Dog Soldiers

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Dog Soldiers ★★ 2001 (R)

Military werewolf flick finds a British army squad on manuevers in the Scottish highlands. When they find their Special Ops war-game foes half-eaten except for leader Ryan, they're set upon by the creatures. The survivors are rescued by a passing female zoologist and taken to a cabin to hold up for the night. Pic becomes an “Assault on Precinct 13”-type siege as the creatures try to get to the soldiers, some of whom have taken on distinctly canine tendences. Hit-and-miss black humor, paired with too-British banter and low-tech effects make this one a bit hard to swallow for most. 104m/C VHS, DVD . GB LU Sean Pert-wee, Kevin McKidd, Liam Cunningham, Thomas Lockyer, Emma Cleasby; D: Neil Marshall; W: Neil Marshall; M: Mark Thomas.