Dogs in Space
Dogs in Space (1987)

A dramatic story about a houseful of youth with no apparent purpose in life, this film features pounding rock music and attitude problems galore. The main setting is a rundown dwelling in an impoverished district near Melbourne, Australia,… More

Rated: R
Running Time:
Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 1, 1987
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
63%
Flixster
User Score
85%


Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

A funny, elegiac, uplifting, and deliciously different movie.

Full review…
Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy

Energetic, youthful, frequently hilarious and ultimately so sad, Dogs in Space is an Australian counter-culture classic.

Full review…
Tim Groves
Senses of Cinema

This loose, even shallow, structure is a deliberate strategy.

Full review…
Caryn James
New York Times

The background is energetic; too bad the foreground is just as chaotic.

Full review…
Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

Few films connect with the punk experience like Dogs In Space, a slice of life in Seventies Melbourne that brings together all the major concerns of its era.

Full review…
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Richard Lowenstein seems as bored with the proceedings as most spectators are likely to be.

Full review…
Clint Morris
Film Threat

An inspired, unremittingly entertaining musical....a bit of timeless pop for your player

Full review…
More reviews for Dogs in Space

Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Somehow managed to never see this before, thought it was time I checked it out. Story (and I use that word lightly) is about a group of young people living in… More