Dog Soldiers
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British director Neil Marshall's directorial debut Dog Soldiers resurrects and embraces the low-budget horror-comedy. Sergeant Harry Wells (Sean Pertwee) leads a team of British soldiers on a routine expedition to the Scottish Highlands. The six men would rather be at home watching the game, but they are even more dismayed when a carcass lands on their campfire. The next morning, they happen upon a severely injured Captain Richard Ryan (Liam Cunningham) and the bloody remains of his squadron. Soon they are attacked by giant werewolf beasts and chased through the woods, only to be saved by… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 77%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Marshall puts a suspenseful spin on standard horror flick formula."
‑ Jonathan Perry, Boston Globe
"Falls back mainly on army squad clichés and rote conflicts, along the way delivering a group of protagonists woefully short on personality."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
"One of the best horror movies of 2002"
‑ Lucius Gore, ESplatter
"Pretend it's a werewolf itself by avoiding eye contact and walking slowly away. It's fun, but it's a real howler."
‑ Shannon J. Harvey, Sunday Times (Australia)
"Stock up on silver bullets for director Neil Marshall's intense freight train of a film."
‑ KJ Doughton, Film Threat
"One of the most gloriously unsubtle and adrenalized extreme shockers since The Evil Dead."
‑ Mark Rahner, Seattle Times
"One of the best, coolest, most action-packed horror films in years."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"A relentlessly gripping werewolf thriller. One of the best horror films of recent years."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"every once in a while, a movie will come along that turns me into that annoying specimen of humanity that I usually dread encountering the most - The Fanboy"
‑ Brian Mckay, eFilmCritic.com
"I'm convinced I could keep a family of five blind, crippled, Amish people alive in this situation better than these British soldiers do at keeping themselves kicking."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"There is a welcome lack of pretension about the film, which very simply sets out to entertain and ends up delivering in good measure."
‑ Mark Adams, Hollywood Reporter
"One of the best all-out, no-apologies, hell-bent-for-leather horror films to emerge from the beginning of the 21st century"
‑ Steve Biodrowski, Cinefantastique
"One of those 'exception to the rule' horror movies in which a little humour and a lot of effort go a very long way."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
"...one of the better horror comedies to hit video store shelves in a while."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Mark me down as a non-believer in werewolf films that are not serious and rely on stupidity as a substitute for humor."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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