Monday, December 14, 2015

The Plague Dogs

The Plague Dogs is a 1982 British feature-length animated adaptation of the Richard Adams book by the same name. The two main characters are dogs that have escaped from a research facility. One of them is voiced by John Hurt.

opening scene:

You can watch the full film online at this link.

Moria gives it 5 out of 5 stars and calls it an "unsung masterpiece". Den of Geek says, "The eye to detail extends beyond just eye-catching visuals."

The NYT praises the visual style and says it's "distinguished by its unusually lifelike animation." Rotten Tomatoes has a 90% audience rating.


  1. This sounds awesome. I will have to watch it, especially since you provided a link. But even more than that, I am sure I'll like the theme, and it sounds like I'll appreciate the visuals, too.

    1. It's sad but such an important issue.