R | | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A genetically engineered dog escapes from the science facility where it was created. A family takes it in unaware of its deadly instincts which soon emerge. The scientist who created the dog tries to find it before its too late.
Max had been trained to growl and speak by using a large bone to cue the dog.
You see, Max is a clone; he's not you typical dog. He's a genetic cross breed.
Detective Kovacs: A mutt.
Doctor Jarret: No, I do not mean a mutt, sir. Look around you. Each animal has a specific desirable trait, which is dedicated to their survival. If You took the D.N.A. from each, ...
When Ray is talking to Max, Lori's right hand is on her lap. However, in the next shot, her hand is on the side of the chair.
The version on USA Network includes scenes cut from the theatrical Version:
$3,861,079 21 November 1993