White Dog

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White Dog
Directed bySamuel Fuller
Screenplay by
Based onWhite Dog
by Romain Gary
Produced byJon Davison
CinematographyBruce Surtees
Edited byBernard Gribble
Music byEnnio Morricone
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release dates
  • July 7, 1982 (1982-07-07) (France)
  • November 12, 1982 (1982-11-12) (United States)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$7,000,000 (estimated)
Box office$46,509 (United States)

White Dog is a 1982 American drama movie. It is about a white dog that is trained to attack black people. Kristy McNichol plays Julie Sawyer, Paul Winfield plays Keys, and Burl Ives plays Carruthers.

The movie was very controversial for its racial themes. Paramount Pictures didn't release it for a long time because of concern for negative press. It was finally released uncut in the United States in December 2008.

The movie received very good reviews from critics.

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