• Dog Eat Dog (2016)

Dog Eat Dog

Release Date: November 4th, 2016

DVD Release Date: December 27th, 2016

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Ex-cons, Troy (Nicolas Cage), Mad Dog (Willem Dafoe) and Diesel (Christopher Matthew Cook), are hired by an eccentric mob boss to kidnap a baby and hold it for a large ransom. When the abduction goes awry, the men find themselves on the run from the mob and the cops. Vowing to stay out of prison at all costs, getting away with the crime is a matter of life and death.

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Matthew Cook, Louisa Krause, Omar J. Dorsey, Melissa Bolona, Rey Gallegos, Chelcie Melton

Director: Paul Schrader

Genres: Thriller , Crime drama , Comedy

Keywords: Emotional, Hotel, House, Quest, Survival, Intense, 2010s, Brooding, Bar, Car

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film positively swills in its disreputability and all-around low-budgetness; sporting a healthy disregard for respectability, Schrader has just gone for it here with a highly focused recklessness that he turns to his creative advantage. show more

  • 50
    Jonathan RomneyScreen International

    One thing that can be said about brazen crime comedy Dog Eat Dog is that it’s a full-blooded venture in every respect, with Schrader and his leads Cage and Willem Dafoe clearly enjoying the gore-soaked frenzy. But the film also feels like a too- familiar reheating of in-your-face Tarantino-style crime tropes. show more

  • 40
    Robert AbeleTheWrap

    There are times you even wonder if Cage and Dafoe should have switched roles. But the true identity swap tragedy is within Schrader, the filmmaker having substituted his trademarked thoughtful approach to unacceptable men with a cheaper, imitative brand of cartoony bleakness. show more

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