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Lawn Dogs (1998)

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Critic Reviews: 4
Fresh: 1 | Rotten: 3

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A young girl finds friendship on the wrong side of the career tracks in this drama. Camelot Gardens is a "gated community" where wealthy people can purchase luxurious (if sterile) homes and a security force ensures that riffraff will be kept away from your door after nightfall. The Stockard family are new arrivals at Camelot Gardens; father Morton (Christopher McDonald) is a businessman who wants to go into politics, while mother Clare (Kathleen Quinlan) busies herself with affairs with younger

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Drama, Art House & International, Comedy

Naomi Wallace

Dec 8, 1998

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All Critics (37) | Top Critics (10) | Fresh (13) | Rotten (5)

a minor classic - look for it!

September 19, 2004
Shadows on the Wall

While it's true that fairy tales paint good and evil in black and white, Wallace's story suffers from such a simplistic presentation.

June 28, 2004 Full Review Source: Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

...what really kills the movie and leaves it with an aftertaste worse than raw garlic, is the ethereal ending.

January 17, 2003 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
Reel Film Reviews

A smart and satirical look at suburban angst.

September 18, 2002
eFilmCritic.com

Vividly depicts the animosity of class warfare and the sad plight of those who dare to take a stand against conformity.

March 1, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

An evocative character study which mows down much of its indie competition.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

Audience Reviews for Lawn Dogs

This was just ok, Sam Rockwell gives a great performance, but the story just seems disorganized.
June 27, 2011
Tomassgringo

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A really sweet film, Rockwell and a very young Barton are brilliant. Only cheap visual effects towards the end of the film let it down.
September 22, 2009
SirPant

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Sam Rockwell was great, but I'm sure I've seen it before. Just with a different title and actors.
November 23, 2006
mjgildea

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Watch it for free on online ;)
November 2, 2011
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