Baxter (1990)

The French-filmed Baxter is based on the American novel Hell Hound. The title character is a bull terrier, who in the course of the film has many masters--and for good reason. Baxter has been instrumental in the deaths or serious injuries… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 7, 1990
DVD Release Date: July 17, 2007
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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
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Nominally a black comedy, but is one of those films where the horror of the situation outweighs any desire you have to laugh.

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Adam Mahler
delayed seeing this b/c it looked gimmicky (a cross btw Look Who's Talking 3 and Henry:Portrait of a Serial Killer) and trivializing of Nazism; but the… More
Sylvester Kuo
A bizarre film chronicling the life and death of a bull terrier who seeks to find the perfect owner. Baxter is a coming of age film for a dog with some really… More
Robert C
Baxter is a bit of a K-9 sociopath. But the film is shot in such a way that you really feel like he's a "troubled youth" going from one… More
Anthony Valletta
A lot to say about racism, and the human condition. It's not a comedy, its deep drama.
Stella Dallas
really disturbing and unique black, black 'comedy' told from a dog's point of view. i really felt for this dog! animal lovers proceed with… More