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Black Dog (1998)

PG-13
89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Ex-truck driver Jack Crews (Patrick Swayze) has just been released from prison for vehicular manslaughter after losing control and hitting a stranded motorist. His family is in danger of losing their house, so he takes a job from his boss ...See moreEx-truck driver Jack Crews (Patrick Swayze) has just been released from prison for vehicular manslaughter after losing control and hitting a stranded motorist. His family is in danger of losing their house, so he takes a job from his boss driving a truck up from Atlanta "off the books". Little does he know, the trailer is loaded with illegal artillery, and Red (Meat Loaf) is hell bent on hijacking it. Jack teams up with Earl (Randy Travis) to deliver the load and save his family. Written by Ian O. See less
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Debra Neil-Fisher | Sabrina Plisco (as Sabrina Plisco-Morris)
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$30,000,000
Opening weekend
$4,809,375
Gross (US & Canada)
$12,951,088
Gross (World)
$12,951,088
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May 1, 1998 (United States)

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Patrick Swayze
Jack Crews Jack Crews   See fewer
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Graham Beckel
Cutler Cutler   See fewer
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Brenda Strong
Melanie Melanie   See fewer
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Junior Junior   See fewer
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Charles S. Dutton
Ford (as Charles Dutton) Ford (as Charles Dutton)   See fewer
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Stephen Tobolowsky
McClaren McClaren   See fewer
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Hester Hargett
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Stuart Greer
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Trooper Trooper   See fewer
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Gene Hartline
Benny (uncredited) Benny (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.4 / 10 | 7,900 votes