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The Plague Dogs

Rating:PG-13 (for violent images and thematic elements.)
Genre:Drama, Action/Adventure, Animation
Release Date:December 17, 1983
Running time:103 minutes
Cast:John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin, James Bolam, Nigel Hawthorne, Warren Mitchell
Director:Martin Rosen
Producer:Martin Rosen
Writer:Martin Rosen, Richard Adams

Description: Like Watership Down, Plague Dogs is an animated cartoon feature based on a novel by Richard Adams and produced by Martin Rosen. And also like Watership Down, it is more appropriate for an older audience. Two dogs escape from a British government research lab. As the authorities hunt down the canine fugitives, the two dogs search for their original master and for a place where they'll be free from the iniquities and cruelties of Mankind. Plague Dogs was completed in 1982, but was not released in the US until two years later.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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