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Old 05-30-2013, 11:10 AM
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Movie About Escaped Genetically Engineered Dog

I just had a wild thought about a movie (I think) from around the late 80s/early 90s, about a dog which had been genetically engineered (for war?) with killer instinct, greater intelligence and certain body modifications that was released from the lab by animal rights activists(?) and ended up adopted as a stray by a family with kids.

I remember the dog having retractible claws and climbing a tree at one point, and of course, the upshot of the premise that I remember was that the dog ended up stalking and killing anyone who hassled family members.

I've been trying to remember more about it, but I'm not even sure about the breed...I thought it was a St. Bernard but I can't find any mention of anything similar googling "St. Bernard movies".

Anyone have an inkling?

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Old 05-30-2013, 11:14 AM
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Plague Dogs
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:17 AM
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:22 AM
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Watchers with Corey Haim? Based on a Dean Koontz book.
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:23 AM
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Watchers with Corey Haim? Based on a Dean Koontz book.
Einstein wasn't a killer, and didn't have genetically modified claws-he was just smart.
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:27 AM
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I should not be so awed that it took only 7 minutes...I've been here since 2000, so that's nothing new.

Czarcasm got it! Thank you!

Sorry, colander...I actually meant to mention that I knew it wasn't Plague Dogs in the OP and forgot.
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:27 AM
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I also wouldn't rule out Titanic: the Animated Movie. The dog in that is shady as hell.

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Old 05-30-2013, 02:13 PM
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My vote would be for Cowboy Bebop, featuring adorable, animated Ein, the Data Dog

What - this isn't a vote for the best show featuring a genetically-engineered dog?
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Old 05-30-2013, 02:24 PM
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Since OP is answered, I always liked A Boy and His Dog
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Old 05-30-2013, 03:17 PM
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Also, the Grant Morrison comic WE3 is excellent.
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:03 PM
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Even though that's not it, that film is more scary (or rather depressing) than any cheesy horror flick ever made!!
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:46 AM
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Einstein wasn't a killer, and didn't have genetically modified claws-he was just smart.
Was there a voice that kept on calling him?
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Old 05-31-2013, 10:20 AM
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Was there a voice that kept on calling him?
He was telepathically linked to another genetically enhanced creature(not dog) that was a killing machine.
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