Filmed under the more descriptive title "The Dogboys," this hell-hole movie is an amalgam of THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (1932) and horror schlock like THE PACK (1977). Action pic cliches clog this escapism's suspense arteries.
After taking part in a barroom brawl, cocky ex-marine Julian Taylor (Dean Cain) gets shoved in a Southern slammer where the convicts, as part of their work duties, help train bloodhounds to discourage prison breakouts. Although the Dogboy program at Retrieve Prison is the brainchild of Capt. Brown
(Bryan Brown), Taylor is trained Pappy (Sean McCann) and Willy B. (Richard Chevolleau).
Willy B. is actually an assistant to local D.A. Jennife...