Top Dog (1994) - Rotten Tomatoes

Top Dog (1994)




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In this action comedy, renegade cop Jake Wilder investigates the death of his old friend, Lou Swanson, another cop, who was killed while investigating the bombing of a San Diego housing project. To solve the murder and stop the bomber, Wilder teams up with Swanson's partner, a German Shepherd named Reno. At first the new partners do not get along, but eventually they begin working as a team and discover that the culprit was a white-supremacist group. This film stirred up a lot of controversy when it first came out as the distributors exhibited remarkably bad judgment by releasing it two weeks after the Oklahoma City bombing of a Federal building that resulted in the death of close to two hundred innocent people, some of them small children.

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Chuck Norris
as Jake Wilder
Clyde Kusatsu
as Capt. Callahan
Michele Lamar Richards
as Savannah Boyette
Peter S. Moore
as Karl Koller
Peter Savard Moore
as Karl Koller
Erik von Detten
as Matthew Swanson
Carmine Caridi
as Lou Swanson
Herta Ware
as Jake's mother
Kai Wulff
as Otto Dietrich
Francesco Quinn
as Mark Curtains
Timothy Bottoms
as Nelson Houseman
Ron Johnson
as Detective #1
Fred Bailey
as TV Repairman
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Critic Reviews for Top Dog

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

Why, exactly, would you want to make a movie about racist hate groups, and then disguise it as family entertainment about a cute dog?

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

Dog you say?

April 27, 2003 | Rating: 1/5

Audience Reviews for Top Dog

I remember this one being fun, but this concept got driven into the ground in the late 80's & all through the 90s.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

Great buddy film with action-comedy of Chuck Norris who teams up with a canine partner to bring down a white supremacist group.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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