Dog Soldiers is a highly rated British horror film released in 2002. The film was written and directed by Neil Marshall who is also known for writing a number of modern horror masterpieces, including The Descent (2005) and Doomsday (2008). The film received large amounts of extremely positive feedback; as well as having 6.8 rated score on IMDB, it received 76 out of 1000 on Rotten Tomatoes.
The cast of Dog Soldiers includes; Kevin McKidd, Sean Pertwee, Emma Cleasby, Liam Cunningham, Darren Morfitt, Chris Robson, Thomas Locker and Lesile Simpson.
Dog Soldiers received a number of wins at several different awards:
• Best DVD Release – Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films (2003)
• Golden Raven and Pegasus Audience Award – Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film (2002)
• Grand Prize of European Fantasy Film in Silver – Cinenygma Luxembourg International Film Festival (2002)
The film has also received various nominations:
• Grand Prize of European Fantasy Film in Gold – Cinenygma Luxembourg International Film Festival (2003)
• Empire Award – Empire Awards (2003)
• International Fantasy Film Award – Fantasporto (2003)
• Best Film – Stiges Catalonian International Film Festival (2002)
The Story of Dog Soldiers
A team of British army soldiers camping in the Scottish Highlands are there to carry out a training mission, where they encounter an unexpected and unwanted company. 105 minutes of gory and brutal horror.