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Top Dog (1995)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 28 April 1995 (USA)
With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.

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With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.

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One's Tough... One's Smart... Together, They Unleash Explosive Action! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for shootings and martial arts violence | See all certifications »

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28 April 1995 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,093,707 (USA)
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Trivia

This encountered some flak as it was released just 9 days after the Oklahoma bombing. The film's plot features a gang of militant white supremacists who intend to detonate a bomb in a public place. Not surprisingly, the film took only $300 on its opening night in Oklahoma and the distributors - Live Entertainment - were forced to release a statement disassociating its film from the real-life incident. See more »

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At the check point chase when the car blows up, you can see the cable that is pulling the burning car. See more »

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A nail in Chuck's coffin
16 June 2004 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Both movies, Turner and Hooch and K-9 were good films. Comedies with both a good story and good actors in the cast. Top Dog is a recycled version of something trying to market itself to be another K-9 or Turner and Hooch king of movie. Top Dog lacked a strong actor such as Tom Hanks or great comedy like in K-9. Chuck Norris, who has done a number of excellent action films and went off to do a successful television series (Walker: Texas Ranger), could not hold this film together. For a child's movie, maybe, this film could be considered something decent, but it failed to find an audience older than 13. It is obvious that the studios wanted a summer comedy with some karate style action. What they produced was a mistake.


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