Special Sub-Topic: It's A Dog's Life - Movie Wise That Is!
|A man attempts to rob a bank to pay for an operation for his partner, but the situation becomes one of hostages and then deteriorates into a media circus. What 1975 movie is this?|
Dog Day Afternoon. Starring Al Pacino and Charles Durning, this movie was based on a true story. In 1972, Sonny Wortzik attempted to rob a bank, with, eventually, approximately 250 police, the FBI, eight hostages and roughly 2,000 onlookers in attendance!
|What is the name of this 1960 movie about an orphan boy who makes friends with a wounded dog. The dog finds a gun and the rest would give the game away!|
A Dog's Best Friend. The dog, a German Shepherd, is named King and the gun is a murder weapon! Soon, both the boy and the dog are being pursued by the killer. Harry Dean Stanton appears in a somewhat minor role. He was, by the way, best man at Jack Nicholson's wedding to Sandra Knight (they divorced in 1968).
|This movie, which starred Porky Pig during 'Be Kind to Animals Week', it follows Porky when he affectionately pats a large, slobbering dog, which immediately takes a liking to him. This animation from 1951 is named what? |
Dog Collared. The dog ends up following Porky everywhere. With the voice of the inimitable Mel Blanc, this is a seven minute classic!
|British soldiers are in training in the Scottish wilderness and find a wounded Special Forces Captain and the remains of his team. What is the name of this movie from 2002?|
Dog Soldiers. Starring Sean Pertwee, son of 'Dr Who', this is a scary British movie! The soldiers are on patrol in Scotland and they come across a group of man eating beasts that turn out to be werewolf's!
|This full-length animated movie about a dog called 'Dog', from 1986, is well-loved 'down-under', not because it's an Aussie flick though. What's its name?|
The Dog's Tale. Based on the cartoon strip 'Footrot Flats' by Murray Ball, who spent his early years in New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa, this movie was 'set' on a mythical New Zealand farm and focused on the adventures of an optimistic farm dog and his owner Wallace Footrot.
|A young boy, living with his grandfather, discovers a beaten dog and adopts it and nurses it back to health. What is the name of this 1999 movie?|
A Dog of Flanders. This version, with Jack Wardon, Jon Voight and Cheryl Ladd is a re-remake of the original 1914 version of the movie. The original 1914 version was a short, first remade in 1959 with David Ladd in the cast.
|This 1993 movie featured a police officer, a mobster and a woman, who'd rather be anywhere but between them! What is the name of this movie?|
Mad Dog and Glory. Starring Robert de Niro, Uma Thurman and Bill Murray, this comedy/drama is about a policeman who saves the life of a mob/crime boss.
|With the tagline, 'beaten, branded, brutalised, but never broken' what is the name of this 1976 Aussie movie?|
Mad Dog Morgan. Starring Dennis Hopper, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil and Frank Thring, this Australian movie is based on the true story of an outlaw in the rough and ready world of the 1800s 'down under'.
|This movie, from 1997 'starred' Shawnee Smith (of 'Becker' fame), what was its name?|
Every Dog Has Its Day. With the tagline, 'a fateful night...a faithful dog...no donut', this is an offbeat comedy with most of it shot in a car in the rain!
|A rather 'offbeat' movie, a dog trainer attempts to reprogram vicious dogs who've been trained to attack and kill people with black skin! What is the name of this 1982 horror movie?|
White Dog. With Kristy McNichol in the 'starring' role, this powerful movie deals comprehensively with the issue of prejudice.
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