it bubbling along. It's surprisingly entertaining given the pedigree of director Jake West, who has made some real tosh over the years (I'm thinking of EVIL ALIENS in particular).

The cast is littered with familiar faces and more than a few decent actors (Stephen Graham, Noel Clarke) and Dyer plays one of those laid-back, likable lead characters that he always seems to adopt. The special effects and various action scenes are all well-handled, although it has to be said that the actresses playing the various Zombirds are all terribly, embarrassingly over the top (particularly Emily Booth). Still, this is unashamedly adult in tone, which is a plus, and it's a masterpiece in comparison to the execrable LESBIAN VAMPIRE KILLERS!


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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 2009 (UK) See more »

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Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$179,836
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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