- Man's Best Friend (film)
name = Man's Best Friend
Ally Sheedy Lance Henriksen Robert Costanzo Fredric Lehne John Cassini J.D. Daniels
Nancy Frazen Michael N. Knue
New Line Cinema
November 19, 1993(USA)
runtime = 97 min.
language = English
budget = $6,000,000 (estimated)
gross = $12,974,636 (USA)
amg_id = 1:122829
imdb_id = 0107504
Dr. Jarret (Lance Henriksen) genetically engineers a security system, which he calls Max, by taking a
Tibetan Mastiffdog and genetically splicing in the genes of other animals to give it their traits. Max gets released from the lab by report Lori Tanner (Ally Sheedy), and adopts her as his new master. She doesn't realize that Max is killing anyone around her he views as a threat to her or as competition for her affections. When he believes Tanner has betrayed him after Jarret finds them, she becomes his next target.
During the movie, Max demonstrated several abilities resulting from the genetic manipulation, including:
*Extremely acidic urine that was able to damage a fire hydrant
*Sufficient jaw strength that was powerful enough to gnaw through a metal brake line
*Swallowed a cat whole after climbing a tree with jaguar-like agility
*Ability to change his appearance to blend into his own surrounding environment much like chameleons are incorrectly believed to do
*Ability to run at speeds up to 60 miles per hour, and jump at abnormal heights for a dog
*Extraordinary intelligence for a dog as shown that he was smart enough to hide the body of at least one of his victims
*Revealed to have enhanced sight, hearing, strength and stamina by Dr. Jarret though these abilities seemed to never by demonstrated by Max
*"He bit the hand that fed him... and then he ate the rest."
*"His bark isn't half as bad as his bite."
*"Nature created him. Science perfected him. But no one could control him."
*"BEWARE OF DOG."
Ally Sheedyas Lori Tanner Lance Henriksenas Dr. Jarret Robert Costanzoas Detective Kovacs Fredric Lehneas Perry John Cassinias Detective Bendetti J.D. Danielsas Rudy William Sandersonas Ray Trula M. Marcusas Annie Robin Fratesas Judy Sanders
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