Dog Soldiers
Dog Soldiers (2002)

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… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: July 20, 2002
DVD Release Date: November 5, 2002
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Perry
Boston Globe

Marshall puts a suspenseful spin on standard horror flick formula.

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Heather Wixson
Daily Dead

Dog Soldiers is an incredible showcase of Marshall's (then) burgeoning talent, bursting with raw action & demonstrating you don't always need a huge budget if you know how to create a fiercely compelling story.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Falls back mainly on army squad clichés and rote conflicts, along the way delivering a group of protagonists woefully short on personality.

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Mark Rahner
Seattle Times

One of the most gloriously unsubtle and adrenalized extreme shockers since The Evil Dead.

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Craig J. Clark
The Dissolve

Dog Soldiers remains Marshall's most potent distillation of taut action, unrelenting horror, and gallows humor.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

One of the best, coolest, most action-packed horror films in years.

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Mark Adams
Hollywood Reporter

There is a welcome lack of pretension about the film, which very simply sets out to entertain and ends up delivering in good measure.

Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Neil Marshall's The Descent ranks as one of the best horror films of modern times, but the British writer-director already had another grade-A monster movie under his belt before his breakthrough feature.

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Steve Biodrowski

One of the best all-out, no-apologies, hell-bent-for-leather horror films to emerge from the beginning of the 21st century

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
Low-budget gold is what you can call this film. After a group of military finds themselves running from creatures in the woods, it eventually leads to them… More
Directors Cat
Dog Soldiers is the best modern low budget horror film i've ever seen. The premise seems corny and so does it's image but when it unfolds itself it… More
Phil Hubbs
Could this be the British werewolf equivalent of 'Aliens'? a group of soldiers forced into a tight space, trapped and being taken down one by one, it… More
Alex roy
Dog Soldiers is one of the original werewolf films in recent memory. Directed by Neil Marshall who would later helm The Descent, this is a unique twist on old… More
Al S
A classic. An explosive and heart-pounding horror film debut by Director, Neil Marshall. A real triumph in the genre. It`s Predator meets Night of the living… More
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