Rabid Dogs (Cani arrabbiati) (Kidnapped) ( A Man and a Boy)
Rabid Dogs (Cani arrabbiati) (Kidnapped) ( A Man and a Boy) (1974)

An unreleased suspense thriller from Italy's master of horror and fantasy, Mario Bava, Rabid Dogs makes its belated debut in this special DVD release. When a bank robbery goes awry for a pair of violent criminals, they take an innocent… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 18, 2006
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michelle Devereaux
The Skinny

Its stripped-down malevolence is certainly effective, and the maniacal performances provide the kitsch.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Definitely one of Bava's more pessimistic films, but it shows just how far the master was capable of stretching into a more realistic, less expressionistic palate.

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Noel Murray
The Dissolve

As is often the case in the Bava-verse, Kidnapped turns out to be located at the intersection of every dime-paperback plot, in that wild space populated by crooks, vampires, astronauts, and cowboys, all tromping inexorably to The End.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Quite cynically, Bava evokes a human society where no one is to be trusted.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Dazzling

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Adam Mahler
Financial problems kept this film from being finished, but the rough cut as released in 1997 is a great B-movie with scrappy editing that compares to some work… More
Anthony Valletta
Sweltering and disturbing. One of Bava's finest hours.
Greg S
Fleeing a bloody payroll heist, three criminals abduct two adults and an unconscious, possibly dying child. Basically a five character hostage drama set almost… More
Michael Gildea
Rabid Dogs (not Kidnapped) starts off as a movie that's trying to be rotten either for the sake of being rotten or because the worst it can get is an… More