The Plague Dogs

The Plague Dogs (1982)

  • Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama
  • Release Date: 1982-10-21
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 132 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 43min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: United Artists
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director:
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From 132 Ratings
7.8 63%


The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a research laboratory in Great Britain. In the process of telling the story, the film highlights the cruelty of performing vivisection and animal research for its own sake.

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    Production Jake Eberts Executive Producer
    Sound Mark Berger Sound Designer
    Sound Tim Holland Sound Editor
    Directing Martin Rosen Director
    Production Martin Rosen Producer
    Writing Martin Rosen Writer
    Writing Richard Adams Novel
    Sound Patrick Gleeson Music
    Sound Brian Lintern Sound Editor
    Sound Philip Alton Sound Editor
    Art Gordon Harrison Production Design
    Sound Russ Hill Sound Designer
    Editing Richard Harkness Editor
    Sound John Nutt Sound Editor
    Visual Effects Martyn Hall Visual Effects Producer
    Visual Effects Tony Guy Animation Director
    Visual Effects Colin White Animation Director